Charter School - Paraprofessional
Sam Houston State University
Department: Charter School
Open until filled: Yes
Educational and Experience Requirement:
High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Experience in a related field preferred.
Nature & Purpose of Position:
Assists, supports, and works closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing educational benefits for the students of the Sam Houston State University Charter School.
Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff. Assists the certified staff in devising special strategies for reinforcing learning materials and skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities. Monitors work, corrects papers, and supervises curriculum-based testing and makeup work as assigned by the certified staff. Serves as the chief source of information and help to any guest teacher assigned in the absence of the regular certified staff. Performs clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the certified staff. Alerts the certified staff to any problem or special information about an individual student. Performs assigned supervision of students during lunch periods, play periods, and on field trips. Performs assigned non-instructional classroom duties, such as snack time, toileting, and clothing routines. When requested, serves as a resource person to the General Education Intervention Team. Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students in school environment and community. Participates in in-service training programs as approved. Maintains a safe working environment and encourages colleagues to be safety minded in the performance of all school-related duties. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Must be able to perform a variety of tasks, often changing quickly from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
The Sam Houston State University Charter School sites are located in the Greater Houston area.
In addition to submitting your application online, interested candidates must complete the Pre-Employment Affidavit found at: http://www.shsu.edu/intranet/policies/forms/documents/hr/Charter%20School%20-%20Pre-Employment%20Affidavit.pdf. This form should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.
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