EL/Bilingual Paraprofessional / Earl Hanson
5.75 hours daily / 180 annual contracted days
Must be "highly qualified" as determined by State or Federal regulations
(Paraprofessional License Required)
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Job Title: English Language Learner (ELL) Paraprofessional
Supervisor: Building Principal
EXEMPT (Y/N): N
Assist the teacher to help students become proficient in English and as academically independent as possible. This is a team member position, which requires the ability to work closely with other staff members as well as students. The duties and responsibilities of the professional will vary depending upon the age and English language proficiency of the students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assist the classroom teacher with record-keeping, materials preparation, and other clerical or housekeeping activities, such as recording of grades, checking papers, making and copying teaching materials, filing, cleaning and checking adaptive equipment, etc.
Supervise classroom activities under the direction of the teacher.
Help small groups or individual students with teacher-assigned tasks.
Assist ELL student(s) in regular class, as appropriate. Escort student to/from office, classroom, etc.
Assist teacher with the implementation with classroom management.
Participate, as appropriate, in In-Service Training.
Assists with other duties and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned.
This job will require student supervision responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Use of Technology
Managing Customer Focus
Recruitment & Staffing
Impact & Influence
Safety and Security
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be willing to work with severely emotionally disturbed children.
Must be willing to work flexible hours to accompany children on busses.
Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general district periodicals, professional journals, safety procedures, building procedures, governmental regulations, teacher lesson plans, etc.. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and the general public.
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.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word Processing software; Able to correctly enter data Spreadsheet software and Aesop Human Resource systems.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Paraprofessional License for the state of Illinois
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 stand; walk; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include 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 frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.
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Rock Island-Milan School District #41