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Openings as of 10/23/2018
Student Support Services

  • Substitute Para Educator - $11.34 per hour for 2018-19 School Year JobID: 291
  • Position Type:
      Student Support Services/Substitute

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Various Buildings

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:

      Davenport Community Schools

    Duties & Responsbilities:

    • Willing to work at a variety of school buildings and classrooms with sometimes limited notice as to assignment.  Hours of work will vary between the buildings.
    • Working with a variety of students, including but not limited to students in regular education classrooms, behavior disordered students, students with physical and/or mental disabilities, at-risk students, preschool/elementary/intermediate/high school-aged students, and students with diverse ethnic and/or socioeconomic backgrounds.
    • Working under the supervision of classroom teacher(s) to provide academic assistance, social adjustment and instruction on skills to students.
    • Assisting with daily activities and routine care of students.
    • Following teacher(s) direction for instruction.
    • Modeling flexibility in duties as the needs of students change.
    • Modeling enthusiasm and patience.
    • Assisting, when needed, with lunchroom duties and playground supervision.
    • Willingness to use positive reinforcement techniques and appropriate guidance techniques to assist in managing developmental behavior throughout the school routine including transition times, and activities redirection.
    • Assisting in arrival and/or departure of students.
    • Willing to work well as part of a team, and also ability to work with individuals, small and large groups.
    • Maintaining and respecting confidentiality in accordance with District rules and regulations.
    • Maintaining positive interpersonal skills with students, parents and staff.
    • Preparing materials for classroom teacher(s).
    • Ability to multi-task and follow directions.
    • Ability to anticipate and solve problems.
    • Using office equipment, including but not limited to: fax machines, copiers, computers, telephones.
    • Other duties as assigned by building Administrator(s).

    Physical Requirements:

    • Some buildings are multi-level and require the use of stairs.
    • Walking medium to long distances in hallways.
    • Ability to stand more than half the time.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Willingness and ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions.
    • Ability to reach, bend and squat.
    • Some assistance with student transfers from wheelchairs may be needed, depending upon the classroom needs.

    Special Qualifications Desired:

    • High school diploma or GED
    • Flexible
    • Dependable, punctual and responsible
    • Friendly, caring, compassionate, patient, understanding, sensitive, firm personality
    • Basic computer knowledge may be necessary
    • Experience in working with children preferred
    • Good communication and organizational skills

    Interested Applicants should submit an online application.

Postings current as of 10/23/2018 5:39:48 PM CST.

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