WP Stevenson Intermediate School

Paraprofessional 6.25 hours/day, Pay Range $19.09-$22.11
Crossing Guard 1.5 hours/day, Pay Range $21.84-$25.28
School Year Only
Starting in the 2022/2023 school year

General Summary:
Actively assist students in small groups and/or on a one-to-one basis in or outside of the classroom in order to assist students in developing specified skills designated in the instructional plan.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

  • Builds and maintains positive and supportive relationships with students and staff

  • Follows and carries out the prescribed plan of instruction including instructional strategies and activities developed in coordination with the classroom teacher and/or Instructional Coach

  • Collaborates with other educators to create a supportive learning environment

  • Assists in the selection and development of supplementary learning materials as required

  • Uses assessment data to identify special needs of students

  • Assists classroom teacher with student assessments as needed

  • Utilizes effective behavior management strategies to support students

  • Maintains and submits necessary accurate records and reports, and meets all required deadlines

  • Relates to students, parents, and staff in a positive, professional manner

  • Works as a member of the building and district team

Job Requirements

  • Carries out the duties required by the position and other tasks assigned by the building administrator, classroom teacher(s) and/or Instructional Coach

  • Uses Microsoft Office software, Google Chrome, and other software as required

  • Reads and Interprets documents such as manuals, operating procedures, and District policies

  • Applies common sense understanding and carries out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form

  • Shows initiative in projects and tasks assigned without specific direction

  • Works independently

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

  • Maintains confidentiality

Specific Qualifications

  • Must have good interpersonal communication and public relation skills

  • Operate office machines and educational technology

  • Ability to read, write and understand English

  • Spanish language proficiency preferred

Education and/or Experience

  • Be at least eighteen years of age and hold a high school diploma or its equivalent

  • In addition, a paraeducator must meet one of the following:

    • Have received a qualifying score on the Education Testing Service (ETS) paraeducator assessment

    • Hold an associate degree or higher from an accredited college or university

    • Have earned 72 quarter credits or 48 semester credits at the 100 level or higher at an accredited college or university

    • Have completed an apprenticeship as a paraeducator, in a program registered with the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council*

  • Successful candidate will be required to complete the Paraeducator Program to earn their General Paraeducator Certificate

Niki Clifford, Administrative Assistant, niki.clifford@whitesalmonschools.org

The White Salmon Valley School District 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:

Title IX Coordinator
Craig McKee
PO BOX 157; White Salmon WA 98672
Telephone Number: 509-493-1500
Email: craig.mckee@whitesalmonschools.org

Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Craig McKee
PO BOX 157; White Salmon WA 98672
Telephone Number: 509-493-1500
Email: craig.mckee@whitesalmonschools.org

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator
Sean McGeeney, Superintendent
PO BOX 157; White Salmon WA 98672
Telephone Number: 509-493-1500
Email: sean.mcgeeney@whitesalmonschools.org