KIPP Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject: Special Education
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8

Organization: KIPP Endeavor Academy
Preferred Locations:

Contact: Jana Cooper
Email: jcooper@kippkc.org

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Special Education Paraprofessional

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KIPP Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject: Special Education
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8

Organization: KIPP Endeavor Academy
Preferred Locations:

Contact: Jana Cooper
Email: jcooper@kippkc.org

 

Special Education Paraprofessional

 

Instructional Delivery

o    Assists in delivering quality instruction/lessons created by teachers

o    Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students and teachers based on trust and respect.

o    Provides instructional support within the special education and general education classroom as needed in order to meet students’ needs

o    Communicates high expectations for behavior by teaching, practicing and reinforcing rules and consequences.

o    Approaches practice with a sense of urgency, maximizing every minute

o    Maintains accurate and up-to-date records

o    Assumes responsibility for student achievement

o    Provides feedback to teachers about students’ progress and needs

 

Constant Learning

o    Collaborates with content and grade-level teams to promote an environment of critical thinking and academic rigor.

o    Consistently reflects on instructional practices through formal and informal methods and works relentlessly to meet individual and professional development goals.

o    Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines and honoring schedules.

o    Works to become knowledgeable about best practices in working with students with learning disabilities and challenging behavior

o    Embraces feedback and constructive criticism in the spirit of constant improvement.

 

Academic and Cultural Support

o    Participates actively in developing and following through with individualized learning plans and behavior plans for students

o    Assists in the daily functioning of the school as necessary

 

Other Essential Functions

o    Escorts, assists, and/or supervises student(s) during play periods, movement throughout the building, to and from buses, toileting routines, lunch, snack, specialized and inclusive classes, community activities and other times as designated.

o    Guides independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work assigned by the teacher.

o    Performs health-related procedures such as: feeding, lifting, positioning, carrying, toileting, tube feeding, cleaning catheterization and suctioning equipment.

o    Performs other duties related to Special Education, as assigned by teacher or administrator.

 

Qualifications:

The following are required of all applicants:

•    Experience working with students

•    A high school diploma or GED

•    60 hours of college credit

•    Bachelor’s degree and certification in special education preferred

 

Physical Abilities:

•    Lift up to 25 pounds, unassisted

•    Life more than 25 pounds, or student’s weight, with assistance

 

Compensation

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Additionally, KIPP Kansas City offers a comprehensive benefits package including health coverage and retirement.