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Company: Davenport Community Schools
Location: Davenport
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Position Type:

Date Posted:

West High School

Date Available:

Closing Date:
OPEN UNTIL FILLEDCurrent paras use the internal application process to apply.
All other current district employees (not paras), or external applicants apply online by completing the external application.

  • INTERNAL APPLICANTS: OPEN 02/08/2024 THRU 02/14/2024 @ 4PM
  • EXTERNAL APPLICANTS (if no internal applicants): OPEN UNTIL FILLED
  • Wages: New Hires: Entry level rate $15.00/hr.; Current employees in the bargaining unit: Please refer to the salary schedule established by the applicable bargaining group

    Duties & Responsibilities: (Essential Functions of Position, Major Responsibilities, Summary of Key Duties, Special Assignments, Relationships)
    • Will work collaboratively with teachers in MTSS to assist in the success of all students
    • Will teach, model, and support PBIS in all building situations
    • Will work with students in skills room
    • Ability to work with ALL students
    • Computer skills are necessary to input data into student data system and manipulate spreadsheets
    • With classroom teachers, establish a positive learning environment while maintaining a structured setting
    • Assist with and support classroom teacher with instruction
    • Work collaboratively with teachers using developmentally appropriate practices, including following teacher's direction for instruction
    • Assist teacher in monitoring students' progress by keeping necessary records and giving feedback as requested
    • Willingness to work with students in a positive manner that will help develop and/or enhance the practice of self-discipline. Applicant should have the ability to resolve conflicts. Must be able to communicate and relate to students in a non-threatening and friendly manner.
    • Maintain patience and positive interpersonal skills with all students.
    • Walk hallways during class time and/or during passing time, reporting any issues to office staff
    • Communicate with instructional staff daily regarding instruction and student issues
    • Successful candidate must possess strong inter-personal skills with a proven record of building rapport with culturally diverse students to ensure each student 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
    • Skilled, understands and utilizes MTSS or willingness to be trained/knowledgeable
    • Skilled, understands and utilizes PBIS or willingness to be trained/knowledgeable
    • Other duties as assigned by building administrator
      Physical Requirements of Position: (HBV Yes No)
      • Must be able to stand for a period of time
      • Must be able to walk for extended period of time
      • Must be able to lift/push/pull 50 lbs
        Special Qualification Desired: (Personal Qualities, Education, Skills Needed, Experience, Etc.)

        • Good attendance a must for success in this position
        • Must be flexible due to changes in schedule and student population
        • Experience working with at-risk students a plus
        • Successful candidate must possess a proven track record of building rapport with culturally diverse students and their families to assure that each student reaches his or her full academic potential.

Keywords: Davenport Community Schools, Davenport , GENERAL EDUCATION PARA EDUCATOR - 5 HRS/DAY - $1,500 HIRING RETENTION BONUS, Education / Teaching , Davenport, Iowa

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