Openings as of 1/15/2019
Paraprofessional Job Description
Title: Early Childhood Paraprofessional Job Description
Reports to: Principal, supervising teacher(s)
The position of Paraprofessional (Teacher’s Aide) is a classified position limited to the annual student attendance days plus any professional development (training) days as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent. The Paraprofessional is to assist in the learning process in assigned areas of student, to perform a variety of supportive tasks for for students and instructional personnel to perform related work as required.
1. Valid Illinois State Board of Education Professional Educator’s License
2. Valid Illinois State Board of Education Paraprofessional License
3. Valid Illinois State Board of Education Substitute Teaching Certificate
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist students in the learning process.
Work with students individually or in small groups, as directed by the supervising teacher.
Provide support and input in selecting activities appropriate to the abilities, needs, and interests of the students.
Assist in maintaining the classroom in a functional, attractive, and orderly environment.
Assist the teacher in complying with IEP requirements and objectives.
Reinforce behavioral expectation as directed by the classroom teacher.
Manage discipline problems in accordance with administrative regulations, school board policies, and legal, requirements.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Perform the physical tasks necessary to monitor, supervise and physically assist students throughout the school day during a variety of instructional activities. Must be able to function effectively in an active, loud environment. Must be able to adapt to changes in the work environment as circumstances require.
The paraprofessional position is a nine (9) month classified (at-will) position. The numbers of actual hours to be worked will include the actual number of schedule student-attendance hours plus any assigned extra duties and training/professional development hours.
Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by an administrator.