Owen J Roberts School District


Details of the offer

Come join the Owen J. Roberts School District as our next Full Time Paraprofessional at $15.29 per hour. Looking for a friendly, professional and organized person to join our team at the Middle School to work 6.75 hours per day Monday through Friday during the school year.
POSITION TITLE: Paraprofessional - Child Specific Support
REPORTS TO: Special Education Supervisor, Building Principal
LOCATION: Owen J. Roberts Middle School
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt, Full Time
POSITION GOAL: Provide assistance to the classroom teacher and to students in need of additional instructional support.
Assist the classroom teacher with implementation of individual and group instruction, testing and assessment procedures.
Assist the classroom teacher in the care and management of students in the classroom and other areas, such as special subject areas, lunch room, playground, and bus duty.
Assist the classroom teacher by preparing instructional and classroom materials.
Assist the classroom teacher by performing duties required to optimize instruction.
Assist students by reading questions, passages from text and tests following teacher?s instructions.
Assist with collection of data relevant to students? needs (academic, behavioral, functional skills).
Maintain accurate student data and records, as well as communication with the case manager.
**Assist skills related to personal and social self-sufficiency, which may include but is not limited to, toileting, feeding, personal hygiene. **
Assist in the educational and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the facilitator and classroom teachers.
**Support students with emotional or behavior concerns and assist them in developing appropriate social skills.**
Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans for the students and monitor their progress.

* This position description does not express or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent in this position. The employee will be required to perform any other position-related duties as requested by the supervisor.
To successfully perform this position, a person must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualification requirements listed below represent minimum levels of educational achievement, training, skill, and /or ability necessary.
**Associate's Degree or at least 2 years of college credit preferred.**
Highly qualified status according to PDE guidelines. (Must participate in an annual 20 hours of Professional Development provided by the School District.)
Effective interpersonal skills, positive attitude and a desire to work with children.
Strong organizational skills.
Computer literate, including a working knowledge of email use and word processing software.
Current certification in First Aid and CPR.
Submission of PA School Personnel Health form.
Current Act 34, Act 151 and Act 114 clearances.
The person, while performing in this position, will be required to: Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and to talk and hear;Reach, using hands and arms, walk, stand, sit, and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl;Have specific vision abilities, to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to change focus;Be subject to normal classroom environmental conditions with moderate noise level;Have the ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;Possess effective communication, judgment, planning, and human relations skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Days vary according to school calendar; hours worked per day vary according to an assignment.
Salary and benefits according to the negotiated agreement between the Board of School Directors and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 384 and according to the School District Policy Manual (available online at
The Owen J. Roberts School District is an equal opportunity employment, educational and service organization.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $15.29 /hour
Pottstown, PA (Required)

Work Location:
One location

Health insurance
Dental insurance
Retirement plan
Paid time off

This Job Is:
A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more

Monday to Friday
No weekends
Day shift

Source: Jobsxl


  • Education - Teaching / Special education


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