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Kelly Education Permanent Paraprofessional- Hickman Mills School District in Overland Park, Kansas

Make a difference one school day at a time as a permanent paraprofessional. This is a great opportunity to be a mentor and help students become the best versions of themselves. Paraprofessionals are essential to helping students learn and grow every day.Why become a paraprofessional?Help teachers increase valuable instruction time by working with students and helping them keep pace with their peers.Help students improve social skills.Feel good about the work you do in your own community.Earn steady income through a variety of short- and long-term substitute positions available.Enjoy work-life balance.Responsibilities:Provide classroom assistance to the district/schoolteacher, supporting the needs of general education or special needs students. This may include:Implementing educational programs, activities, and services with students of varying agesClassroom management and learning environment supportReinforcing learning concepts presented through lesson plansindividually or in small groupsGrading homework and tests (computing/tabulating results) using answer sheets or other methods the school employsEnsure adequate supervision of students and classroom environment to assure health, welfare, and safety of students, including:Ensuring students are never left unattended in the classroomMaintaining/assisting in maintaining classroom control that fosters a safe, positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with Kelly and school district policies and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulationsReporting student injury, accidents, illness, and discipline problems to Kelly supervisor and district/school personnel immediatelyReporting all personal injury or school property theft to Kelly supervisor and district/school personnel immediatelySupervising students in out-of-classroom settings (e.g., assemblies, lunchroom) as directed and supervised by an authorized school district employee (e.g., school principal)Assist students in transition to and from classrooms, as neededUnderstand, address, and be sensitive to the needs of each student, recognizing differences in their abilities and cognitive levelsMinimum requirements:60 college credit hours or High School Diploma/equivalent andhave passed theParaprofessional AssessmentthroughMissouri Department of Elementary and Secondary EducationEffective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsAbility to follow oral and written directionsAbility to establish effective working relationships with school district staffAbility to positively relate to a younger generation of studentsAbility to withstand frequent walking, standing, stooping, and lifting up to 25 lbs.; other physical activities may be requiredPerks youll enjoy as a permanent paraprofessional:Free online classroom management training to help you become a capable, confident classroom assistantFree ongoing professional development to keep your skills sharpPaid orientation on district policies and procedures so you understand the culture and requirements of the school districtWeekly payKelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act healthcare coverage, for eligible employeesGroup insurance options*Ability to create a work schedule that works for youAbility to select your preferred school locationsNext steps:Apply now!If you meet the minimum requirements, youll receive a response to your application within 48-72 hours.Share this job. Know someone who would make a great substitute paraprofessional? We're always looking for more role models!Other job titles that paraprofessional may be known by include (but are not limited to): Paraeducator, Aide, Education Technician, Teacher Aide, Instructional Assistant, Classroom Assistant, Education Assistant, Learning Support Assistant, 1:1 Aide, and Teaching AssistantOur commitment to you:Kelly Education is committed to our substitute employees working in safe environments. Kelly Education operates under the collective guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and