Building Para Educator

Bristol Public Schools Bristol , CT 06010

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION: BUILDING PARA EDUCATOR HIGH SCHOOL

LOCATION: BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL

SUMMARY: Supervise students before school, during class, lunch periods and after school. (Bus duties a.m., noon and p.m.) in addition to performing a variety of duties both in and out of the classroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervise students.

  • Assist with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, recess periods and field trips.

  • Work directly with individual students requiring special attention.

  • Provide escort and assistance to children as necessary.

  • Assist with supervision during in house suspensions, study hall and in the cafeteria.

  • Assist with corridor/lav supervision as needed.

  • Assist students in the library, media or computer center.

  • Alert the teacher and/or administration to any problem or special information about an individual student.

  • Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of teachers.

  • Participate in in-service training programs as assigned with prior discussion with the union.

  • Supervise bus students as assigned by the building principal.

  • Is responsible to and perform duties as assigned by the building principal.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Building Para-Educator is responsible for the safety and well-being of students in his/her charge.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Hold an associate's (or higher) degree; OR successful completion of a paraprofessional assessment which assesses content knowledge in mathematics, reading and writing and an understanding of how to assist in the instruction of these topics (Parapro Assessment).

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Basic knowledge and experience with job related computer hardware and software applications.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community. Ability to perform duties with awareness of district requirements and Board of Education policies.

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 talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must be able to push items of fifty (50) pounds, such as pushing children on a bike or wheelchair or moving/rearranging furniture. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds. When doing heavier lifting, the employee should do so with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision.

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.

The noise level in the work environment is typical of classrooms having school children and is a standard acceptable level for this environment. This employee will work throughout the school building, on school grounds and occasionally off campus. The aide is responsible for the safety and well being of students in his/her charge.

Salary: Per contractual agreement-

Hours: 6.75 hours per day.

Date of Service: As soon as possible

Application: Those currently employed by the Bristol Board of Education, fill out an internal application by 4:00 p.m. on May 1, 2019.

All others fill out an online application at www.applitrack.com/Bristol/onlineapp.

The information contained in this posting description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
4/15/19 SG/kc



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