Will work with students, teachers, and parents to reduce the number of suspensions, expulsions, and exclusions of students by performing the following duties.
Sixty semester hours; or an Associates Degree or higher; or successfully pass the Para Professional Assessment Exam. Ability to work with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supervise students assigned to In School Suspension (ISS).
Monitor assigned students' behavior.
Furnish assigned students appropriate work based on factors such as mix of classes and IEPs.
Tutor students as indicated.
Work in collaboration with teachers
Maintain a log of served students.
May contact parents under the directives of the Principal.
Meet/conference with parents as assigned by Principal.
Collect student work.
Prepare and maintain a file on each student.
Follow directives from administrators.
Set high expectation for students by being consistent.
Must be present at work.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None.
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 regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.