Hiring substitute teacher and educational assistant pool
Types of Substitutes
- Certified Substitute – substitute for classroom teachers – please note you do not have to be a subject area expert to substitute for a classroom teacher
- For the 2020-21 school year the school has waived the requirement of a bachelor’s degree to substitute in certified positions.
- Classified Substitute – substitute for support positions (i.e. tutors, special education assistants, school support assistants, etc.)
- Must have a high school diploma or GED
- Pay – $11 an hour
- Must complete fingerprinting and pass a background check
Special Education Paraprofessional
The Falcon Ridge Public Charter School seeks a positive, team-oriented Special Education paraprofessional.
Our mission is “Developing students who are competent, productive, and responsible by promoting the academic skills and character to succeed in life.” Falcon Ridge Charter School’s educational program seeks to provide an opportunity for each child to develop to his or her maximum potential. The objectives for the educational program are:
- To foster self-discovery, self-awareness, and self-discipline
- To stimulate intellectual curiosity and growth.
- To provide fundamental career concepts and skills.
- To help the student develop appreciation and respect for individual and group differences.
- To help each student strive for excellence and instill a desire to reach his or her potential.
- To develop the fundamental skills which will provide a basis for lifelong learning.
- To be free of any sexual, cultural, ethnic, or religious bias.
Essential Job Duties
- Works with students who need reinforcement on their academic, social, and behavioral goals.
- Helps administer, record, and score results from achievement and diagnostic tests and other pertinent data in an accurate, efficient manner.
- Helps compile and maintain reports and files regarding student performance.
- Assists with lesson plans and instructional materials adapted to the needs of the students.
- Instructs and tutors students to reinforce and remediate basic skills in reading, math, and/or language arts as determined by the Special Education teacher.
- Confers and closely works with teachers.
- Participates in meetings, conferences, workshops, etc., as requested by the Principal or Special Education Director.
- Systematically involves parents in the program.
- Keeps parents informed of their students progress.
- Maintains a positive classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
- Deals with students, parents, and staff in a positive encouraging manner.
- Knows and follows school policy and chain of command.
- Acts ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.
- Performs such duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form, and effective writing and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to assist students with middle school math skills including Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry, and basic math skills.
- Ability to apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g. Word, Excel).
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
- Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
- Ability to go up and down stairs, be on your feet for extended periods of time, and lift up to 30 lbs.
Qualifications Profile: High school diploma or equivalent 2 years of college (32 credits) or Ability to pass the paraprofessional praxis.