Friday, July 12, 2024  
Job Posting: In-School Suspension Parapro

Job Description Position:
In-School Suspension Parapro

Job Category:
Classified: In-School Suspension Para


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Safford Middle School
$15.60/hr 6.88 hrs/day 4-Day Workweek

Job Position Details:

JOB TITLE: In-School Suspension Parapro

REPORTS TO: Principal


To assume the smooth and efficient operation of the Opportunity Room (OR) room so students may have the opportunity to complete assignments while in school.


  1. Obtains assignments from each teacher of each student on a daily basis.

  1. Returns assignments to teachers (placed in mail boxes) on a daily basis.

  1. Monitors and manages student behavior and work.

  1. Ensures that a safe, successful learning environment is provided.

  1. Makes arrangements for lunch through the cafeteria or from studentís home.

  1. Monitors rest room breaks and ensures student isolation from other students while in OR room.

  1. Maintains communication between students, teachers and parents regarding student attendance and work in OR room.

  1. Obtains list of assigned students from Assistant Principal and keeps accurate attendance.

  1. Maintains clean, attractive and pleasant room environment.

  1. Provides additional resources for utilization of OR time.

  1. Maintains necessary supplies and equipment to complete student assignments.

  1. Completes other duties as assigned by administration.

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

Job Requirements:

ALL K-12 paraprofessionals working with students in any capacity must meet the following requirements:

  • High school diploma OR GED AND

  • An Associateís 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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