High school diploma/equivalency.
Manual dexterity,lifting (as much as 50 lbs), pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, sitting, speaking, hearing, mobility.
Ability to successfully accomplish/complete inservice training.
Conscientiously accept and follow directions.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Exhibit sound judgment.
Adaptable to variety of situations.
Fundamental understanding of special education students.
Each para will assist in the transportation of student(s) who may be mildly, moderately and/or severely disabled. The bus para is responsible for:
Safe environment for transporting special needs students
Securing students in proper seating/spaces
Recording/charting student data
Assuring an orderly environment
Appropriately restraining students
Monitoring students for changes which require medication
Communicating effectively with school personnel, patrons and students
Handling a variety of stressful situations, with flexibility in adjusting to varied levels of persistence
Terms of Employment:
9 months; salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education.
Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board policy on evaluation of Paraprofessional Personnel
The performance responsibilities are not limited to those outlined in this description and may include any other responsibilities as assigned by the administrator/supervisor.
Job Category: Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA Contact Information
- Rebecca Dortch
- 624 SW 24th Street
- Topeka, Kansas 66611