• Spanish Speaking Paraprofessional

    Laurens, SC

    Laurens Middle School

    Laurens, SC

    Date Available

    Mon Nov 02 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

    Application Due

    Mon Feb 01 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

    Full-Time

    Salary Position

    $15,000

    How to Apply

    Laurens School District is seeking an English Language Learner Paraprofessional. Please contact personnel@laurens55.org for more information.

    Position Description

    Under direct supervision, provides general instructional and teaching assistance to assigned teacher(s).
    Conducts such duties to support instruction as preparing copies, preparing mailings, performing light typing
    and data entry, etc. May use computers in performing assigned tasks. Reports to assigned teacher(s) or
    Principal. Duties may be specialized as required by area of instruction, type of students, etc.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    ● Provides classroom teaching assistance such as reinforcing skills, monitoring in-school-suspension
    classroom and/or detention hall, completing roll call and student counts, administering make-up
    tests, etc. Assists teachers with academic instruction and classroom activities; prepares and
    disseminates materials for classroom activities.
    ● Sets up classroom for special activities as assigned such as preparing materials for classroom,
    setting up charts, etc.
    ● Demonstrates the ability to perform remedial instruction or tasks to reinforce learning initiated by
    teacher.
    ● Exhibits the ability to work with students requiring individual or close attention, reads to children,
    listens to their reactions, and suggests improvements.
    ● Is effective in monitoring groups of students engaged in independent study or similar work.
    ● Demonstrates the ability to observe and assist individual students that are experiencing difficulties.
    ● Distributes and collects appropriate materials, sets up the classroom for instructional projects, and
    sets up and operates audio-visual equipment as needed.
    ● Effectively supervises playground activities, monitors students in the cafeteria, during rest periods,
    coming on and off buses, or as they go to and from classes.
    ● Demonstrates the ability to perform other classroom or school-wide clerical tasks; prepares,
    compiles, and makes copies of instructional materials and reports, files classroom or student
    records, distributes textbooks and other instructional materials appropriately.
    ● Arranges for field trips (permission slips, arrangement of transportation, etc.), speakers/presenters,
    and related educational activities; accompanies class on field trips as required.
    ● Provides clerical support by performing such duties as light typing and data entry, routine sorting
    and filing, and routine posting to ledgers.
    ● Types, completes and/or files various records and forms.
    ● Collects incoming monies for field trips, school pictures, and other school fees; prepares receipts
    for monies collected.
    ● Performs miscellaneous tasks such as distributing materials, scheduling parent or teacher
    appointments, ordering supplies, scheduling tutoring, escorting students to other areas of the
    school, etc.
    ● Operates general office equipment such as a typewriter, computer, copier, laminator, and
    calculator.
    ● Willingly performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

    Skills and Requirements

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS
    Education and Experience:
    Spanish-Speaking strongly encouraged to apply.
    Must possess a good knowledge of and understanding of child growth and development
    High school graduate
    Must meet one of the following requirements:
    Hold a two-year degree
    Sixty (60) or more college hours
    Pass WorkKeys Assessment
    Terms of Employment:
    One hundred eighty (180) days
    Knowledge:
    Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Working knowledge of departmental policies,
    procedures, and operations. General knowledge of modern office equipment such as typewriters, copiers,
    and calculators. Knowledge of clerical functions such as typing, filing and sorting. Knowledge in the
    application of classroom instruction and teaching.
    Skills/Effort:
    Skill in the use of general office equipment such as calculators, typewriters, computers, copiers, etc. Good
    written and verbal communication, organization, basic mathematical, and telephone skills. Ability to
    interact with co-workers, students and school staff in a courteous and professional manner. Ability to
    provide assistance to teachers in classroom situations.
    Working Conditions:
    Conducts duties in an office environment with some exposure to environmental conditions, primarily due to
    the outside supervision of students. Physical demands are restricted to office work requiring the
    lifting/moving of items weighing up to 25 pounds. Occasional local travel may be required; no overnight
    travel is required. Job requires the operation of standard office equipment.
    Responsibility:
    No budgetary or supervisory responsibility.
    DISCLAIMER STATEMENT
    This job description is not intended as a complete listing of job duties. The incumbent is responsible for
    the performance of other related duties as assigned/required.

P.O. Box 17934

Greenville, SC 29606

864-250-8968

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