PARAPROFESSIONAL (MEDIA CENTER)

High School

Attleboro Public Schools

Attleboro , MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2841930
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : September 12, 2017

Job Description

Media Center Paraprofessional

Position Purpose
Under the direct supervision of the Principal, to assist the school librarian and certified professional staff in the media center to enable students to effectively use the instructional materials in the center.

Hours
Reports 8am-3pm Monday - Friday

Essential Job Functions
  • Assist students in locating reference and other instructional materials for the purpose of facilitating the proper and efficient use of media center books, materials and equipment.
  • Assists the Principal and Librarian with school publications and communications. 
  • Assist in reinforcement in reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, media and other skills. 
  • Assist in maintaining the circulation desk operations and circulation files.
  • Work with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning.
  • Operate audio visual equipment as needed.
  • Assist in cataloging and filing learning materials.
  • Construct, copy, distribute and use educational materials.
Additional Duties
Perform any other related duties as assigned.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment
  • Assist in the utilization and maintenance of instructional and non-instructional equipment, including a personal computer if necessary.
  • Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.
Communication Requirements
  • Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
  • Effective writing and communication skills.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform complex arithmetic operations.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
  • Ability to follow directives of teacher, media specialist or other supervisor, and assist students with respect to instructional and non-instructional tasks.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.
                Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.

Qualifications Profile
  • Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of college level coursework or passing of examination as required by the No Child Left Behind Act.
  • Prior experience working with children desirable.
Applications will be considered when a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation and transcripts have been submitted via our online application system with Applicant Tracking.  Qualified candidates should apply online at www.attleboroschools.com.  Follow the link to Employment, and the job link to Applicant Tracking to apply for this job. 
Application deadline:  Open until filled
E.O.E.  
 
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
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    • Employment at Attleboro Public Schools
    • 100 Rathbun Willard Drive
    • Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703
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