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RCSD Paraprofessional

Rochester, NY · Education
JOB DESCRIPTION: 
  • This position is on an as needed basis each day-both long term and daily needs.
  • Assist the classroom teacher in providing instructional services to students including some that have disabilities.
  • Assist with general supervision of students in multitude of settings including but not limited to classroom, hallways lunchroom and playground
  • Assist in classroom management of students and monitoring individual student behavior through crisis intervention by implementing positive behavior management strategies or other policies support by the program
  • Assist in the prep of classroom materials, projects, demonstrations and displays
  • Assist in clerical or general housekeeping duties per teacher in classroom or administrative staff
  • Utilize one’s own special skills and abilities by assisting the instructional program in such areas as foreign language, arts, crafts, music, recreation, vocational or other similar subject areas
  • Depending on assignment must be able to assist in self-help, personal care activities and mobility for students with disabilities
  • Be flexible and willing to assist to perform other tasks as directed or work where there is a need within the school/program/classroom to ensure compliance is met
  • Perform other duties related to specific programs as directed by School Personnel
  • Ensure the safety and well being of students
  • Break Aide Para’s will follow a STRICT schedule to relieve classroom teachers for breaks. It is very important when taking this assignment that you stay until the end of the shift.
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be able to physically perform all job duties without restrictions.Work is typically performed when walking or standing. Frequent walking, standing, lifting, up to approximately 25 pounds. Other physical activities are required, such as, but not limited to bending, stooping, reaching, and grasping. Escorting, walking with, or in some cases running after students in multiple settings such as in community based activities, nature walks and school buildings. Occasional transporting/moving of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required.
  • High School Diploma or GED required; must have proof of education.
  • Must be able to complete background check through NYSED.
 
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