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Kansas Employer Para Professional (High School) in Fort Scott, Kansas

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USD 234 has paraprofessional positions available. If qualified and interested, you may fill out an online application at www.usd234.org.

\ At USD 234, we provide students with a vibrant learning experience in a welcoming environment, and our teachers rely on paraprofessionals to bring their best to the classroom every day. Were searching for a qualified paraprofessional to join us. The ideal candidate is flexible in adapting to the changing demands of a classroom. This person will work closely with an assigned teacher and provide support by working with students individually and in groups, assisting with lesson plans and materials. In order to thrive in this role, the paraprofessional must be caring, compassionate, and committed to each students success.

Objectives of this role

  • Provide instructional reinforcement of lesson plans, under direction of classroom teacher Serve as a positive, nurturing guide for students
  • Model the schools professional and ethical standards when interacting with students, parents, staff, and community members
  • Supervise students in both instructional and assessment activities, in and out of the classroom
  • Participate in planning sessions with the learning team, communicating with parents and school officials requested by supervisor.


  • Co-teach lesson components, as determined by the teacher, by leading small-group and individual discussions and reviewing classwork
  • Attend to students physical, personal, academic, and emotional needs, providing assistance with language translation and hygiene when necessary
  • Organize classroom and teaching materials, and verify and track student attendance Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with students, parents, and staff, and participate in parentteacher conferences and faculty meetings and events when requested by supervisor.