Elementary Attendance Monitor/Nonpublic Para Educator
Website Columbus Public Schools
as soon as possible
THIS IS A COMBINATION OF TWO POSITIONS. PLEASE SEE BOTH JOB DESCRIPTIONS BELOW:
The combination of these 2 positions is a full time job.
DEPARTMENT: Office of Student Services
JOB TITLE: Elementary Attendance Monitor. This is an a.m. Morning position
Grant funded position
The Elementary Attendance Monitor shall serve the educational process by ensuring students develop and maintain good attendance practices and that parents support the attendance requirements of the school district. The Elementary Attendance Monitor may also transport students to support them in the social emotional growth.
- Have at least a High School Diploma.
- Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license with no serious violations.
- Be community oriented, preferably with experience in youth programs or school activities.
- Demonstrate ability to work well with the community at large, including parents and students.
- Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative.
- Exhibit a personality that demonstrates interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the community.
RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM: Executive Director of Student Services
- Make visits to student’s residences to develop healthy, positive family attitudes towards academic success, attendance at school and student growth and development.
- Assist in developing and maintaining home visitation records.
- Complete reports of any noted conditions, which may be a detriment to the safety, welfare, or education of the student.
- Work closely with building principals in the monitoring of individual student’s participation in school, academic, work, and extracurricular activities.
- Consult with building principals, school counselors, school social workers/interventionist, school psychologist, and parents/guardians regarding improving the student’s attitudes towards their educational achievement, attendance and/or behavior.
- Serve as a role model for students and staff in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire, personal grooming, and an effective work ethic.
- Participate in appropriate in-service and workshop programs and attend all required meetings.
- Display ethical behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school.
- Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing such information within legal confines.
- Transport students to and from school or appointments approved by the district.
Never Occasional Frequent Constant
0% 1-32% 33-66% 67%+
A. Standing x
B. Walking x
C. Sitting x
D. Bending x
E. Reaching x
F. Climbing x
G. Driving x
H. Lifting x
I. Carrying x
J. Manual Dexterity Tasks: x
Daily access to an automobile.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to utilize word processor, Internet, e-mail.
A. Inside (air conditioned bldg) Outside Both x
B. Hazards: Communicable disease, driving
JOB TITLE: SPED Paraeducator – Non-Public Schools. This is a p.m. afternoon position
Sedentary Light Medium X Heavy Very Heavy
A. Education Level: Two years post high school education preferred but not required.
B. Experience Desired: Experience working with children in a supervisory capacity and/or experience in working with handicapped children.
C. Other Requirements: Keyboard and computer knowledge helpful.
REPORTS TO: Teacher/Building Principal/Director of Special Education
1. Assist the classroom teacher in preparation of classroom materials which may include:
– bulletin boards
– class projects
– duplication of materials, etc.
2. Assist the teacher in the physical management of students which may include:
– diaper changing/toilet assistance
– assist in placing students in adaptive equipment
(wheelchairs, standing tables/frames, braces)
– physical transition from place to place or activity to activity
– after instruction has been given, specific individual treatments of students with
special needs such as suctioning of trachea, tube feedings, dispensing of medications, monitoring functioning of hearing aids
3. Carry out instruction (under the direction of the teacher) individually or in groups relative to individual goals of children as defined on their IEP’s
4. Assist the teacher in observing and recording progress of individual children through developmental cycles as well as IEP goals.
5. Maintain daily/weekly/monthly records that may be designated by the teacher.
6. Assist in the day to day routines and rhythms of the classroom which may include:
– disciplinary measures as needed
– movement of children
– participation in and /or leading activities
– preparation of snacks
– assist in maintenance of general room condition and atmosphere
7. Participate in activities and opportunities which will enhance the understanding of students with handicapping conditions by:
– attending in-service training
– attending conferences
8. Participate actively as opportunity presents itself in:
– planning of classroom activities and units
– problem solving relative to routines, rhythms and/or individual student needs
– meetings relative to building needs, classroom needs and/or individual student needs
9. Supervision on job sites
10. Upholding building and district policies and procedures.
11. Keep confidential matters private.
12. Be respectful and courteous at all times.
13. Work independently performing tasks as needs and situations arise.
To apply for this job please visit columbuspsne.apptegy.us.