ESU 7 has an immediate opening for a Paraprofessional with pay up to $18.60/hr plus benefits. This will be a 30 hr/week position. Applicants will be working with students with disabilities. Job requirements: High school diploma, effective communication skills, proficient computer skills, and ability to work with a team.
Other openings: Substitute Paraprofessional $15/hr.
Please apply at:
http://ww2.esu7.org/vnews/display.v/SEC/ESU%207|Careers
Any questions, please contact Angie Arndt at 402-564-0815 ext. 1017

 

PARAPROFESSIONAL

JOB DESCRIPTION




JOB CLASSIFICATION:

Classified

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Educational Level: 

High School Diploma

Certification or Licensure:

None Specified

Experience Desired: 

Experience working with individuals with special needs preferred

Employee Characteristics:

Cooperation

Attention to Detail

Dependability

Integrity

Concern for Others

Self-Control

Stress Tolerance

Adaptability/Flexibility

Independence

Initiative

Collaboration

Confidentiality

DEPARTMENT: 

Special Education

REPORTS TO:

Special Education Director

REQUIRED RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB TASKS:

  1. Follow the specific directions given by the supervising teacher when working with students.

  1. Maintain positive communication at all times when conducting ESU 7 business or representing ESU 7.

  1. Support students to develop independent life skills.
    1. Meal preparation (menu development, shopping, meal preparation and clean up).
    2. Developing independent hygiene skills.
    3. Social skill development
  2. Support and accompany students on job sites.
    1. Support students in job preparation (uniforms, ID’s, hygiene, skills needed)
    2. Complete job site work journal/evaluation

  1. Maintain and submit one-on-one student hours.

 

  1. Maintain confidentiality of information concerning staff, students, and parents within all districts served.

  1. Adhere to all ESU 7 policies, rules, regulations, and supervisory directives.

  1. Perform other duties as assigned by ESU 7 Chief Administrator or designee.

  1. Other duties as assigned.

TECHNOLOGY EXPECTATIONS:

  1. Basic computer skills
  2. Word processing (Microsoft Office)
  3. Calendaring system
  4. Google Drive
  5. Email applications
  6. ESU 7 Social Media resources
  7. Messages
  8. Accountability software
  9. Internet Browsers
  10. ESU 7 Online Resources
  11. Internet search engines
  12. Electronic and print copyright
  13. Adobe Pro
  14. Tablet use
  15. Apple TV/Airplay
  16. Projection equipment
  17. Evernote
  18. Promethean Board
  19. Troubleshoot equipment issues (treadmill, bike, tv, dvd, wii)
  20. Augmentative Communication Devices
  21. ALIO - Accounting and HR system
  22. Video Creation

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


  1. English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  2. Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  3. Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  4. Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  5. Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  6. Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  7. Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  8. Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  9. Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  10. Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   

The essential functions of this position include: (1) regular, dependable attendance on the job; (2) the ability to perform the identified tasks and to possess and utilize the identified technology expectations, skills, and abilities and to perform the identified work activities; and, (3) the ability to perform the following identified physical requirements: 



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Never

 0%

Occasional 1-32%

Frequent

33-66%

Constant

67+%

Standing

     

x

Walking

     

x

Sitting

   

x

 

Bending/Stooping

 

x

   

Reaching/Pushing/Pulling

 

x

   

Manual Dexterity Activities

   

x

 

Climbing Stairs

 

x

   

Driving

x

     

Lifting 50 Pounds

 

x

   

    Carrying 20 Feet

 

x

   



WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Inside offices and throughout the ESU 7 campus and district buildings.



It is the policy of ESU 7 to not discriminate on the basis of sex, handicap or disability, race, color, religion, marital status, veteran status, or national or ethnic origin in its educational programs, admission policies, employment policies or other administered programs.  Persons requiring accommodations to apply and/or be considered for positions are asked to make their request to the Chief Administrator.