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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3498686
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 16, 2021

Job Description

2021-2022 School Year


Position: Special Education Paraprofessional (Mild to Moderate Classroom)


Location: Angus Valley Elementary


Supervisor: Site Principal, Angelia Noel


Reports to:  Assigned Teacher, Building Principal, and Director of Special Services 


Status: Non-Exempt



48 Hours College Credit OR Passing Score on Paraprofessional Test High School Diploma or Equivalent Completion of Paraprofessional Training as Required by the OSDE CPI Certificate CPR and First Aid Certificate, 

Obtain a Tiered Certification Certificate as specified by the OSDE. Pass the qualifications for a National Criminal History Check with the OSDE/OSBI.



Job Goal:

Provides adult support to small groups of students or one-on-one with an individual student to assist the student in unique educational goals.


Classification: Non-exempt


Evaluation: Annually by Supervising Teacher and Site Principal


Physical Demands:

This is an overview intended for compliance with the ADA – it is not an exhaustive list of the duties to be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of a specific position.


Regular Requirements:

Stand for extended periods; walk; twist at the neck and trunk; bend and reach with hands and arms overhead, above the shoulder and horizontally; repetitive use of fingers and hands to grasp and/or operate equipment and demonstrate lessons to students; lift/move up to 50 pounds


Occasional Requirements: Lift/move up to 100 pounds


Visual Requirements: Close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, ability to adjust focus


Hearing/Speaking Requirements: Adequate to exchange information


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Note - these duties vary based upon the individual student needs and individualized education plans.


Typical duties may include:

• Monitors students on district-provided transportation and assists students in getting on or off buses and vans.

• Accompanies students to the cafeteria for meals and assists students with getting and eating meals and cleaning up after meals.

• Accompanies students to classes or therapy services, monitors behavior (intervening as needed), and assists with classwork.

• Assists students with motor, balance, social, and life skills.

• Assists students with personal care, including dressing, toileting, and diapering.

• Monitors students during nap times.

• Cleans and maintains an efficient work area.

• Assists with instruction, errands, and copies related to the assigned student(s).

• Attends IEP and other meetings and training as requested.

• Alerts assigned teacher of concerns related to the student.

• Maintains confidentiality of student information.

• Complies with all federal, state and local laws, and board policies and procedures.

• Utilizes professional behavior in all school-related interactions.

• Assists teacher in monitoring students’ progress toward academic and behavioral IEP goals.

• Reinforces learning in small groups or with an individual student, while the teacher works with other students.

• Assists the teacher in observing, recording, and charting behavior.

• Assists the teacher with crisis problems and behavior management.

• Provides one-on-one tutoring if it is scheduled at a time when a student would not otherwise receive instruction from a teacher.

• Scores objective tests and papers and maintains appropriate records for teachers.

• Carries out instructional programs designed by the teacher.

• Works with the teacher to develop classroom schedules.

• Operates and maintains classroom equipment.

• Takes over a class for a short period of time.

• Supervises children in the hallway, lunchroom, and playground.

• Performs all other tasks as a supervisor may assign.



Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    Special Education > Special Education Assistant
  • Contact Information

    • Lonetta Spraque
    • PO Box 970
    • Sand Springs, Oklahoma 74063

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