Paraeducator, Library Media II
The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the position. This job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. Other duties may be assigned which are not listed. Additionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.
This position exists to perform specialized work in assisting with services for schools. Provides for the care and well-being of students. Duties are performed under the general supervision of supervisors/teachers. Performance is evaluated through observation of work, and/or periodic conferences, critiques, records and reports.
Performs work in a Media Center not requiring the presence of a Library Media Teacher but with guidance of an administrator.á Circulation of library books, providing library access to all students. Works with teachers to identify resources and shares information about online subscriptions with teachers, students, and parents. Supports school-wide reading programs, including the Accelerated Reader Program. Manages the library media budget, with the support of Library Media Services, selects books and magazines for the library collection. Organizes book fairs and collects monies associated with the fair. Collects monies for lost books. Completes end of year library inventory. Assists the textbook manager with inventory, checks in and out equipment and materials to teachers and students. Attends meetings as necessary and in-services provided. Supervises students in various situations. Uses technology to enhance instruction and aid in tasks assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Sincerely interested in educating and working with young people. Ability to understand written and oral instructions, to speak and write coherently, to keep records and make simple reports, and to work cooperatively and act professionally with other school personnel and parents. Special abilities may be required for specialized paraprofessional positions. Working knowledge of programs used in library management, i.e. Destiny, AR, MarcMagician, etc. Bilingual/biliterate preferred.
Must be Highly Qualified. Graduation from an accredited high school or completion of GED. Sixty (60) or more credit hours or an Associate's degree or higher from an accredited school or a passing score on the Para Pro exam.
Requires sitting and some standing, walking and moving about to coordinate work. Requires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teams. Requires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computers. Requires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlines. Requires work with students, parents, internal and external contacts, and with the public.
Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Requires sitting for the majority of the day, and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds, and infrequently weighing 40 pounds or more, with help as necessary.
Tue Dec 11 2012 23:00:00 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)
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