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Paraprofessional - Elementary Education

Academia Antonia Alonso
4403 Lancaster Pike #26
Wilmington, Delaware 19805

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Job ID: c1c827b5-8891-48fc-a58d-048263f6388b Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: 3/27/2017 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Paraprofessional - Elementary Education

La Academia is seeking high-energy, visionary, and dynamic educators to be members of the staff of a new Wilmington, Delaware based Charter Elementary School that will use Expeditionary Learning (EL), a nationally recognized education model, to drive the instruction in a dual-language setting. The first of its kind in Delaware, the school will use EL's project based approach to learning while teaching all students in both English and Spanish. The ideal applicant believes that all students are capable of high academic achievement regardless of socioeconomic status and are open to challenging themselves in an innovative learning environment. To learn more about our innovative school, please visit our school website http://academiacharter.com/. BI-LINGUAL PREFERRED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This list is intended to be illustrative rather than complete, and serves to show major duties and responsibilities of a teacher. It does not express or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the person in this position. The employee will be required to perform any other duties as deemed appropriate by the school leader. -Collaborates with the teacher in the planning and development of activities and resources for students using the Expeditionary Learning (EL) model and Dual Language approach -Works with students in a variety of grouping structures including individual, small group, or total group settings as prescribed by instructional programs -Provides accommodations to students, as required, to ensure students' success -Assists in ongoing monitoring of students' progress through data collection of objectives (may include collection & summation of raw data and computer work) -Uses initiative and common sense to solve problems -Assists the teacher in routine tasks, such as but not limited to: duties, record keeping, transitions, limited clerical work, assisting on field trips, assisting in special subjects, monitoring social interactions, checking homework, gathering/preparing materials for students, assisting classroom activities, operating multi-media equipment, monitoring "time out" -Ensures the safety of the students within their work environment -Has knowledge of the social, emotional, and academic needs of individual students through collaboration with the teacher -Lends support in maintaining discipline of students (may implement behavior management plans as directed by the classroom teacher)

-Participates in ongoing staff development and any other work related meetings -Ensures student confidentiality -Consistently maintains a professional attitude in all settings -Performs other duties as assigned This is a part time position, 29.5 hours per week.

Reports To: School Leader

Start Date: 2017-2018 School Year

Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience

Endorsement(s): Teacher of Elementary Grades K-6 [For English classrooms]

Grades: K 1 2 3

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.


* Meets certification requirements of the State of Delaware for Paraprofessionals K-12.


Standard Requirements

* Favorable Criminal Background Check for the candidate who is offered employment

* Tuberculin test and physicalCore Content Subject: Elementary Education A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]... , except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

* Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

* Mandatory Direct Deposit of paycheck

Apply at: www.joindelawareschools.org

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