Special Education Paraprofessional

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Southgate Community Schools
Position Details: 

POSITION: Special Education Paraprofessional

BUILDING: Allen Elementary School

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate Degree, 60 college credit hours or pass one of the following tests:

◦ MTTS Basic Skills test with a passing score


minimum score 480 on evidence-based reading and writing section, and

minimum score 530 on Math section

◦ ETS Parapro Assessment, minimum score 460

◦ WorkKeys - If taken prior to July 2017

(Must include Writing section -Business Writing DOES NOT count)

Reading for Information minimum score 4, and

Applied Mathematics minimum score 4, and

Writing minimum score 3 (again Business Writing not allowed)


1. Assist teacher in the classroom to prepare for and conducting classes.

2. Assist with medical procedures after training with District nurse.

3. Work with small groups of students on specific tasks, including review or re-teaching of content.

4. Working with students individually to provide instruction or remediation on a concept or skill.

5. Working with students individually to provide behavior intervention to redirect negative or disruptive behavior.

6. Monitor and assist students during their lunch period.

7. Attends to and supervise individual students on arrival and departure from schools buses.

8. Supervise students at all times

9. Carry out behavior management or behavior plans for individual student(s)

10. Participate in classroom behavioral system as directed

11. Provide reinforcement and support according to IEPs /Individualized Behavior Plan

12. Mediate interpersonal conflicts between students

13. Help students develop / self-managing behaviors and organizational skills

14. Maintain confidentiality of student information

15. Work in collaboration with other staff members to ensure safety of the students and others.

16. Interaction with students should be done with respect and professionalism.

17. Assists in updating student data charts and attendance records.

18. Performs other duties as assigned by classroom teacher or appropriate.

14600 Dix Toledo Road

Southgate, MI 48195

(734) 246-4600 • FAX: (734) 283-6791

WORK YEAR: 10 months

RATE OF PAY: In accordance with the Southgate Special Education Paraprofessionals Association Contract


POSTING DATE: December 6, 2018


APPLICATION PROCESS: Please visit southgateschools.com, click on HR, select

Employment Opportunities, then District Employment Opportunities

Must meet health requirements as required by performance responsibilities

The Southgate Community School District reserves the right to make changes to this job posting and performance responsibilities whenever necessary

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), disability, age,

religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, “Protected

Classes”), in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

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