6.50 hr Para Educator - 1 Year Only Position (2013-14)
Davenport Community Schools - Davenport, IA

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Duties & Responsibilities: (Essential Functions of Position, Major Responsibilities, Summary of Key Duties, Special Assignments, Relationships)


New Hires: Entry Level Rate $9.96/hr. Current employees with seniority in the bargaining unit: please refer to the Salary Schedule established by the applicable bargaining unit.

Assist with daily activities and routines of students.

Work collaboratively with teacher(s) using developmentally appropriate practices.

Assist teacher in monitoring students' progress by keeping necessary records and giving feedback as requested.

Good attendance required.

Follow teacher direction for instruction.

Use positive reinforcement techniques to assist in managing behavior throughout the school routine including transition times and recess.

Engage in on-going staff development.

Model flexibility in duties as the needs of students change.

Model enthusiasm and patience.

Other duties as assigned by building administrator including lunch & recess supervision.

Successful candidate must possess strong inter-personal skills with a proven record of building rapport with culturally diverse students to ensure each child reaches his/her full potential.

Good attendance and punctuality are a must to ensure that the duties and responsibilities of the job are performed successfully.
Physical Requirements of Position: (HBV Yes No)


Hands on position. Able to work with children while sitting on the carpet and/or in small work areas.

Ability to withstand weather for outside activities.

Must be able to lift, pull and push 50 lbs.
Special Qualification Desired: (Personal Qualities, Education, Skills Needed, Experience, Etc.)

Patient, compassionate, and sensitive individual willing to work with diverse population.

Recognition of the need for confidentiality with respect to children's and parents' right to privacy.

Friendly and caring

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