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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3307711
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: June 29, 2020

Job Description


Job Description for a

ALE Instructional Paraprofessional - Amboy 

Department:   Instructional

Job Status:   Full Time

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt

Reports To:  Principal

Grade/Level:   Elementary 

Amount of Travel Required:   No travel required

Work Schedule: 185-day contract,

Monday – Friday, 8-hours per day

Positions Supervised:  none




Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher or another professional has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.


Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Tutor and assist students individually or in small groups in order to help students master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, schoolyards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Observe students' performance and record relevant data to assess progress.
  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials in order to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
  • Organize and label materials and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their eye levels and perceptual skills.
  • Distribute tests and homework assignments and collect them when they are completed.
  • Type, file, and duplicate materials.
  • Distribute teaching materials such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.
  • Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required.
  • Prepare lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.
  • Carry out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, psychologists, or speech-language pathologists.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  • Assist in bus loading and unloading.
  • Take class attendance and maintain attendance records.
  • Grade homework and tests, and compute and record results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices.
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  • Prepare lesson outlines and plans in assigned subject areas, and submit drafts to teachers for review.
  • Maintain computers in classrooms and laboratories, and assist students with hardware and software use.
  • Participate in teacher-parent conferences regarding students' progress or problems.
  • Plan, prepare and develop various teaching aids such as bibliographies, charts, and graphs.
  • Conduct demonstrations to teach such skills as sports, dancing, and handicrafts.
  • Requisition and stock teaching materials and supplies.
  • Collect money from students for school-related projects.
  • Monitor classroom viewing of live or recorded courses transmitted by communication satellites.
  • Operate and maintain audiovisual equipment.
  • Laminate teaching materials to increase their durability under repeated use.
  • Assist librarians in school libraries.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Competency Statement(s)


Education: Minimum of a High School Diploma, 60-hours of college credit, or successful completion of the Paraprofessional Praxis Exam.

Experience: Preferred but not required

Computer Skills:  Microsoft Word, EXCEL, and other applicable technology

Certificates & Licenses:  Minimum as stated in the Education requirements, with a preference of teaching or teaching-related certificates and licenses

Additional Requirements:  Successful completion of ASP/FBI and Child Maltreatment background checks


Physical Demands








Handling / Fingering


Reach Outward


Reach Above Shoulder






Squat or Kneel




10 lbs or less


11-20 lbs


21-50 lbs


51-100 lbs


Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


12 lbs or less


13-25 lbs


26-40 lbs


41-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)

Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Other Physical Requirements

      Vision  (Near, Distance, Peripheral)

      Sense of Sound  (ability to converse with students and parents)

      Sense of Touch


The work environment is generally indoors in a school classroom. Must be able to function in large crowds and student assembly situations. Must be able to supervise students indoors and outdoors.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories: Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    North Little Rock School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 2700 Poplar Street
    • North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114

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