This job description outlines the general duties that the ESL instructional paraprofessional will be expected to complete. However, the job duties described may vary or be amended from time to time without changing the level of responsibility associated with the job. Duties may also vary depending upon the age of students served as well as the nature and severity of students' disability.
The primary purpose of instructional paraprofessionals is to support both teachers and students in activities directly related to education. Essential functions of instructional paraprofessionals include:
- Assist in the education and social development of students under the direction and guidance of ESL Teachers.
- Assist in the implementation of ESL Accommodation Plans for students and monitor progress.
- Provide support for identified students both inside and outside the classroom to enable them to access the curriculum.
- Assist in the administration of state/district-wide assessments
- Implement special strategies as required by the ESL Teachers
- Maintain confidentiality of student information
- Performs all clerical duties as directed by ESL Teachers or building administration
- Manages student behavior under the direction of ESL Teachers
- Demonstrates personal career development through in-service/other training opportunities as provided by the Whitman-Hanson Regional School District
Other Potential Duties Depending on the Assignment
- All other duties as assigned