Friday, July 12, 2024  
Job Posting: Health Parapro SMS/SHS

Job Description Position:
Health Parapro SMS/SHS

Job Category:
Classified: Health Paraprofessional


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Safford High School
$15.60/hr 8.12hrs/day M-Th

Job Position Details:

JOB TITLE: Health Parparo 

REPORTS TO: Building Principal and School Nurse


To assist the School Nurse in tending to students’ well-being and safety.  


  1. Supervises children sent to the nurse’s office.

  1. Dispenses medications according to physician’s prescription and Governing Board Policy.

  1. Maintains records of students served.

  1. Contacts parents to pick up children who need to go home.      

  1. Keeps up-to-date cumulative health records on all students.

  1. Provides assistance with hearing and vision testing.

  1. Assists with Kindergarten registration.

  1. Communicates daily with nurse concerning health care of students.

  1. Communicates with parents regarding students’ health care.

  1. Communicates with Principal regarding students’ health care, as needed.

  1. Performs other duties as assigned.  

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.

This position will be split between SMS and SHS facilities
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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