Job Description/Essential Functions:  This position will involve working as a substitute/on-call paraeducator to assist schools on a program need basis.  The positions will be varied, and might include instruction with, and care of, basic education and disabled students in self-contained and regular education settings, recess and/or crosswalk duty, providing clerical assistance, and performing other job-related duties as assigned.  All duties of the position will be performed within the scope of Eastmont School District policies and procedures, including regular attendance and punctuality.

 

Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, abilities and skills):

  1. Demonstrates knowledge and proficient use of English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation, basic math and reading skills sufficient to work with and serve as a model for students.
  2. Demonstrate strong organizational skills, interpersonal relations, enthusiasm, and ability to work effectively with students and professional staff.
  3. Demonstrate ability to maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students.
  4. Experience with conflict resolution or problem solving processes in an educational setting preferred.
  5. Ability to follow written and oral instructions, directions and procedures, with minimal supervision.
  6. Successful experiences and expertise working with youth at various age levels is preferred.
  7. Must be able to successfully participate in applicable in-service training activities to develop appropriate classroom techniques if requested.
  8. High school graduate or GED certificate required.
  9. Good knowledge of the characteristics of students with various disabilities.
  10. Ability to work with individuals and groups of students of varying needs, to support academics and behavior management.
  11. Ability to complete and maintain basic written reports.
  12. Ability to maintain emotional control in emergency or stressful situation.
  13. May work at multiple locations.
  14. Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students and staff.

Physical Requirements:

 

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: