Performs intermediate paraprofessional work monitoring the behavior of students assigned to in-school suspension, administers in-school suspension programs, enforces established rules and regulations, and reinforces instructional activities as prescribed by the referring teacher.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Explains in-school suspension rules and procedures to students assigned to program. Explains expected conduct and achievement.
- Check attendance daily and report to attendance clerk.
- Observes and monitors students' progress and social behavior. Discuss behavior of students with administrators, teachers, school counselor, and parents.
- Check student work during suspension periods; reviews student progress; returns students' completed work to teacher(s).
- Monitor and report inappropriate behavior by students to administration.
- Accompanies students to and from buses, and supervises their lunch period in assigned meal location.
- Provides discipline as appropriate. Assists classroom teachers in providing for the social, emotional, and physical needs of students. Takes appropriate action in instances of special medical needs and other emergencies including, when necessary, escorting students from building.
- Performs clerical duties, including preparing and typing communications and classroom materials. Maintains a clean and orderly environment.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
- Graduation from high school or successful completion of the GED, preferably supplemented by 48 hours or more of college course work in education.
- Ability to communicate clearly and properly in speech and in writing.
- Basic computing, typing and spelling skills required.
- Experience in regular education or special education preferred.
- Concern for general welfare of children.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Monitors classroom and other activities under the supervision of the Principal and Assistant Principal.
Reports to Principal and Assistant Principal.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Subject to a wide variety of behavioral situations associated with young adolescents such as academic, social, behavioral, and attendance concerns. Ability to perform general responsibilities as listed without direct supervision. Good communication with adults and students required. Significant standing, some walking, carrying, bending. Ability to lift 25 pounds.