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Classroom Paraprofessional

Classroom Paraprofessional


Zeeland Public Schools has an opening for a Classroom Paraprofessional at Woodbridge Elementary School.  The English Language Paraprofessional will assist the Classroom Teacher to insure an effective and positive learning experience for students.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide instruction and/or academic assistance to the students, keeping them on track and focused.
  • Monitor student achievement to determine skill level that will allow them to have success in the classroom.
  • Effectively utilize positive constructive discipline.
  • Be the communication link between parents, students and teacher when needed.
  • Assist the teacher in organizing classroom materials and filing student information.
  • Perform various clerical duties such as grading papers, progress reports, copying, etc.
  • Participate in school meetings, assemblies, programs and school events.
  • Assist students by dispensing medication, perform medical related tasks, contact parents when necessary, care for sick/injured children.


Qualifications:

  • BA or Associates degree in Education Assistance and teacher certification preferred; related work experience preferred. 
  • Must be highly qualified and meet one of the following requirements: 
    • Complete at least 2 years of study at an institution of higher education (60 semester hours).
    • Obtain an associate's degree (or higher).
    • A passing score on the MTTC Professional Readiness Exam or original MTTC Basic Skills Test.
    • A passing score of 460 on the ETS Parapro Assessment (contact Michigan Works at 616.355.3326 for more information on ETS Assessment).
  • Must have communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students, staff and parents.
  • Spanish language preferred but not required.


Schedule:

This position begins ASAP
5.7 hours per day , 5 days a week = 28.5 hours per week
School Year Only
This position will travel between Woodbridge and Roosevelt.

Compensation:
$11.13 per hour
$12.24 per hour certified teacher


Please apply at https://www.zps.org/jobs


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