The Springfield City School District is a district on the move! We're moving forward to improve academic achievement of all our students. We are seeking a Paraprofessional/Classroom Aides at Clark Pre-School.
An Aide's duties include, but are not limited to:
Assist Teachers in providing educational benefits for students
Work with students on academic assignments and / or physical / emotional needs
Assist Teachers in preparing materials, operating classroom or child mobility assistive technology, and attending workshops, seminars, and training programs
Successful Candidates must possess:
A High School diploma or equivalent
Evidence that meets the NCLB certification requirements (completed sixty (60) credit hours of higher education, OR obtained an Associate's Degree or higher, OR have passed the ODE paraprofessional exam)
Or have the ability to obtain an Ohio Teacher's Educational Aide Certification
The ability to complete forty-five (45) hours of training in child development; early childhood education; child abuse recognition and prevention; first aid; and prevention, recognition and management of communicable diseases and maintain a notebook of all required trainings (Requirement for Preschool assignments only)
Physical requirements may include, but are not limited to:
Lifting of students up to 50 pounds using a 1 person lift, or up to 300 pounds using a 2 person lift, pivot with the weight and transport up to 10 feet. Lifts may be conducted up to 20 times per day.
Assisting students in transition between classes within a 4 minute passing time by walking, guiding or pushing the student.
Assisting students on steps, boarding and exiting transportation vehicles. Assistance includes supporting, lifting, pushing or pulling up to 300 pounds.
Moving from a seated position on the floor to standing and moving about the classroom at least 15-20 times per 3 hour period.
The ability to run after and catch a student in flight. Running may occur on hard, soft, and uneven surfaces.
Work will be performed 192 days per year, 7 hours per day and may include:
Potential exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases
Interaction with disruptive, emotionally distraught and/or unruly individuals
Work performed in a classroom, vehicle or in adverse weather conditions and seasonal temperature extremes
Wage is based on the SEUSS negotiated contract starting at $14.95 per hour.
Springfield City Schools