Albany Area Schools - Albany Middle School nParaprofessional (Grades 6-8) nStarting 2021-2022 School Year nHours - 8:00am- 3:00pm n n Position Purpose: n " }, { "id": "1", "content": " Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist students in the classroom and during the school day to meet instructional goals and objectives. " }, { "id": "2", "content": " " }, { "id": "3", "content": " Essential Job Functions: " }, { "id": "4", "content": " - Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. n - Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs. n - Assists with reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs. n - Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance. n - Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task. n - Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas. n - Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision. n - Constructs, copies and distribute and use educational materials as needed. n - Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc. n - Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities. n - Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs. n " }, { "id": "5", "content": " " }, { "id": "6", "content": " Additional Duties: " }, { "id": "7", "content": " - Perform any other related duties as assigned. n " }, { "id": "8", "content": " Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. " }, { "id": "9", "content": " " }, { "id": "10", "content": " Equipment: n Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers. n n Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: " }, { "id": "11", "content": " - Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. n - Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students. n - Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers/ipads and software applications n - Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals. n - Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others. n - Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs. n - Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work. n - Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required. n - Effective writing and verbal communication skills. n " }, { "id": "12", "content": " " }, { "id": "13", "content": " Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards: " }, { "id": "14", "content": " Works in standard office and school building environments. " }, { "id": "15", "content": " " }, { "id": "16", "content": " Qualifications Profile: " }, { "id": "17", "content": " Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. nTypical qualifications would be equivalent to: " }, { "id": "18", "content": " - High School diploma or equivalent. n - Prior experience working with special needs children desirable. n n Wage Range $14.56 - $17.26 n n Application Deadline: nOpen Until FIlled n n nDirect questions about the position to pconrad@district745.org nQuestions about the online application can be directed to arausch@district745.org n " }, { "id": "19", "content": " n " }, { "id": "20", "content": " n" }
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