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Paraprofessional III - English as a Second Language (ESL)

Corpus Christi Independent School District
Violet, Texas
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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JOB STATUS: Until Filled POSTING DATE: 09/01/2023 POSTING NUMBER: 00008209 LOCATION: CAMPUS POSITION TITLE: Paraprofessional III - English as a Second Language (ESL)


Education/Certification Required:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 60 College Hours

Technology Proficiency: Level 2 Applied
  • Computer Operations
  • Software productivity tools (e.g., Microsoft Office)
  • E-mail
  • Printers
  • Job-related financial and student management systems
  • Multimedia tools
  • Electronic file management
  • Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
  • District Acceptance Use Policy and Technology Ethics/Etiquette applications

  • Experience working with students learning a second language.

  • Communicates effectively with students, teachers, parents and other school personnel.
  • Interacts positively and cooperatively with others.
  • Works toward promoting a quality program.
  • Exhibits good social habits (eager to learn, on time, low absenteeism).
  • Ability to work efficiently and to produce quality work.
  • Good work judgment and performs all duties in a professional manner and eager to learn.


Under supervision of the principal, assistant principal(s), and teachers, the paraprofessional III assists in implementing the Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) programs for students. The paraprofessional III is responsible for providing English Learners (ELs) with instructional support to reinforce the campus Bilingual/ESL programs. The paraprofessional will also assist the Campus LPAC Chair in maintaining Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) documentation for English Language Learners (ELs).

  • Plans with the Bilingual/ESL teacher to provide English-acquisition instructional program elements to students, appropriate to the different needs of students, served by the program.
  • Assists Bilingual/ESL teachers in preparation, organization, and management of materials and equipment that complement the instructional focus of each lesson plan.
  • Provides a continuous reinforcement of English-language patterns in a consistent manner.
  • Assists Bilingual/ESL teacher in administering language-proficiency instruments at the beginning of each school year and in the spring.
  • Exhibits awareness of learning styles of students, and recognizes changes.
  • Recommend parents for parent involvement activities.
  • Attends in-service workshops and conferences as needed and/or required.
  • Participates in additional professional development in the area of technology, Bilingual/ESL education, Sheltered Instruction, parent involvement strategies, and needs of at-risk students.
  • Works collaboratively with the principal, assist teacher(s), parents, and students.


  • Engages in challenging situations.
  • Performs limited in-District travel.
  • Handles some light lifting.

The foregoing statements describe the general purposes and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.


Reports to Director for Special Programs

OTHER INFORMATION: For assistance or more information, see our Job Information Page.

or you may contact:

CCISD Human Resources - (361) 695-7250

Auxiliary Applicant Tracking / Applications

CCISD Human Resources

801 Leopard

Corpus Christi, Texas

(Please include the Job Posting Number with any correspondence.) APPLY TO:

Select the Auxiliary Application in our online application system (link below). All applications must be submitted by 4:30 pm local time on the closing date.

GRADE / STEP: ISUP/502 SALARY: $13.88 minimum/hour (individual salary calculation is based on applicable experience)

See the CCISD Salary Schedule handbook for information regarding initial salary placement. DAYS: 187 START DATE: Upon Hire

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