Aug 26, 2022

Paraprofessional I (Music) PT - 288

  • TrulyHired
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Part-time Education

Job Description

At Salt Lake City School District educating children is our primary business. Salt Lake City School District proudly employs four of the past seven Utah Teachers of the Year and the 2021 Utah School Nurse of the Year, and many of our schools have been recognized as Blue Ribbon Schools. At Salt Lake City School District, our strength is in our diversity. Our 20,000 students include students from across the globe who speak over 80 different languages. Most of our students come to our District from historically underserved populations. We invite you to join our world-class learning organization as we prepare our students for life, learning and citizenship.

As a paraprofessional you will work alongside teachers to support students throughout the instructional process. Paraprofessionals typically enjoy work hours that coincide with the school day, with school breaks, evenings, weekends, and holidays off work.

Hourly Non-Contract
FTE: .7375 (29.5/hrs. per week)

Anticipated Start: 08/29/2022

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
This position is NOT benefits eligible


Starting wage: $17.00 per hour (86-L)

Purpose Statement

The job of Paraprofessional I is to assist assigned teaching personnel in the supervision and instruction of students, and performing classroom clerical tasks in support of the instructional process.

This position reports to the Principal.

Per Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), applicants must be Highly Qualified to be considered for this position. This includes having a high school diploma or a recognized equivalent, along with one of the following three items: 1) completed at least two years at an accredited higher education institution (minimum 48 semester hours), or 2) obtained an associates (or higher) degree from an accredited higher education institution, or 3) satisfied a rigorous state or local assessment (Parapro Assessment). The higher education institution official transcripts or diploma, or a copy of the Paraprofessional Assessment must be provided with your application or upon a contingent offer of employment.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. Ability to pass a criminal justice fingerprint and criminal background clearance
  3. Must meet the Highly Qualified Requirements (ESSA)
  4. Speak, read, write, present professionally, analyze, and interpret written and verbal communications in English

Preferred Qualifications
  1. Knowledgeable of age appropriate activities; stages of child development; classroom management techniques; and development of effective lesson plans.
  2. Ability to administer first aid; apply assessment instruments; prepare and maintain accurate records.
  3. Ability to lead small groups; learn through play; communicate orally and in writing; and adhere to safety practices.
  4. Ability to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percent's, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others.
  5. Able to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job related equipment.
  6. Flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate physical education equipment and playground activities using standardized methods.
  7. Ability to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment.
  8. Ability to identify issues and create action plans for the purpose of problem solving.
  9. Able to independently interpret guidelines; communicate with diverse groups; maintain confidentiality; set priorities; work as part of a team; work with frequent interruptions; adapt to changing work priorities; being attentive to detail;
  10. Ability to work under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information and/or advising others; operating within a defined budget.
  11. Ability to utilize resources from other work units to meet goals and objectives.
  12. Experience in a K-12 education or public employment environment
  13. Spanish or other language proficiency, including ability to read, write, speak, and understand


Essential Functions
  1. Adapts classroom work under the direction of the teacher and provides a method to support and/or reinforce lesson plans.
  2. Administer tests and evaluations, under supervision of teacher (e.g. DRA, DIBELS, observational data for IEP goals, etc.) monitors student progress.
  3. Assists other personnel as required and needed (e.g. instructors, site administration, other para professionals, etc.) ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  4. Confers with teachers assisting in evaluating student progress and/or implementing student objectives.
  5. Implement students' learning and behavior plans to meet students' social and behavioral interventions, health care plans, and/or ensuring compliance with IEPs.
  6. Monitor individual students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, library, playground activities, field trip, bus boarding and exiting, etc.) providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  7. Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, data recording, etc.) to support the teacher and administrator.
  8. Provides appropriate classroom intervention with students under the Teacher's direction (e.g. booster groups, individual instruction, small group instruction, etc.) improving student learning and academic success.
  9. Prepare teaching materials and related reports (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and documenting student progress.
  10. Report incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining the personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code, administrative and/or school policies.
  11. Participates in various meetings, workshopsfor the purpose of receiving and/or conveyinginformation.
  12. Maintain regular and predictable attendance to fulfill job requirements efficiently and effectively.

Other Functions

Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and some fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 40% sitting, 30% walking, and 30% standing. This job is performed in a generally hazard free environment.

  • Position Type:Part-time
  • Positions Available:2
Job Categories :Career Education > Music
Classroom Teacher > Music Education
Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Human Resources
  • 440 E 100 S
  • Salt Lake City,Utah 84111
  • Phone: 801.578.8340
  • Email: click here

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