Osborn Elementary School ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2852358
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 24, 2021

Job Description

             Language Development Paraprofessional
Department: Curriculum Date Created: 03/2021
Salary Range: 9 Date(s) Modified:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position Summary
Under general supervision, the ELL Paraprofessional identifies, tests, and supports new students needing assistance with English language acquisition.
Job Responsibilities
Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Administers and scores the Arizona English Language Learner Assessment (AZELLA); informs parents of students’ test scores.
  • Administer Spanish language assessments as required by the District.
  • Provides ELL instruction to students in one-on-one settings and small groups; monitors and documents student progress.
  • Maintains up-to-date student files and accurate program information.
  • Helps teacher access students’ performance levels and needs.  Assesses their strengths, weaknesses and cultural preferences and reports back to the teacher.
  • Communicates with parents regarding student placement and language proficiency score.
  • Provides language development to students through one-on-one and/or small group instruction.
  • Serves as an interpreter for students, families, and staff as requested.
  • Participates in professional development opportunities as required.
  • Translates letters and notes from the teacher or school to parents and from parents to the teacher.
  • Supports Language Acquisition Specialist as needed or requested by supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Job Requirements
Knowledge of
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations.
  • Record maintenance and retention policies and procedures.
  • General office policies, procedures, and equipment.
  • Teaching and learning methods and styles.
  • Spanish and English languages.
  • State language exams.
Skill in
  • Organizing work and setting priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Working with school-age students.
  • Maintains accurate records and filing systems
  • Preparing clear and concise reports.
  • Interacting tactfully with District staff and outside agencies.
  • Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Operating a computer and related software.
Education and Experience:
Successful completion of 60 college credit hours AND two (2) years of experience working with school-age children; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Licenses, Certifications, and Equipment:
Must be a certified Paraprofessional.
A valid State driver’s license may be required.
Work is performed in a classroom environment and requires the operation of standard classroom equipment such as a personal computer. May be exposed to potentially contagious illnesses when working with students.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Contact Information

    • Valerie Andersen , Human Resources Tech
    • 1226 W. Osborn Road
    • Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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