Must meet the definition of highly qualified status as mandated by the No Child Left Act by earning 48 college credit hours that includes 15 hours of general education requirements such as English Composition(3), English / Reading (6) and Mathematics (6), obtaining an Associate’s Degree from an accredited university or college or by passing the Paraprofessional Exam with a score 450 or above.
This vacancy, position number 179963, is located at Jetson Center for Youth in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The salary for this position is $812.00 biweekly.
The Office of Juvenile Justice will create a list of eligible applicants ONLY from the people who respond to this posting. No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Department of Public Safety
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 66614
Baton Rouge, LA 70896
A lana Collins, Alana.Collins@dps.la.gov
If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations. NOTE : THE SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST TAKE AND PASS A DRUG SCREEN TEST PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT. This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization .
The paraprofessional assists in the delivery of services under the supervision of a teacher and/or other professional who has the responsibility for the delivery of services to children. The position involves the performance of instructional and non-instructional tasks.
Examples of Work:
Works with individual or small groups of students to reinforce skills/concepts Provides assistance to substitute teachers Assists with specific tasks as required by student needs Assists with materials to help meet individual differences Assists with organizing and arranging instructional activities Performs other instructional duties as assigned by teacher Follows all regulations and policies of the Office of Juvenile Justice Attends faculty meeting and parent conferences when requested Provides assistance in meeting the physical needs of the disabled Provides assistance with physical restraints and behavior intervention techniques after training such as a crisis intervention Attends and participates in pre-service and in-service workshops and training as requested Maintains discipline standards according to the regulations of the Office of Juvenile Justice Assists with specific tasks as required by IEP Performs other related duties as assigned by classroom teacher and / or site administrator (s)