USA

Special Education Paraprofessional

locationSiloam Springs - Arkansas (AR), 72761

atSiloam Springs School District

Estimated salary $34,330 - $40,201 a year

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Special Education Paraprofessional


FSLA: Non-exempt


REPORTS TO: Principal/Special Education Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma
  • At least one (1) of the following:
    • Two (2) years of college credit;
    • An associate’s degree (or higher);
    • Provide evidence of passing the Arkansas State Board of Education adopted Praxis Paraprofessional Assessment
  • Highly motivated with strong organizational skills; able to coordinate multiple tasks at one time.
  • Self-starter; able to work independently.
  • Must be willing and able to become certified in the crisis management program we utilize, PCMA.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 185 day contract with

benefits according to Siloam Springs School Board policies.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assisting students in achieving academic success.
  • Working with students who may be aggressive or disruptive in class.
  • Helping student by providing behavioral support.
  • Personal care responsibilities.
  • Helping students with social integration.
  • Consulting and collaborating with the Special Education and Regular education teachers.
  • Process invoices, track expenses, and produce expense reports.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Present and communicate in a professional manner.
  • Work additional hours or overtime as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors or administration.

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