The Paraprofessional provides assistance to teachers, and other school personnel, in the delivery of quality education and support services for students, in an array of classroom settings.
Flint Community Schools, an urban public school system with campuses throughout the City of Flint, Michigan, has a long and rich tradition of community education. Flint Community Schools provide a range of academic, extended services and extracurricular activities at the elementary and secondary levels to meet the needs of our students and their families.
- Works under the supervision of the teacher by assisting with instructional and non-instructional duties as directed.
- Assists the teacher in the preparation of materials.
- Assists in preparation of the room for activities.
- Assists the teacher in maintaining a consistent daily routine including a three-part sequence of child planning, choice, and child recall.
- Engages in small-group and large-group activities as directed by classroom teacher. 6. Assists the teacher with interviews and enrollments of children, when appropriate.
- Assists with the screening and assessment of children.
- Accompanies and assists the teacher in supervision of field trips.
- Assists in serving snacks/lunch.
- Assists in the supervision of children during all activities.
- Assists with record keeping and clerical work.
- Willingness to attend professional development.
Education: High school diploma or GED Certificate, and must have:
1) Earned a valid Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA), or
2) Obtained an associate degree (or higher) in Early Childhood Education or Childhood Development
Salary & Benefits:
Paraprofessional Salary Schedule (TA)
$15.00 per hour
Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Employees shall be subject to the co-payment of health care costs equal to the difference between the premium cost and the annual cost limitation imposed on public employers.
Paraprofessional, GSRP Pre-K
- Willingness and ability to work cooperatively on a teaching team.
- Personality and mature judgment to work effectively and harmoniously with both adults and students. • Ability to make sound decisions.
- Competency in clerical work and data entry.
- Effective telephone techniques.
- TB Test upon entry and every two years thereafter
- DHS Clearance
- Residence within a 60-mile radius of the borders of the district is required; residence within the City of Flint is preferred.
- Newly hired employees must satisfactorily pass: 1) physical examination by a medical doctor; 2) police clearance;
- reference check, including digital fingerprinting; and 4) 5-panel drug test. Must comply with Student Safety Initiative Legislation, as amended.