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PARAPROFESSIONAL, ALTERNATIVE LEARNING PROGRAM (#438)

Gravette Upper Elementary (learn more)

Gravette School District

Gravette, Arkansas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4043400
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: September 21, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Gravette Public Schools Position Description

Position Title: Paraprofessional, Alternative Learning Program

Department: Assigned building and academic area

Reports To: Principal/Alternative Learning Program Teacher

Evaluated By: Principal/ Alternative Learning Program Teacher

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

The Alternative Program Paraprofessional reports to the Alternative Learning Program Teacher and is responsible to that person for the proper interpretation and performance of the duties and responsibilities of that position.

 

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:

The basic function of the Alternative Learning Program Paraprofessional is to provide student and administrative support to the Alternative Learning Program staff and administration in the daily operations of the program.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:

  1. Maintains student records in compliance with ADE requirements.
  2. Provides student support on an “as needed” basis as determined by staff.
  3. Monitors student attendance and maintain attendance records in student management system.
  4. Maintains and orders supplies for program.
  5. Monitors students in the area.
  6. Operates standard office equipment; fax, copier, computer, etc.
  7. Maintains office areas in a neat and orderly fashion.
  8. Receives and makes telephone calls, takes messages, provides general information and routes calls.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned or apparent.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or equivalent. Office experience desired. Demonstrate excellent skills with computer applications of word processing, spreadsheet, database and data. Must have demonstrated ability to improve office efficiency through the use of technology.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS: None.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to communicate effectively with the public in oral and written capacity using proper grammar and usage. Ability to read and interpret written information for distribution within the school setting.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to perform mathematical operations and to reason mathematically in order to assist students requesting help.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

When presented with complex situations, the employee is able to determine appropriate action.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Demonstrates empathy for at-risk learners. Ability to develop working relationship with staff, students and community. Demonstrate good listening skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment. Take direction from supervisor and classroom teachers as needed. Typing at 50 WPM is required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Moderate amount of walking and standing. Performs multiple tasks. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment may be noisy and hectic at times and may contain the normal stresses associated with managing student behavior while assuring the safety and wellbeing of students and staff.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Gravette 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.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Tammy Fisher
    • 609 Birmingham Street S.E.
    • Gravette, Arkansas 72736

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