Danbury Public Schools
Danbury, CT, United States
May 21, 2020
Sep 03, 2020
PARAEDUCATOR - IN SCHOOL SUSPENSION CLASSROOM PARA 2020/2021 SY
Student Support Services (Non-certified)/
Westside Middle School Academies
Open Until Filled
INSCHOOL SUSPENSION CLASSROOM PARA
Under the direction of the Principal, supervises students assigned to an in-school suspension classroom for behavior reasons, provides instruction and assistance regarding assignments as appropriate.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
In addition to the duties and responsibilities of a para-educator, the ISS para-educator will be required to monitor students assigned to the in-school suspension room, maintain accurate disciplinary records, provide cafeteria prepared lunches to ISS students, obtain class work from regular teacher for ISS students, and work cooperatively with the Student Climate Specialist and Administrators.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS –
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Supervise a group of students assigned to an In-School Suspension classroom for behavioral reasons.
Prepare and maintain various records and reports regarding the In-School Suspension program, including student names, attendance, grade, date, periods sent to classroom, student’s teacher and offense.
Distribute assignments to students; provide instruction and assistance as appropriate.
Monitor completion of work; provide feedback to students; provide instruction and assistance as needed.
Organize and maintain files of instructional materials for student use as needed.
Attend meetings and in-service training as required.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Must possess or be willing to acquire the skills necessary to work productively with children.
Must exhibit good judgment, patience, tact and courtesy.
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of, at a minimum, the essential functions of the position.
Utilizes and maintains ethical practices for confidential communication about students.
Basic subjects taught in district schools, including mathematics, grammar, spelling, language and reading.
Basic instructional techniques.
School and classroom rules, procedures and practices.
Appropriate rules, methods and techniques for maintaining a disciplined environment.
Methods of organizing and maintaining files of instructional materials.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions effectively.
Such additions and alternatives to the above qualifications as may be appropriate and acceptable.
Must possess a high school diploma.
Must meet Highly Qualified compliance requirements, as applicable. Candidates must possess an Associates Degree or 60 college credits OR successful completion of the Parapro Assessment Examination.
Must possess or be willing to acquire the skills necessary to support needs associated English language learners
Experience/training in working with children preferred.
32.5 hours per week, 6.5 hours per day, 7:30am-2:30pm Monday-Friday
Hourly Rate as per Union Contract
Danbury Public Schools
Website : http://www.danbury.k12.ct.us/