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PARA-EDUCATOR FOR PREKINDERGARTEN (TEMPORARY FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR) (#2683)

Pulaski County Special School District

Little Rock , Arkansas

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Job Description

LOCATION:         College Station Elementary School

                           4710 Frasier Pike

                           Little Rock, Arkansas  72053

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                       

 

High School Graduate and one of the following:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA Credential) AND passed the ParaPro Assessment exam or have 60 or more college hours
  • Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in another area with at least 12 hours of study related to Early Childhood

                                                                  

REPORTS TO:       Building Principal

 

JOB GOAL:           To aid and support the teacher in the prekindergarten program.

 


PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
:

 

  1. Reinforce instructional activities with students as prescribed by the teacher.
  2. Help set up centers at the beginning of the day and clean and stack chairs at the end of the day.
  3. Help check in children - (Folders, notes, etc.)
  4. Complete lunch count and attendance daily.
  5. Help in teaching social skills during gross motor play/activities.
  6. Help in distribution of snacks daily.
  7. Prepare art projects and clean up afterwards.  This includes mixing paint for easel and cleaning up brushes and containers.
  8. Prepare instructional lessons as directed by the teacher.
  9. Supervise children in cafeteria and help in teaching social skills.
  10. Put out cots for nap time and keep cots labeled with children's name.
  11. Supervise children during nap time.
  12. Wash cot sheets weekly.
  13. Responsible for properly supervising children while in his/her care.
  14. Help in collecting data for Work Sampling.
  15. Help children change clothes when accidents occur.
  16. Follow all guidelines set forth by Arkansas Better Chance and Arkansas Department of Human Services Childcare Licensing.
  17. Must complete annually at least 30 hours of professional development pertaining to Early Childhood Development.
  18. Participate in in-service, professional, and/or faculty meetings as directed by the building principal and as required by the Department of Human Services (DHS).
  19. Reports to, and is responsible to the classroom teacher and building principal.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

Salary Range:           Range 7 - Support Staff Hourly Salary Schedule ($12.79/hr. – $24.21/hr. depending on  relevant experience)

Length of Contract:  178 contract days, 7 1/2 hours per day

FLSA Status:             Non-exempt

Personnel Status:     Classified

 

EVALUATION:

 

Performance of this job will be evaluated according to provisions of  the Board's policy on Evaluation of Support Staff Personnel.

 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:                                                                                                 

 

Interested and qualified applicants should submit an online application at www.pcssd.org.   Personnel currently employed by the District who meet the necessary qualifications may apply by submitting an online District application.               

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   January 21, 2022 (or until filled - emergency posting)             

                                       

 

IT IS THE POLICY OF THE PULASKI COUNTY SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, SEX, AGE, QUALIFIED DISABILITY, OR VETERAN IN ITS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES, EDUCATION SERVICES, FINANCIAL AID, AND EMPLOYMENT.  THE DISTRICT WILL MAKE SPECIAL EFFORTS TO EMPLOY AND ADVANCE WOMEN, BLACKS AND DISABLED PERSONS.  EQUITY CONCERNS WILL BE ADDRESSED TO THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR EQUITY AND PUPIL SERVICES.

  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pulaski County Special School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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