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Purpose:  To assist the teacher in the management of the class and to assist students in their learning activities.  

Essential Functions and Performance Responsibilities: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

1. Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of  material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.
2. Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes.
3. Assists with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, recess/movement breaks, and field trips (as appropriate).
4. Observes students in classroom setting and discusses observation notes with the teacher.
5. Assists with lunch, snack, & cleanup routines.
6. Assists with wash-up and toilet routines.
7. Alerts the regular teacher to any problem or special information about an individual student.
8. Serves as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher.
9. Support and enforce policies as established by the school district.
10. Participate in in-service training programs and attends meetings, as appropriate
11. Performs other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by an administrator/teacher.

Gavin School District 37 assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.


Appropriate State of Illinois Paraeducator License. 


Starting salary $15.90 per hour

Benefits include paid sick and personal days.

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