Full-timeEstimated: $31,000 - $41,000 a year
- Experience Working With Students
- Bachelor's Degree
- Associate's Degree
Full Job Description
Under direct supervision by the Lead Teacher, assist students in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards to prepare them for further education and/or employment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning.
Becomes familiar with each student’s personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact.
Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than “grading,” helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address.
Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals.
One-on-one or in small groups, the Instructional Paraprofessional is responsible for helping students master course assignments, especially in the areas of reading, writing, and math to provide students with remedial instruction, as needed.
Understand the rationale and implementation of required assessments including the PPEP TEC Skills Assessment program and Arizona’s test instruments (AIMS and SAT-9). Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will “meet the standard” on the AIMS tests.
Maintain the confidentiality of all student information.
Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Associates Degree OR 60 post –secondary hours from an accredited college or university OR passing scores on the Paraprofessional Exam
Two (2) years prior work experience working with students.
Must possess a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card.
Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Three (3) years prior work experience as an Instructional Paraprofessional.
Must be able to see a computer monitor.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to lift twenty (25) pounds.
PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED