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ESL Instructional Paraprofessional

Employer
Canyon ISD
Location
Canyon, Texas
Closing date
Jul 26, 2024

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Job Role
Other
"JOB SUMMARY:

The ESL (English as a Second Language) Instructional Paraprofessional will provide language and academic support to English learners grades PK-12 in small group and one-on-one settings. Will be a team member who supports the development of English proficiency for students in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, as well as the goal of academic success.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required Ability to meet NCLB highly qualified status required (48 accredited college credit hours or passing score on CISD paraprofessional assessment exam) Previous experience working with children (preferred) Strong communication skills __ verbal and written Ability and desire to work effectively with students at a variety of grade and language levels, as well as with students from diverse cultural backgrounds Ability to work cooperatively with teachers, staff, and school personnel at a variety of campuses Proficiency with technology and ability to navigate language learning and instructional software Demonstrated organizational ability, effective time management, and commitment to job duties

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide academic support to English learners grades PK-12 in small group and one-on-one settings Work closely with members of ESL departmental team to coordinate instruction for English learners across multiple campuses and grade levels Assist students in logging into and using language learning software Monitor student use of language learning software Gather formal and informal data regarding student performance and provide feedback to teachers to help identify areas for additional support Provide instructional support in areas identified for growth Supervise students and maintain a positive and effective learning environment Provide structure, direction, and motivation for students Maintain confidentiality with student information and student records Other duties as assigned

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