Help teacher prepare instructional materials and classroom displays
Help maintain a neat and orderly classroom and prepare classroom according to student needs
Help with inventory, care and maintenance of equipment
Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports
Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers
Assist students with physical disabilities according to their needs, including transferring to and from wheelchairs, lifting or positioning
Assist students with physical needs and personal care, including feeding, bathroom needs and personal hygiene
Assist with classroom curriculum
Help manage behavior of students which includes intervening in crisis situations and restraining disruptive or dangerous student behavior as needed
Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student's special medical, physical, communicative and emotional needs
Work with individual students or small groups to develop motor skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher
Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom which includes lunchroom, bus and playground
Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students
Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings and special events as assigned
Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned
Accredited Senior High School Diploma or equivalent (U.S.A. equivalency), plus one of the following: Associate degree, 48 college credit hours, pass an academic assessment
Paraprofessional certificate required from State Board of Certification
Successful completion of a specific training program for teacher assistants or six months of knowledge and skills acquired through work experience preferred
Demonstrated general knowledge of child growth/development and behavior characteristics
Demonstrated ability to work with people from diverse ethnic groups
Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills required to meet the goals of the position
Demonstrated initiative and a willingness to follow verbal and written instructions
Demonstrated effective communication skills both in oral and written form
Demonstrated ability to work with children with disabilities
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Minimum: $22,858 Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer Human Capital Management. Federally funded personnel must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certifications, as appropriate.
A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.
No telephone calls please.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).
Dallas Independent School District