Title 1 Paraprofessional (part-time)
4130 Maxwell St.
Detroit MI 48214
CCA East serves students in grades K-5 on the east side of Detroit. We follow an innovative year-round schedule/"balanced calendar" to better serve the needs of students and families and to help minimize academic loss over the summer. A high level of support is provided for students with special needs, with a Multi-Tiered System of Support focusing on the whole child, including social work and counseling services, Positive Behavior Support, Response to Intervention, and an inclusive approach to special education. Teachers benefit from extensive professional development, coaching, modeling, small class sizes, and a diverse staff. We need teachers who are willing to learn, open to new ideas and self-reflection, flexible, confident, and able to work well with a small team of peers.
Provide supplemental instructional support to eligible students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
*Deliver interventions to students based on the instructional plans developed by the Title I Teacher and/or the General Education Teacher. Interventions may include support in the form of small group and/or individualized instruction, tutoring, guided practice, or other techniques, as guided by the teacher.
*Report back to the Title I Teacher and/or General Education Teacher on the outcomes of the interventions conducted by keeping daily student outcome reports
*Administer assessments and screeners that will contribute to the teachers' decisions in regards to:
determining eligibility for entry into Title I program
creating appropriate interventions
exiting students from the Title I program
*May attend parent/teacher conferences as needed to support the teacher in communicating with parents about student performance, behavior, or other topics.
*Maintain student files as requested and required by the needs of federal, state and local guidelines to track student progress. Maintain the confidentiality of student records and student information.
*Maintain activity logs and time and effort documentation that comply with regulatory requirements
*Maintain constant communication with Title I Teachers and General Education Teachers regarding the progress of and concerns about Title I students
*May serve as an active member of teams such as RTI team, data team, PBS team, school improvement team, etc.
*Assist the teacher in communicating and upholding behavior and conduct expectations found in the school-wide behavior management plan; assist in maintaining a safe and secure environment in the classroom.
*Other duties as assigned.
Good general reading, writing and math skills as evidenced by meeting No Child Left Behind requirements for Para-Professionals (specifically an associate's degree, 60 college credits, or passing scores on an equivalent state-approved assessment).
*Evidence of successful experience in student and parent relations as evidenced through prior experience in personal or professional settings.
*Demonstrated proficiency in an instructional support capacity, as acquired through prior experience in tutoring, teaching or similar work experience.
*Willingness to learn
*Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics as appropriate
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