The North Polk Central Elementary School is seeking to hire a Full-Time special ed paraprofessional. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•supporting a safe, positive teaching and learning environment.
•assisting in the physical and intellectual development of students.
•supporting the social, emotional, and behavioral development of students.
•establishing positive and productive relationships.
•communicating consistently with teachers, staff, and students.
•demonstrating ethical and professional standards of conduct.
•collaborating with teachers, administrators, and other support staff to ensure best practice and that supports are in place for students.
•participating in professional learning opportunities, as appropriate.
•adhering to the Individual Education Plan and maintaining confidentiality regarding student educational programming.
Individual must be flexible, collaborative, and willing to learn and grow. Paraeducator certification is desired or the willingness to obtain certification.
The North Polk Community School District is a progressive educational community located in the Des Moines metro area just north of Ankeny serving the communities of Alleman, Elkhart, Polk City, and Sheldahl. The District proudly serves over 1600 learners from 3 year old preschool through 12th grade in four buildings (West Elementary, PK-3 thru 4th; Central Elementary, PK-4 thru 5th, Middle School, 6th-8th; and High School, 9th-12th).
Visit the North Polk website (www.northpolk.org) for application details.
The North Polk CSD is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is the policy of the North Polk Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Mary Jane Stites, Director of Special Programs, 13930 NE 6th Street, Alleman, Iowa (515) 984-3400.