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Paraprofessional - ESL

Employer
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board
Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Position Type:

MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHING/ESL

Date Posted:

5/3/2024

Location:

Southeast Middle

Closing Date:

6/30/2024

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Job Title: Paraprofessional - Classroom,ESL

Reports To: Principal

Prepared By: Classified Committee and Liz Duran Swinford

Approved Date: April 2006

Summary

Assists with the teaching and learning activities being provided for children and other duties specified in the program. Paraprofessionals cannot assume complete responsibilities for instruction or classes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assists in classroom with teaching related activities with pupils under the directions of the teacher
  • Assists with one child, with small groups or with whole group activities
  • Assists teacher with clerical duties
  • Prepares materials for use in the classroom
  • Collects and displays student's work
  • Shows films and filmstrips
  • Maintains discipline standards according to the regulations of the school system and the assigned teacher(s)
  • Assists with bus duty
  • Assists students on fieldtrips and community activities
  • Provides assistance to substitute teacher
  • Assists with specific tasks as requested by student needs
  • Assists with materials to help meet individual differences
  • Assists with organizing and arranging instructional activities
  • Attends faculty meetings and conferences when requested
  • Maintains discipline standards according to the regulations of the school system and the assigned teacher(s)
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by classroom teacher and/or site administrator(s)

Supervisory Responsibilities Not Applicable Essential Functions and Qualifications

The essential functions for the position of Paraprofessional, Classroom, Computer Lab include the physical and mental involvement requirements noted in this position description in addition to regular reliable attendance given the limited number of employees available to perform the essential functions of

this position. It is also essential that the Paraprofessional, Classroom, Computer Lab be able to follow the directives of superiors in insuring the harmonious operation of the department.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Must meet definition of highly qualified status as mandated by No Child Left Behind Act by earning 48 college credit hours that includes 15 hours of general education requirements such as English Composition (3), English/Reading (6) and Mathematics (6), obtaining an Associate's Degree from an accredited university or college or by passing the Paraprofessional Exam with a score of 450 or above.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Able to read, analyze and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and the school board.

Paraprofessional-Classroom Computer Lab

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REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, bend and sometime lift up to 20 pounds or more with assistance. Mobility skills are necessary to access a variety of work locations.

MENTAL INVOLVEMENT

The Paraprofessional-Classroom, Computer Lab must possess sufficient interpersonal skills to function compatibly with others. The Paraprofessional-Classroom, Computer Lab must respond positively to supervision and to accept suggestions for improvement.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Professional Conduct

Employee acknowledges that he/she is required to maintain a high standard of professional conduct. Breach of said professional conduct includes but is not limited to: neglect of duty, dishonesty, engagement in acts that are contrary to EBRPSS policy, unlawful activities, or any other conduct which is seriously prejudicial to the school system.

Classification under Fair Labor Standards Act(s) (FLSA)

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System in compliance with Fair Labor Standards Act(s) considers this position NON -EXEMPT from any and all overtime payments.

Funding Source

General Funds/Federal Funds

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