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Kansas Employer Paraprofessional (St. Mary's) in Fort Scott, Kansas

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USD 234 is seeking a person who is interested in working in a school environment as a paraprofessional. As a paraprofessional, you will work with special education students individually and in small groups to assist them with their school work. Paraprofessionals help students with special needs to be successful in the classroom. The paraprofessional will report directly to a special education teacher, classroom teachers, and the building principal.

The Classroom Paraprofessional assists the Instructor in creating a positive learning environment to facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students.



Support the philosophy and mission of USD 234 and the value of education.

Comply with the privacy rights of students.

Safeguard confidential and/or sensitive information.

Communicates pleasantly and effectively with all the members of the school district and community.

Provide excellence in customer service both internally and externally.

Maintain a clean and organized workspace to insure a safe and efficient working environment.

Ensure that all activities conform to district, state, and federal guidelines.

React to change positively and productively.

Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.

Adhere to all district health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.


Assist in supervision of students both within and outside the classroom.

Assist in establishing a positive learning environment, and respond to the individual needs of students.

Appropriately operate all classroom equipment.

Assist students with class assignments individually and in small groups.

Tutor students as directed individually and in small groups.

Assist teacher with small group instruction.

Assist in monitoring student progress.

Grade papers and assist teacher with record keeping.

Prepare instructional materials and supplies for use.

Assist teacher in the maintenance and inventory of supplies and materials.

Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Level 3 Medium Work

o Exerting 20 - 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly.

Frequent sitting and/or standing.

Occasional crawling, balancing, stooping, bending, reaching and stairs.

Must work indoors and outdoors year-round.

Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment.

Requires lifting, moving, carrying, pulling or pushing heavy objects or materials.