PARAPROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
American Heritage Charter School (learn more)
Idaho Falls, Idaho (map)
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American Heritage Charter School is looking to hire a paraprofessional to provide supplemental tutoring to students under the direction of a certified teacher and principal and to help with bus and recess duties. The paraprofessional will be working with elementary, middle school, and high school students on their math and reading skills.
Essential Job Duties
-Works with students who need reinforcement on their math and reading skills.
-Helps administer, record, and score results from achievement and diagnostic tests and other pertinent data in an accurate, efficient manner.
-Helps compile and maintain reports and files regarding student performance.
-Assists with lesson plans and instructional materials adapted to the needs of the students. Instructs and tutors students to reinforce and remedied basic skills in reading, math and/or language arts as determined by the Title I Teacher.
-Confers and closely works with teachers.
-Participates in meetings, conferences, workshops, etc., as requested by the Principal or Title I Administrator.
-Systematically involves parents in the program. Keeps parents informed of their students progress.
-Maintains a positive classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
-Deals with students, parents and staff in a positive encouraging manner.
-Knows and follows school policy and chain of command.
-Acts ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.
-Performs such duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form, and effective writing and verbal communication skills.
-Ability to assist students with middle school/high school math skills including Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry, and basic math skills.
- Ability to apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g. Word, Excel).
-Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
-Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
-Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
-Ability to go up and down stairs, be on your feet for extended periods of time, and lift up to 30 lbs.
High school diploma or equivalent
2 years of college (32 credits) or
Ability to pass the paraprofessional Praxis.
Equal Opportunity Employer
American Heritage Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
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