Jan 13, 2024

1:1 Paraprofessional - Cole Middle School

  • TrulyHired
  • East Greenwich, RI 02818, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

East Greenwich Public Schools is seeking applications for a 1:1 Paraprofessional. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Functions as part of the instructional team to assist the teacher in the achievement of classroom objectives. Assists teachers in the instruction and reinforcement of instruction of all students including those who have been identified with disabilities, individually and in small groups. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher. 2. May Assist the teacher in the classroom in the review, make-up, or continuous learning activities for a student or small group of students according to procedures established by the teacher. 3 . May assist the teacher in the instruction of students with identified disabilities. 4. Provides routine clerical support to teachers. 5. In accordance with the collective bargaining agreement, monitors and supervises students and/or continues lessons during short-term teacher absences. 6. Serves as the chief source of information and assistance to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher. 7. Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information. 8. Under the direction of the building principal supervises students during play periods, lunch periods, detention, and during student arrival and dismissal. 9. Operates all office equipment as required. 10. Successfully completes required job-related training. 11. Assists the teacher in maintaining a safe and orderly learning environment. Takes appropriate action when behavior becomes disruptive, uncontrollable, or harmful to the child or others. 12. Assists in the planning of IEP's under the supervision of the teacher. Functions as a member of the IEP team by attending and participating in IEP meetings. 13. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the building principal. COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Strong oral and written communication skills. The capability of responding simultaneously to a variety of needs for students and staff while maintaining a high degree of sensitivity to individual needs. INTERPERSONAL AND PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS: Ability to interact with students, staff, and members of the community in a pleasing and positive manner. Ability to effectively handle issues utilizing a personable problem solving approach. TEAM BASED SKILLS: Capable of working collegially with all levels of administration and staff. PLANNING SKILLS: Ability to prioritize the needs and requests of students and teachers within the school setting and respond in a professional and efficient manner. TECHNICAL SKILLS: Demonstrated proficiency in essential computing applications as required. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing this job the employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance as necessary.

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