Paraprofessional Title 1

The Title 1 Paraprofessional will perform duties under the supervision of the Title 1 coordinator. The roll of the Title1 Paraprofessional is to assist in the remedial education of elementary students in the areas of reading and mathematics.

Primary Responsibility to:
Director of Programs and Building Administrator

Responsibilities (Job functions)

  • Provide instruction individually or in small groups by implementing lessons or instructional activities designed in collaboration with the classroom teacher to meet the students' academic needs.
  • Work with the classroom teachers to develop a schedule for delivery of instructional services.
  • Perform limited clerical functions directly related to the instructional assignment for the purpose of instructing students (i.e. preparing materials, maintaining instructional records for student files, communicating with teachers, etc.)
  • Monitor and record student progress.
  • Attend parent-teacher conferences and Family Nights as needed.
  • Participate in the planning time with the classroom teachers and others working with the student.
  • Communicate regularly with the parents or guardians of the student under the direction of the classroom teacher.
  • Assist parents in understanding school assignments and procedures and encourages their involvement in school activities. 
  • Administer tests to assess student achievement. 
  • Attend staff meetings and serves on staff committees.
  • Attend conferences, in-service and workshops to enhance teaching skills and knowledge.
  • Assist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Skills to organize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of principles of child development and instructional processes.
  • Knowledge of the reading process and how to teach it.
  • Good math skills and the ability to teach math.
  • 32 college credits or successful completion of the ParaPro Test.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop creative solutions.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Knowledge of state and federal policies and procedures regarding Title Programs.
  • Computer skills including word processing, email, student data management system, internet.
  • Patience and flexibility. 

Additional Skills Preferred: 

  • Experience with progress monitoring
  • Experience with Excel 

Terms of Employment:
The employment period shall be determined by the immediate supervisor and the Superintendent. Rate of pay shall be commensurate with the classified salary schedule

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of classified personnel.