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QUALIFICATIONS:                    High School diploma.
Associate degree or 60 college credit hours or pass the ETS (Educational Testing
Service) ParaPRO Assessment Test
Educator License with Stipulations (ELS) with a Paraprofessional Endorsement
Proficient in English required (second language preferred).
Experience and training to work effectively with students in an educational setting
Evidence of emotional stability and maturity



JOB GOAL:  Responsible for working with students whose primary language is not English.

Performance Responsibilities:
·     Works with students or small groups to promote the utilization of the English language;Interprets/translates work assigned by the classroom teacher for the students;
Assists teachers in devising special strategies for reinforcing materials in the English language;
Offers guidance and encouragement as students learn new skills;
Facilitates communication between school and parents with language barrier as needed;
Transports students needing an interpreter to and from the bus or other locations as needed;
Alerts the teacher to any special information or concerns about individual students;
Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information;
Establishes a positive relationship with the students, staff, and parents (where applicable) in accordance
with district policy;
Participates in in-service training programs as assigned;
Performs other related duties as assigned by employee’s supervisor, who they report to, or Central Office Administrators.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 174 day Classified position with salary and hours to be established by the Board of Education

EVALUATION:                       Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions     established by the Board of Education.

SALARY RANGE:                  In accordance with the USW (United Steelworkers) Negotiated Agreement
This job description has been reviewed and is in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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