Friday, July 12, 2024  
Job Posting: Title I Instructional Parapro (DSS)

Job Description Position:
Title I Instructional Parapro (DSS)

Job Category:
Classified: Title I Paraprofessional


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  Closing Date:
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Dorothy Stinson School
$15.60 per hour - 6.88 hours per day 4 Day Workweek

Job Position Details:

JOB TITLE: Paraprofessional - Title I Instructional Paraprofessional

REPORTS TO: Title I Coordinator/Title I Reading Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides remedial instruction to targeted students under supervision of a Reading Specialist and Title I Coordinator in a Title I Schoolwide program.


  1.   Provides instructional support services under the direct supervision of a highly    qualified teacher.

  2.  Provides remedial, supplementary instructional support after a highly qualified                                   teacher provides instruction or introduces a new skill.

  1. Maintains confidentiality.

  1. Works an assigned (non-flexible) schedule and is punctual.

  1. Collaborates with Title I Reading Specialists for the preparation of materials for all Title I pull out students. 

  1. Assists the teacher in maintaining proper classroom control.

  1. Provides positive reinforcement for students.

  1. Demonstrates a professional and personal demeanor.

  1. Takes initiative and performs independently.

  1. Maintains a time and effort log in which daily activities are documented.

  1. Will have prior approval from Title 1 Coordinator to work more time than  designated.

  1.  Attends training as assigned.

  1. Participates in Title I District data gathering as assigned.

  1. Follows and enforces school and District regulations and policies.

  1. Performs other duties as may be assigned by the building principal up to ˝ hour each day.

Application Details:
To be considered for this position, individuals should Apply Online. Please upload a copy of any certificates or endorsements held.

Job Requirements:
According to federal requirements, ALL K-12 paraprofessionals working with students in any capacity must meet the following requirements:
  • High school diploma OR GED AND

  • An Associate’s degree or higher OR

  • 60 or more credit hours from an accredited institution of higher education OR

  • Obtain a passing score on one of the ADE approved online assessments below:

           *Parapro, ACT Workkeys, or The Master Teacher Para Educator PD Now!

The Parapro online assessment costs $55 using a personal credit card.


District Hiring Policies:
Successful candidates must be fingerprinted and are responsible for the cost of the background checks.

The Safford Unified School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, creed, color, sex, age, marital status, or handicapping condition in its educational or employment opportunities.
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