Paraprofessional, PreK

Category:  Support
Job Function:  Certified Support Staff
Department:  Holmes, Hamilton E Elementary

Summary

Provides assistance with classroom organization, management, and presentation/development of classroom instruction; Works under general supervision of the instructional staff

Essential Duties

  • Works closely with the Pre-Kindergarten teacher and students
  • Follows the operating guidelines required by the Georgia Pre-Kindergarten program
  • Assists the teacher in the preparation of educational materials for students
  • Works individually with students and/or in small groups to help reinforce learning objectives
  • Assists with all aspects of the daily routine, including distributing and collecting supplies, keeping attendance records, and all other instructional Quality guidelines as assigned
  • Participates in lunchroom, recess, hall-monitoring, and bus duties
  • Assists with preparing and maintaining learning centers for instruction
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Must pass the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment with a minimum score of 250 within 1 year from Date of Hire OR must have Technical Certificate of Credit in Early Childhood Education in lieu of passing GACE Assessment an Associate's Degree or above is acceptable

Certification/Licensure

Must meet Bright From the Start requirements as indicated under "Education" above

Experience Qualifications

0 - 1 year of experience required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good organizational skills
  • Classroom experience and/or proven ability to work with children preferred

Working Conditions

  • Classroom environment

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds
  • Typically sitting, standing, walking
  • May require stooping or crouching
Posting ID:  21403

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