Hiawatha USD 415 is currently accepting applications for Paraprofessionals at Hiawatha Elementary School. Applications can be obtained at the Board of Education office 706 S 1st St. Hiawatha, KS or by clicking the following link: http://bit.ly/2V0Trlw

Job Descritpion

PURPOSE: Provides classroom and program support for classroom teachers and students assisting with instruction, material preparation, communication, students' personal needs, logistics.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (Other duties may be assigned)
  • Assists in regular routines including but not limited to student schedules, attendance, classroom work, and administrative records in elementary classrooms.
  • Attends classes with students to keep them on task; fills out assignment sheets and keeps track of student assignment due dates and checks on past due assignments.
  • Follows expectations of teachers and their lesson plans to assist in reinforcement and learning objectives.
  • Monitors and tutors students one on one or in small groups as required by the teacher.
  • Prepares bulletin boards; assists in planning by rearranging the room, cleaning it and maintaining general orderliness.
  • Copies and assembles materials for students in a time sensitive manner.
  • Assists with field trips, in playground activity and loading and unloading buses.
  • Assists teacher/students with structured environment including but not limited to lessons, personal hygiene, supervision, behavior controlling techniques.
  • Assists with scoring tests with computer; keeps records, makes reports as required; assists with procuring materials.
  • Attends training and/or in-service provided by the district.
  • Manages all job duties to work with students in various circumstances inside and outside with mobility to move from place to place; agility and dexterity to focus on students and student activities more than 75% of the time; dexterity to manually move, lift, pull or push objects of not more than 25 pounds; agility and quick response to emergency situations; uses CPR and/or first aid; keeps records and makes reports.
  • Assists with program support: copying, running errands, collating packets.
  • Assists with reports and files as needed.
  • Must support district mission, goals and objectives.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and ability to use classroom equipment including but not limited to computers.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and ability to implement intervention techniques in behavior modification to maintain classroom conducive to learning for all students.
  • Must meet all safety requirements as directed by the District.
  • Professional evaluation performed annually by Building Principal and Supervising Teacher.
  • CONTRACT LENGTH: Equal to student contact days as determined by the BOE approved district calendar.
    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Shall have a High School diploma, GED or College Degree and/or passing scores on Para Educator training.