Education Support Professional School Support – Geiger Montessori
Tacoma Public Schools
Expected Start Date: A soon as possible
Hours per day: 6.0
Salary Level: PA4A01 $24.115 - Base,
PA4E01 $24.865 - Base + AA, or
PA4F01 $25.115 - Base + BA/BS
Union/Days per year: Paraeducator, 192 work days, 10 month
Benefits: This job has the full range of benefits offered by Tacoma Public Schools
Examples Of Duties
This position provides varied support services for the administrator, students, families, and District staff, as directed by the administrator, for the purpose of contact tracing and other needs related to supporting District initiatives, tasks, and operations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Provides various support services to the assigned administrator.
2. Ensures compliance, at the administrators' guidance, with departmental procedures, District, county, state, and/ or federal regulations and public health requirements for contact tracing.
3. May provide school office support assistance.
4. May assist in general building/District support including temporary student supervision, as directed, and as assigned.
OTHER JOB DUTIES
1. Participates in training courses and workshops as needed or as assigned to maintain current knowledge, skills, and abilities to ensure successful performance on the job.
2. Participates in meetings related to assigned projects.
3. Performs related duties as assigned.
May be required to work flexible hours; may be required to travel within the community to other District sites; may be exposed to infectious disease; occasionally deals with difficult and sensitive situations and/or people; experiences high activity level; may be required to attend meetings beyond the work day.
Education and Experience
High school graduation or equivalent; one year related work experience and/or working with students and parents in a community or school setting is a plus; experience with computers using word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications is a plus; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work.
Alternative combinations of education and experience will be reviewed by the Human Resources office for comparability.
Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance.
May include Portable Background (DCYF) clearance.
District training, as required, per the position assignments.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and English usage.
Skill in problem solving. Skill with flexibility to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances.
Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information. Skill in basic computer word processing.
Ability may be required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events, as assigned; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment.
Ability to relate positively with staff, families, and children.
Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable, and regular attendance. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to produce and maintain documentation and records. Ability to prioritize, coordinate, and multi-task.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting.
Ability to work as a cooperative team member. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate activities.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.
Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
- Civil Rights Coordinator: Renee Trueblood, 253-571-1252, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Title IX Coordinator: Wayne Greer, 253-571-1191, email@example.com
- 504 Coordinator, Elementary: Jennifer Herbold, 253-571-1096, firstname.lastname@example.org
- 504 Coordinator, Secondary: Megan Nelson, 253-571-1003, email@example.com
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357.
Closing Date/Time: 9/12/2023 11:59 PM Pacific