CONDITIONAL PARAEDUCATOR, JOB 17-802

Mariner High School ( learn more )

Mukilteo School District

Everett , WA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2873085
  • Application Deadline: December 12, 2017
  • Posted : December 5, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

This is a 6.5 hour, conditional paraeducator position at Mariner High School.  Hours for this position are from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The successful candidate will assist a special needs student in a wheelchair with academics under the direction of the teacher, mobility, diapering, and feeding.   Must have, or be willing to obtain, Right Response certification. 

 

JOB TITLE:                                        Paraeducator

 

JOB CLASSIFICATION:                     Paraeducator - MESP

 

REPORTS TO:                                     Principal

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Assist the teacher with planning, preparation and delivery of a quality instructional program based upon state standards, district curriculum, and effective instruction for students with diverse learning needs.  Supervise students at recess, in the cafeteria, library, assistance for students riding the bus, and perform crossing guard duties before and after school.  May assist with implementation of special education services for students i.e., IEP goals, medical assistance, physical support and personal care.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist teacher(s) with the daily supervision of students for the purpose of maintaining and providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Under the teacher’s direction, administer multiple student tests, collect and maintain diagnostic and test data, update student records, and assess student progress.
  • Assist teacher(s) with monitoring and managing student behavior and progress; share observations with teacher(s) and other professional staff.
  • Assist teacher(s) with implementation of various strategies to address diverse student needs and support individual educational growth and achievement goals.
  • Provide clerical and general classroom assistance for staff, which may include collection and data entry of information, correspondence, copying, filing, and preparation of classroom materials.
  • Administer first aid, medical assistance, physical support and personal care for the purpose of providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile, and/or disabled children. 
  • Provide physical assistance for students with special needs such as feeding, toileting, proper lifting and positioning of students in and out of chairs and with adaptive equipment; assist students with the use specific equipment related to their disability (e.g., materials, assistive technology, visual aids).
  • Track and dispense authorized student medications.
  • Perform crossing guard duties before and after school to supervise and monitor students.
  • Assist with monitoring students in the cafeteria and/or at recess; assist with maintaining a clean and orderly environment for student safety and well-being.
  • Participate in meetings and training for the purpose of sharing information, improving the employee skills and knowledge, implementing school initiatives and addressing student needs.
  • Comply with District Policies.
  • Maintain consistent presence at assigned worksite and regularly work hours specified.
  • May be subject to reassignment of job duties depending on program, building and student needs
  • Such other related job duties as assigned by supervisor(s).

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of math, spelling, reading, grammar, and punctuation
  • Desire and aptitude to work with students
  • Ability to positively and professionally interact with students, supervisors, and staff
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a team situation
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage student behavior
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and meet deadlines in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to operate or willingness to learn to operate standard classroom equipment
  • Ability to provide for the physical, health and safety needs of students
  • Demonstrated ability to provide physical assistance for and properly lift students in and out of chairs in accordance with safe lifting requirements and the use of adaptive equipment as required.
  • Knowledge of computer applications used to assist with student learning
  • Ability to strengthen job-related competencies

Education/Certification: 

  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Two years of study at an institution of higher education (72 quarter credits or 48 semester credits), or have obtained an associate’s (or higher) degree or have successfully passed the Para Pro Assessment developed by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). 
  • Valid Washington Driver's License, with acceptable driving record
  • Depending on assignment, may be required to complete behavior modification programs, including safe physical restraining techniques and/or other training as required.

Experience: 

Job related experience desired

 

Physical Requirements:  Paraeducator

 

 

Occasionally

1% - 33%

Frequently

34% - 65%

Continually

66% - 100%

Sitting

X

 

 

Standing

 

 

X

Walking

 

 

X

Crouching

X

 

 

Kneeling/Crawling

X

 

 

Stooping

 

X

 

Twisting Knees

 

X

 

Twisting Waist

 

X

 

Twisting Neck

 

X

 

Climbing

X

 

 

Balancing

X

 

 

Leg/Foot Use

 

 

X

Reaching

 

X

 

Handling/Grasping

 

X

 

Fingering/Feeling

 

X

 

Pushing/Pulling

 

X

 

Lifting/Carrying

 

X

 

Talking

 

X

 

Hearing

 

 

X

Vision

 

 

X

Near Acuity

X

 

 

Far Acuity

 

X

 

Depth Perception

 

X

 

Color Vision

 

 

X

Field of Vision

 

X

 

Smell

 

 

X

Work Outdoors

 

X

 

Work Indoors

 

 

X

 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 18.73 to $ 24 Per Hour
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Job Requirements

    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Linda Kim
    • 9401 Sharon Dr
    • Everett, Washington 98204

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