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Title: PARA, Class 6 - Grade Level Coordinator
Department: High School
Group: EM SPARK
Reports to: High School Principal
DBM Classification: B23/CLS6
Prepared Date: October 2018
FTE: 1.0 (35 hours per week)
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Under general supervision, the Grade Level Coordinator assists students in school classrooms with educational programs and assignments, provides assistance to Teachers as directed, and assists students with after-school and special education programs and special events.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists in developing and maintaining behavior management programs.
Keeps consistent baseline data for assessment and maintain a system of day-to-day collection for students in programs.
Maintains a file of all referrals.
Carries out the team's request for work with a group of students when specific direction is provided.
Involved in crisis intervention when a student is out of control.
Works with students, staff, and families to ensure academic success.
Ensures that students are in their assigned locations.
Contacts parents directly only after each contact is cleared with the principal.
Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Principal.
Monitors, assesses, and supervises student behaviors to assure consistent behavioral management consistent with any student IEP or to reinforce appropriate behavior and learning within the classroom.
Implements and provides appropriate consequences for inappropriate behavior consistent with District philosophy, rules, and/or individual behavioral plans.
Assists other District personnel in supervising students during study halls, lunchrooms, playgrounds, hallways, or in bus loading/unloading.
Performs the duties of "student monitor" but on a more limited basis.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Knowledge of basic math, reading, language, science, or other academic concepts pertinent to area of assignment.
Knowledge of general learning concepts, theories, and fundamentals.
Knowledge of child development fundamentals and concepts.
Knowledge of problem solving and conflict resolution techniques.
Knowledge of behavioral management strategies, crisis intervention, and methods.
Knowledge of District policies, guidelines, rules, or philosophy pertaining to discipline and appropriate student behavior and consequences.
Supervising student behavior and applying consistent consequences for appropriate and inappropriate behaviors.
Adapting lesson plans to the individual needs of students to facilitate their learning and to assist them in meeting any individual learning plans and objectives.
Reading and interpreting documents, administrative policies, manuals, department guidelines, and operational procedures.
Writing routine correspondence, routine reports, memos, documents, charts, or other correspondence/recording keeping requirements of the job.
Presenting, reintroducing, and reinforcing information in 1:1 and/or small group situation to students, parents, staff, or other employees concerning District/program routines, polices, rules, learning principles, concepts, and other lesson plans.
Taking instruction and direction from licensed personnel and following classroom/program routines.
Learning and applying academic subject material relevant to their duties and needed in the reinforcement or tutoring of students.
Interacting with and serving as a role model concerning learning and behaviors.
Dealing appropriately with student conflict and behavioral issues consistently and in accordance with District guidelines, disciplinary principles, and/or individual student plans.
Reinforcing and assisting students in acquiring or performing basic living skills or health needs.
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; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk; and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and the ability to adjust focus.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristics.
St. Louis Park Public Schools ISD 283