Social Studies Paraprofessional (Part-Time)

Eagle Ranch is hiring a part-time parapro (8:45 am to 2:30 pm daily) for its on-campus school to serve in a Social Studies classroom. Position to begin July 31st, 2021. 

REPORTS TO: Director of Education
EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Part-time (28 hours/week). Non-exempt.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
1. Assists teacher in providing instruction:

  • Assists in teaching at an appropriate instructional level (individually and collectively)
  • Assists in providing content development
  • Assists in building for transfer

2. Assists teacher in assessing and encouraging student progress:

  • Assists in assessing individual student strengths and weaknesses
  • Assists in developing a plan to address individual student weaknesses
  • Assists in promoting student engagement
  • Assists in monitoring student progress
  • Assists in responding to student performance
  • Assists in supporting students

3. Assists teacher in managing the learning environment:

  • Assists in using time efficiently
  • Assists in maintaining an effective physical setting for instruction
  • Assists in maintaining appropriate student behavior in the classroom
  • Assists in helping plan and facilitate activity days and field trips

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Follows professional practices consistent with Eagle Ranch School and Eagle Ranch policies in working with students, students’ records, houseparents, parents, colleagues and Counselors.

  • Interacts in a professional manner with students and parents
  • Maintains confidentiality of students and students’ records
  • Works cooperatively with Director of Education, Counselors, houseparents, parents and colleagues

2. Complies with Eagle Ranch School and Eagle Ranch Board of Directors policies.

  • Reports to assigned classes at times scheduled
  • Enforces regulations concerning student conduct and discipline
  • Is punctual
  • Attends and participates in faculty meetings and other assigned meetings and activities according to Eagle Ranch School and Eagle Ranch policy

3. Demonstrates professional practices in teaching.

  • Models correct use of language, oral and written
  • Assists teacher in implementing designated curriculum

4. Acts in a professional manner and assumes responsibility for the total school program, its safety and good order.

  • Takes precautions to protect records, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Assumes responsibility for supervising students in out-of-class settings

QUALITIES:

  • Good character, health and emotional stability
  • Christian and regularly attends church
  • Organized, efficient and able to work without always having detailed instructions
  • Self-motivated and takes pride in doing job well
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-sufficient from a technical and work ethic standpoint
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Team player
  • Flexible

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma

If interested in the position, please email your cover letter and resume to Kim Burdette.

Please wait to fill out application until you have been instructed to:

Electronic Employment Application