Language & Literacy Academy for Learning
  • 13-Jun-2018 to 31-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Paraprofressionals
  • Winter Haven, FL, USA
  • 10.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited high school or completion of GED. Sixty (60) or more college credit hours or an Associate's degree or higher from an accredited school or a passing score on the Para Pro exam required.

Work Context:

Instructions, to speak and write coherently, to keep records and make simple reports, and to work cooperatively and act professionally with other school personnel and parents. Special abilities may be required for specialized paraprofessional positions. Bilingual/biliterate preferred. Requires sitting and some standing, walking and moving about to coordinate work. Requires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teams. Requires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computers. Requires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlines. Requires work with students, parents, internal and external contacts, and with the public.

Physical Environment:

Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Requires sitting for the majority of the day, and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds, and infrequently weighing 40 pounds or more, with help as necessary.

Essential Functions of this Job:

Professional duties will involve attending meetings as necessary, serving on various committees, attending in service provided, and becoming acquainted with philosophies, policies, procedures, equipment, and the work site where assigned. Clerical assistance will be performed when needed to assist the supervisor to which one is assigned. Supervision and/or reinforcement of instruction of students in various situations and programs will probably be required. Preparation of instructional materials will be assigned as needed. Classroom assistance will be required when given a classroom or an extension of the classroom assignment. Technology will be used to enhance instruction and aid in tasks assigned. Specialized duties may require home visitations, health and hygiene care to students, interpretation of speech and/or languages, operation of adaptive equipment, and physical assistance to impaired students or adults. The need for personal transportation from one site to another may be a requirement.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Sincerely interested in educating and working with young people. Ability to understand written and oral communication.

Language & Literacy Academy for Learning
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