Paraprofessional

Learn4Life

Learn4Life

Administration
Co. Roscommon, Ireland · Oxnard, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

Job Details

Oxnard [017] - Oxnard, CA
Regular Full-Time
Day
Classified

Description

VISTA REAL CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL

Full-Time, Monday, 8:00am - 4:30p; Tuesday - Friday 9:30am- 6:00pm

Position is to support core Subjects, Math,English. Social Studies and Science

COMPENSATION:

$20.00/hour - $30.00/hour (Depending on Education)

Help Us Change Lives

We live by the motto that “There is a Student in Front of Everything We Do” and we are very passionate about it. Do you have a passion to work with students? If so, then this is an exciting opportunity for you! You’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students supporting their growth and development. Remember the person who made a difference in your life? Now it’s your turn.

Learn more about us at https://learn4life.org/

How You Will Make an Impact:

The Paraprofessional serves as a knowledgeable professional in the indicated Education Program and/or related service delivery process. This position will assist appropriate educators in servicing students in the specialized program. The Paraprofessional completes paperwork, performs data entry, completes organizational tasks, and provides tutoring support and/or sign language interpretation to students in the specialized program.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Assist educators in their instructional duties and other general responsibilities such as organizing and providing tutorial support
  • Provide additional student support including accommodations and online assessments
  • Assist in related data entry for students enrolling in the program or school
  • Facilitate program implementation and support maintenance efforts such as student transportation, guest speakers, career fairs, field trips, etc.
  • Alert the educator to student behavior issues or other program challenges
  • Assist in monitoring and proctoring student assignment and tests
  • Perform clerical tasks for teachers as needed, to include coordination, scheduling of and participation in meetings when requested
  • Assist educators in contacting parents or adult students and assists in retrieving required forms
  • Participate in Student Study Team or other meetings relating to student success
  • Aid the educator in rendering additional attention or data collection for particular students
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn and build expertise in relevant content areas
  • Follow directions for activities involved in the development and implementation of student learning plans
  • Translate communications between students and teachers
  • For Sign Language Interpreters:
    • Assist students in the use of sign language or other non-verbal forms of communication o Assist with the instruction deaf and hard of hearing students, individually or in small groups
  • Adhere to attendance policies
  • Administrative duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed from time to time

Qualifications

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Organizational skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse youth populations
  • Ability to collaborate with various people to support student learning and development

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, and completion of at least two years of College (48 units), or Associate degree (or higher) from an accredited state college, or
  • Pass a local assessment of knowledge and skills in assisting in instruction issued by an approved Local education agency.
  • Experience working with students
  • Experience working with low economic and at-risk populations
  • Experience in the education of individuals with exceptional needs, student who are deaf or hard of hearing, or in the related Career Technical Education or Literacy content area
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Sign Language Interpreter Qualifications:

Fluent in sign language, certified by the national Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or equivalent, if providing Cued Speech interpretation, be certified by any certifying body recognized by the National Cued Speech Association (NCSA)

Language Interpreter Qualifications:

Fluent in the specified language requirement or specific education program, reading, writing, and speaking and ability to translate communications between students and teachers

TRAVEL: Ability to travel in performance of job duties is required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination
  • Finger Dexterity: using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together
  • Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Average Hearing: able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information
  • Average Visual Abilities: ordinary acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or operate machinery
  • Physical Strength: sedentary work. Sitting most of the time, and occasionally exerts up to 10 lbs. of force (almost all office jobs)
  • Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required
  • Working in a noisy, distracting environment with frequent deadline pressures