USA

Paraeducator IV/V - SPED

locationKingman - Arizona (AZ), 86401

atKingman Unified School District #20

Estimated salary From $24 an hour

Job Description:

Summary/Objective

The Paraeducator IV/V works within a special education classroom, under the supervision of a special education teacher, providing general classroom support or one-on-one assistance to a student. Paraeducator IV/V positions exist within schools throughout the district.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Responding to all internal and external customers, as it relates to the job, in a prompt, efficient, friendly, and patient manner
  • Instructing, within close proximity to the teacher, individual students or small groups of students to reinforce material or skills initially introduced by the teacher
  • Assisting students with various physical, emotional and educational needs adhering to guidelines of student I.E.P
  • Assisting with assessments, grading papers and completing records under the supervision of the certified teacher
  • Distributing and collecting workbooks, papers and other materials for instruction
  • Copying, collating and filing worksheets and requested documents
  • Developing and creating bulletin boards, signs, borders and classroom displays
  • Operating and caring for equipment used for instructional purposes
  • Assisting with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, play periods, lunch/breakfast periods, field trips, crossing guard, bus assistant, after school activities, school gate duty
  • Alerting the teacher to any problem or special information about a student
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of protected student and staff member information even after no longer employed
  • Maintaining knowledge of and adheres to all policies, regulations, and rules
  • Performing related duties as assigned in a safe and prudent manner
  • One-on-one assistance to a student
  • May provide support to students requiring daily care in the areas of toileting and special feeding
  • May work with students with severe behavior problems

Other Duties

This job description is not a

comprehensive listing of duties, responsibilities, or activities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment

This job operates in a school environment.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Regularly required to see, talk and hear
  • Regularly climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Regularly reach with hands and arms
  • Regularly lift, push and/or move up to 50 pounds

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

At-Will Notice of Employment does not provide a guarantee of a particular schedule of work or a minimum number of days or hours.

These are 9-month, 32-hour per week positions. This position is eligible for medical benefits. The employee will work eight hours per day Monday through Thursday during core business hours.


Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • AA degree, 60 college credits from an accredited university, or satisfactory results on an Arizona state-approved competency exam (ParaPro)

Preferred Education and Experience

Working with students or children.


Required Certifications/Licenses

May require First Aid/CPR certification and/or Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Training


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass a criminal background check and obtain a Fingerprint Clearance Card with an IVP number through the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

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