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Paraprofessional Educator (HAAS)

Hawaii Academy of Arts & Science PCS

compensation: In accordance with applicable wage schedule
employment type: part-time
job title: Paraprofessional Educator
Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science PCS seeks the following positions for the 2024-2025 school year:

Paraprofessional Educator (PPE)
19 hours per week
Assignments Vary.

Current Assignments: Seaview K-6

Summary:
A Paraprofessional Educator works under the supervision of teachers, school counselors or other professional practitioners. Their jobs are instructional in nature, and they provide other direct services to students and their families.

Seaview Specific Duties:

1. Collaborates with Teacher, Art K-8 to develop and implement a creative and age-appropriate curriculum for elective art classes - 3 per week – including painting, drawing, mixed media, visual arts and other art forms.
2. Exposes students to concepts like line, shape, color, texture, space, form, balance, contrast, rhythm, and pattern through a variety of artistic mediums and techniques.
3. Differentiates instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
4. Assesses student progress and provides constructive feedback.
5. Maintains a safe and organized learning environment.
6. Collaborates with classroom teachers and other staff members daily.
7. Instructs small groups on specified themes and content areas.
8. Supports the daily schedule and addresses student needs through both instructional and non-instructional tasks
9. Fosters a safe and inclusive environment.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Forty-eight semester credits of baccalaureate-level courses from a regionally accredited institution of higher education recognized by the Department of Education. The 48 credits may be from various program or academic subject areas. In addition, 6 of the 48 credits must have been for math and English courses at the baccalaureate level. Or,
2. An Associate in Arts (AA) or Science (AS) degree from a regionally accredited institution recognized by the Department of Education. The credits earned for the degree must have been for courses that are baccalaureate level. Or,
3. A certificate with a minimum score of 459 on the ParaPro Assessment provided by the Educational Testing Service.

Experience working with school age children.
Experience relevant to assignment.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Valid driver license and satisfactory traffic abstract.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Minimum one year of experience in elementary art and working in a school environment
Strong understanding of child development and effective teaching methods.
Excellent communication, collaboration, and classroom management skills.
Passion for art and a commitment to fostering creativity in young learners.
Able to work effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
Must be flexible and adaptive to the needs of the school program.

Knowledge of Hawaii State Standards; student/classroom management techniques; common academic, social, behavioral and developmental problems of students. Ability to implement effective classroom management and student care methods and techniques; speak and work effectively with students, teachers, parents and community members; assess students' progress and modify learning activities and methods as necessary.

Must be ethical and honest. Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, follow-through, and oral and written communication skills. Must be extremely flexible and able to work independently.

Must be knowledgeable and comfortable working with technology and software programs, and be able to acquire additional skills for use of software, databases or other information systems as necessary.

Must be able to meet professional obligations through effective work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others. Must be able to successfully analyze information, manage complexity, report results, enter data, and observe school and state policies as well as state and federal laws with attention to detail, confidentiality, and thoroughness. Must accept responsibility and be self-motivated. Must maintain a high level of confidentiality with regard to employees, students and parents and work effectively with school staff, district personnel, and the general public.

Desired competencies include self-motivation; enthusiasm; collaboration; high work standards; critical thinking; creativity; flexibility; and initiative.

Application Deadline: 05/23/24 or until filled.

How to apply: E-mail resume and letter of interest to employment@haaspcs.net.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7748901181

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