Apache Junction High School
Job Title: Para Educator 1
Department: Four Peak Elementary School
Reports To: Classroom Teacher or Building Principal
FLSA Status: Nonexempt - At-Will Position
Position Status: Full Time Position
Salary: Range 6
Works under supervision in the performance of the following instructional tasks in classroom, and to assist teacher of elementary or secondary school by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Discusses assigned teaching area with classroom teacher to coordinate instructional efforts.
Prepares various teaching aids such as bibliographies, charts, and graphs.
Presents subject matter to students, utilizing variety of methods and techniques such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role playing.
Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts.
Assist teacher with updating and maintaining accurate student records.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required in addition to an AA Degree, 60 college creditsor passing score on Para Pro Test. Must hold a valid Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card and be First Aid/CPR certified. Proof of the following immunizations is required: measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR), diphtheria, pertussis, and laboratory confirmation of negative Mantoux tuberculosis (tb) test.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch and lift and carry up to 25 pounds. The employee frequently is required to move about the classroom or campus. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
Specific vision requirements include peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties may require employee to be exposed to outside weather conditions including extreme heat or cold, wind and rain. High humidity and/or dusty conditions may also be present.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate.