Haysville USD 261 Special Education Para - Haysville High School in Haysville, Kansas
This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11297488 **JOB TITLE:** SPECIAL EDUCATION PARA-PROFESSIONAL**SUPERVISOR:** Teacher and Principal**PAYMENT RATE:** $10.95/h**QUALIFICATIONS:*** High School diploma or equivalent.* One of the following endorsements:* Completed two years of study at an institution of higher education (48 college hours)* Have an associates or bachelors degree* Demonstrate knowledge through formal assessment, (e.g. ParaPro Assessment (former assessment) or The Paraeducator Learning Network Assessment (current assessment) within one year from date of hire.* Maintain current TB testing as required by Health Department regulations (after employment offer is made). **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:*** Adapts classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the supervising teacher for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom objectives.* Administers tests, homework, make-up work, etc. for the purpose of supporting teachers in the classroom.* Assists medically fragile or physically disabled students for the purpose of maintaining students' personal hygiene.* Attends meetings and in-service presentations (e.g. first aid, CPR, emergency procedures, etc.) for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions.* Communicates with supervising instructional staff, professional support personnel, and parents for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress and/or implementing IEP objectives.* Implements, under the supervision of assigned teacher, behavioral plans designed by IEP team for students with behavior disorders or other special conditions for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.* Maintains instructional materials and/or manual and electronic files/records for the purpose of facilitating instruction; recording student information; and/or meeting mandated requirements.* Monitors students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments (e.g. restrooms, playgrounds, hallways, bus loading zones, cafeteria, parking lots, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.* Provides, under the supervision of assigned teacher, instruction to students in a variety of individual and group activities (e.g. academic subjects, social skills, daily living skills, etc.) for the purpose of reinforcing instructional objectives; implementing IEP plans; and ensuring students' success in school.* Demonstrates dependability, promptness, and regular attendance in order to establish consistent routines, promote teamwork, and guarantee instructional continuity.* Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding student and staff information in order to remain in compliance with legal requirements and to maintain a professional working environment.* Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.**PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:*** Demonstrates required mobility, agility and dexterity to work with students.* Ability to move, lift, pull or push objects.* Remains attentive to students while working in noisy, crowded environments with numerous interruptions.**TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:**At will**PERFORMANCE REVIEW:**Performance effectiveness evaluated in accordance with Kansas Statutes and Board of Education Policy.