Full Job Description
ESS Education Virtual Hiring Event! Offers on the Spot!
Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
What We're Hiring For
Must be able to pass a background check
High School Diploma or GED
Must be proficient in English (speaking, reading, writing)
The interview will take place on Indeed's virtual interviewing platform. After RSVP, you will find a link in your email that will lead you directly to the video interview lobby during the event. Try to find a quiet place with good lighting and a stable internet connection.
What to wear
Dress code is Casual (come as you are, but please be presentable).
About ESS Education
As leaders in the education staffing space since 2000, ESS specializes in placing qualified staff in daily, long-term, and permanent K-12 school district positions including substitute teachers, school aides, and other school support staff. With more than 700 school district partners throughout the US, ESS supports the education of more than 2.5 million students every day. We provide our employees the ability to work in school districts across the country in addition to benefits, comprehensive training, flexible work schedules, and professional development. Visit ESS.com to learn more and help to improve education for every student, every day.
ESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
What is a Virtual Hiring Event?
Virtual hiring events are a great way for employers and jobseekers to connect, even if they aren't in the same physical location. Hiring is a human process, and they would like to talk with you online (either through chat, on the phone, or video) to see if you’re a fit!
An ESS substitute paraprofessional assists the classroom teacher to provide extra support to students with special needs, promoting maximum academic and personal growth. The substitute paraprofessional job responsibilities range from supplementing regular classroom curriculum to helping individual students. Substitute paraprofessionals are also known as school aides, teacher assistants, instructional aides, one-to-one aides, and personal care assistants.
Assist the teacher with classroom instructional tasks as assigned, including reading and listening to students, and reviewing their work
Work with students individually and in small groups to assist with the learning of content and skills introduced by the teacher
Observe student behavior and learning, communicating observations regularly with the teacher
Aid students with the use of specialized equipment
Support the teacher with clerical work, record keeping, and preparation of instructional materials, preparation of displays and bulletin boards, and other non–instructional tasks as assigned
Maintain the orderly arrangement of materials and equipment within the classroom
Assist the teacher and students with cleanup from activities
Accompany and assist the teacher in supervision on approved instructional field trips
Assist students with preparing for and moving to other classrooms, school activities, outside activities and arrival and departure from school
Support students with special needs by following provisions specified in their IEPs/504 Plans
Help students with clothing, grooming, health habits, and bathroom activities as needed
Assist the teacher in handling interruptions and emergencies
Communicate to the teacher any unusual situations or needs of students
Maintain a safe working condition and safely operate electronic and other equipment needed to carry out job functions and responsibilities
Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing such information within legal confines
Perform any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by the teacher or Principal, in accordance with school/state policies and practices
Knowledge & Skills
Follow oral and written directions
Establish effective working relationships with staff and students
Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality when dealing with student, staff and/or parent information
Candidate must attend an orientation/training session and complete required district and state credentialing requirements (Background check, Fingerprinting)
Regular instruction to special needs children may be necessary
Perform duties typically in school settings, to include: classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria, auditorium, and recreational areas
Frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting, up to approximately 30 pounds and occasional lifting of equipment may be required; other physical activities may be required
Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels
Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities
Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise and hazards
Occasional movement of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required
Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required on assigned days
Advantages of Being an ESS Substitute Paraprofessional
Flexible Hours - Choose the days and locations where you want to substitute; work up to 5 days per week
Health Benefits - Receive a variety of insurance options including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, critical illness, and accident
Weekly Pay & 401(k) - Gain fast access to your hard-earned wages and take advantage of the retirement through our tax-advantaged 401(k) plan
Training - Participate in our interactive training course and accessible online modules ensure you are well-prepared
Employee Programs - Enjoy our monthly raffles, Employee of the Month program, referral program, and employee discount program