PARA PROFESSIONAL I - PRE-KINDERGARTEN - REMAINDER OF THE YEAR ONLY - BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2876738
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 18, 2017

Job Description

Posting ID# 4909

 

December 18, 2017

 

POSITION:  Para Professional I - Pre-Kindergarten - Remainder of the Year Only

 

LOCATION: Boys & Girls Club

 

OPEN TO:  Employees of Carson City School District and external applicants.

 

APPLICATION PERIOD:  Closes January 4, 2018, or until filled.

 

SALARY & BENEFITS:  Grade 16.  Range begins with Step 1 = $11.99 per hour.  6.00 hours per day, 181 days per year with benefits according to the classified negotiated agreement. Employer-paid retirement, health and life insurance, sick leave benefits and personal leave.  A new classified employee may receive up to a maximum of five (5) years of previous outside work experience.  The prior position must be similar in nature and written verification of employment from the previous employer must be submitted to Human Resources upon employment. Per Administrative Regulation No. 311.1.

 

NOTE:  This position is strictly contingent upon sufficient grant funding, and student enrollment. This position is for the Remainder of the 2017-2018 School Year Only.

 

APPLICATION:  Complete the online application by clicking "Apply for this Position." The application will require:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copy of High School Diploma, or High School transcript, or GED Certificate, or degree from a higher education college/university,
  • Last three (3) evaluations (if no evaluations or incomplete: submit documentation on why no or partial evaluations)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last two years.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:  Graduation from high school or the equivalent.  A typical qualifying entrance background is completion of formal or informal training in basic instructional techniques, or a closely related field, or experience performing student behavior supervision work.  Must have an Associates Degree or completion of two (2) years of study at an institution of higher education (verified by official transcript) or pass the state-approved academic proficiency test (Para Professional Assessment). All applicants must meet all highly qualified requirements pursuant to No Child Left Behind (NCLB) regulations. Bilingual preferred.

 

Must be able to pass the pre-employment drug screen test.

 

This is a new position.

 

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:   The Human Resources Department will make efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled candidates in the employment process.  If you have special needs, please notify the Human Resources Department at the time you turn in your application or at least three (3) days prior to an interview by calling (775) 283-2130.

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 Carson City School District

Job Description

                       

Job Title            Para Professional I - Pre-Kindergarten             

Location            School Site                                 

Department      Instructional Support                    

 

General Job Description:

Under supervision, to assist teachers in classroom operations; to instruct regularly placed students individually and in small groups; to perform clerical duties; and to perform related work as required.

 

Experience or training required:

Knowledge of:  General needs and behavior of children; correct English language usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; operation of standard office equipment; phonics and basic reading principles; record keeping techniques.

 

Ability to:  Perform routine clerical work; make mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy; learn to operate specialized office equipment; maintain routine records accurately; work with individuals and small groups of students; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices; establish and maintain effective proactive relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

Any combination of training, education, and experience, which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position:  Graduation from high school or the equivalent.  A typical qualifying entrance background is completion of formal or informal training in basic instructional techniques, or a closely related field, or experience performing student behavior supervision work.  Must have an Associates Degree or completion of two (2) years of study at an institution of higher education (verified by official transcript) or pass the state-approved academic proficiency test (Para Professional Assessment).

 

Licenses or Certificates required:

Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent certificate, a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residence, and an original Social Security Card.

 

The Job Functions:

Positions in this class are established principally to relieve teachers of certain instructional tasks and routine details, which are non-instructional in nature.  Incumbents perform their tasks with some independent judgement within a limited number of standardized procedures.  In addition to, or in lieu of, classroom assignments, incumbents may be assigned to any school program.  Para Professional I incumbents are distinguished from other Para Professional classes in that they work under the direct supervision of a teacher providing instructional support in a regular classroom.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Listens to and drills students in reading, spelling, mathematics and other subjects according to instructions and guidance from a teacher; performs a variety of routine clerical and record keeping activities, such as taking roll, collecting monies, filling out forms and applications and correcting papers; observes activities of students and assists teacher in maintaining order; sets up and arranges supplies and equipment in classroom for student use; prepares labels, charts, bulletin boards and displays as instructed; decorates classrooms, administers make-up tests; operates various office equipment, such as typewriter and copier; operates audiovisual equipment; observes and records students’ behavior and other significant data; runs errands for teacher; counts, records, dispenses and shelves books and instructional materials; administers and corrects tests; may be responsible for a small elementary library; demonstrates use of teaching aids to students; prepares instructional aids, such as tapes, games, worksheets and displays; assists students in use of library and special centers; monitors and records pupil progress on taped lessons; checks, records and informs teacher on progress or problems; checks reading and instructional materials in and out to students; maintains discipline and order among students; as instructed, arranges and decorates assigned area; and performs related work as required.

 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Strength:  Light Work  -  Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 25 pounds maximum.

 

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When applying for a position, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy announcement.

 

Notice of Non-Discrimination: The Carson City School District does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or on any other basis protected by state or federal law, and it provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the District’s non-discrimination policies: Title IX and 504 Coordinator, 1402 W. King Street, Carson City, NV 89703, (775) 283-2130.

 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Contact Information

    • Jolie Conn Roberts
    • PO Box 603
    • Carson City, Nevada 89702

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