Approximately 5,500 employees from all backgrounds embody the Muscogee County School District. We offer opportunities for everyone including support personnel, teachers, leaders, tradespeople and much more.

 

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POSITION TITLE:

Paraprofessional, Behavior Support Program

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

SALARY:

$14.24 hourly

WORK DAYS:

190

LOCATION:

To Be Announced 

REPORTS TO:

Principal

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The job of Paraprofessional, Behavior Support Program is done for the purpose/s of assisting assigned teaching personnel in the supervision and instruction of students; performing classroom clerical tasks; and assisting students by meeting special health care needs and developing students; daily living and behavioral skills.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

1. Educational Level:

Minimum 60 semester/100 quarter hours of eligible college hours OR passing score on the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment Test (www.gace.ets.org) required.

If submitting GACE scores, you will also need to provide verification of completion of a HS diploma or GED

2. Certification/License:

Must maintain Georgia Paraprofessional Certificate which includes in-service training related to position

3. Experience:

None

4. Physical Activities:

Routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities

5. Training:

Assignment will require successful certification in Protective Restraint Training

6. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Written and oral communication; classroom management skills

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1.

Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance.

2.

Assists the classroom teacher in the preparation and implementation of instructional programs in accordance with lesson plans.

3.

Assists classroom teacher with the record keeping process and data collection.

4.

Participates in school functions, field trips and extracurricular activities as indicated under the direction of the teacher.

5.

Participates in on-going in-service training.

6.

Assists with hall duty and bus loading and unloading as directed.

7.

Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the teacher and/or administrator in providing records/materials.

8.

Implements positive behavior intervention strategies and emergency behavior interventions for students with autism providing a safe and positive learning environment.

9.

Intervenes in emergency situation involving aggressive or uncontrolled behavior of students providing a safe and positive learning environment.

10.

Administers assistance to medically fragile children (e.g. tube feeding, toileting, diapering, food preparation, etc. and other delegated medical procedures) as required for assigned students.

11.

Assists with the movement of students from one area of the school to another or to a specialized position.

12.

Assists with instruction, positioning, and therapy as directed by related service personnel.

13.

Assists in maintaining a sanitary environment and handles body fluids following universal procedures.

14.

Assists in implementing community based instruction or community/campus based skills training without direct on-site supervision in accordance with State guidelines.

15.

Monitors the classroom during teacher’s participation in IEP meetings or other activities/planning which require the teacher to be out of the room.

16.

Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.