Social Circle City Schools
  • 07-Nov-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Social Circle, GA, USA
  • Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: SPED Paraprofessional

CONTRACT TERMS: 190-Day Calendar

REPORTS TO: Building Principal / Special Education Director

SALARY SCHEDULE: Rank I Grade 2 / Rank II Grade 4

Fair Labor Standards Act: Non-exempt

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Education level must be in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines

  • Certification as mandated by the Professional Standards Commission
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as may be appropriate and acceptable

FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:

    • Serve as a support to the classroom teacher in providing educational opportunities for each student
    • Use appropriate instructional strategies and techniques as prescribed by the appropriate personnel to support learning
    • Provide support to selected students in resource and/or regular classroom settings
    • Assist and adhere to all elements of plans or accommodations as required by the IEP, behavior plan, healthcare plan, etc.
    • Assist student/teachers in using hardware, software, and other technology including assistive technology
    • Provide ongoing feedback to the special education or general education classroom teacher regarding student performance including issues potentially impacting the student's performance
    • Conduct small group or individual classroom activities based on lesson plans developed by the teacher
    • Assist with student assessment, grading work and tests and collecting data on student progress
    • Assist with routine recordkeeping, as prescribed by appropriate personnel
    • Assist with preparation of materials for instruction (including the copying/duplicating of materials, construction of displays/bulletin boards, learning centers and manipulative)
    • Locate, operate and return needed equipment
    • Assist with classroom housekeeping
    • Assist in ordering and inventory of classroom equipment and materials
    • Assist with the supervision of students including classroom and school-wide supervision
    • Possess and maintain valid and appropriate license, certificate and/or credential as may be required for this position
    • Follow work scheduling and attendance requirements aligned with the building or district guidelines
    • Participate in training programs to increase skills and proficiency related to the assignment
    • Review current developments, literature and technical source information related to job responsibilities
    • Ensure adherence to appropriate safety procedures

  • Follow federal and state laws, as well as Board policies

  • Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting (50 pounds), carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity.

Generally, the job requires 30% sitting, 40% walking, and 30% standing.

EVALUATION: Job performance is evaluated in accordance with district guidelines by the building Principal.

CLEARANCES:

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NONDISCRIMINATION NOTICE

Social Circle City School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sex in its employment practices. It is the policy of the Board of Education to comply fully with the requirements of Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and all accompanying regulations.

Job descriptions are designed and intended only to summarize the essential duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements for the purpose of clarifying the general nature and scope of a position's role as part of the overall organization. Job descriptions do not list all tasks an employee might be expected to perform, and they do not limit the right of the employer / supervisor to assign additional tasks or otherwise modify duties to be performed - even if seemingly unrelated to the basic job. Every employee has a duty to perform all assigned tasks.

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