South Kingstown Public Schools
Wakefield, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 3628763 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: October 6, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Day to Day Paraprofessionals: Report To: Classroom Teacher/Principal Position Summary: This is paraprofessional work of an instructional nature in a classroom setting or with small groups or individual students. An substitute in this class is responsible for assisting a teacher in carrying out a daily educational program. Work involves the development of effective personal relationships with children of all needs. Work requires the performance of various instructional, classroom and clerical duties according to established procedures, which can be learned on the job. An substitute is provided with specific instructions, and is under the direct supervision of a teacher or the school principal.

Teacher Assistant Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour
Clerical Pay Rate: $13.50 per hour

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
South Kingstown Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
1. Be of good character; 2.Successful candidate must have a current national BCI check. 3.Have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma; 4.Completion of a Teacher Assistant Pre-Employment Training Program approved by the RI Department of Education (RIDE). Three (3) exceptions to this particular qualification: a.Those hired before January 1, 1999 b.Those with certification as a TA in another state, c.Those with an associates degree or bachelors degree AND who have completed coursework or other training consistent with the teacher assistant program standards. It is a district's decision whether coursework or other training is consistent with the teacher assistant program standards. 5.Meet one (1) of the following requirements: a.Successfully pass the ParaPro Assessment. OR b.Complete at least 2 years of study at an institution of higher education OR c.Obtain an associates or higher degree.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions
    South Kingstown School Department actively seeks applications from the most capable, professional candidates. <b>In order to be considered, you must submit a COMPLETE SchoolSpring application. Incomplete SchoolSpring applications will NOT be considered.</b> If selected for hire, before being added to our substitute list, you will be required to provide the following items in person: 1. W-4 2. Federal BCI (Done through your local police department or State Attorney General's Office) (must be current). 3. I-9 (Must be filled out in person) Please bring appropriate documentation. 4. Transcript Substitute paraprofessional applicants must show proof that they meet the minimum requirements for individuals to be employed as a paraprofessional as indicated in the RI Department of Education Teacher Assistant Standards.

    Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. Are you currently a RI retiree receiving a pension from the State of RI?

    2. Please check the days you are available to work.
    Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers
    - Monday
    - Tuesday
    - Wednesday
    - Thursday
    - Friday

    3. Please indicate the grade level(s) you wish to teach.
    Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers
    - PK-5
    - 6-8
    - 9-12

    4. What date are you available to start?
    Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

    5. This application is for RI certified substitutes only. Please indicate your area(s) of RI certification, your certification number(s), and expiration dates(s).
    Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Charlene Briggs, Human Resource Coo
    307 Curtis Corner Road
    Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879
    Phone: 401-360-1300
    Fax: 401-360-1330