Educational Service Unit 6 is seeking applicants for Para-Educator
The Para-Educator enhances the educational opportunity for the students by providing
assistance to the students and teachers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be
Assists individual students in performing activities initiated by the classroom teacher
and service providers
Assists in preparing and implementing instructional materials in areas of academics
and life skills
Reinforces learning with small groups
Provides one-on-one help as directed by the teacher
Hands out, collect and file paperwork
Prepares art supplies and other materials
Prepares the classroom by arranging furniture, equipment and/or supplies
Hears requests, observes learning difficulties from pupils, and reports such matters to
Scores objective tests and papers and keep appropriate records for teachers
Supports and supervises children on education trips outside the classroom with the
teacher and other adult support.
Provides assistance with individualized program materials
Supervises students outside of the classroom such as during recess, lunchroom, and
other activities as assigned.
Assists with documentation and record keeping
Performs any other delegated, non-instructional responsibility assigned by teacher or
Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities of other employees.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following
Continuous Learning - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to
learn and apply new skills; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses
Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies.
Problem Solving - Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and
thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others
adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and
consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in
group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative
situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and
openness to others' views.