PSIS Academic Paraprofessional JL-18870
Job Details
Omak - , WA
Full Time
$15.78 - $17.25

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled, with weekly reviews. 

POSITION:           Academic Paraprofessional

SALARY:             $15.78-$17.25 DOE        

REPORTS TO:     PSIS Principal

LOCATION:          Pascal Sherman Indian School; Omak, Washington  

 

BASIC FUNCTIONS:  This position is Non-Exempt.  Under the supervision of an administrator and general direction of a classroom teacher, assists the teacher in the education of students including management of student behavior; record-keeping; instructional assistance; classroom safety, security and organization; and interaction and communication with students, support staff, parents/guardians, and agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Training:

  • Associates degree is preferred OR must be working on an Education Plan within a timeline, or successfully passed PAXIS test AND have a minimum of 32 Semester Credits or 48 Quarter Credits. 
  • Requires Valid Washington State Driver's License.
  • Requires possession of First Aid/CPR card or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Requires knowledge of and experience in supervising Native American Children
  • Requires knowledge of basic methods used in instruction and handling of student behavior.
  • Requires knowledge of and experience in recognizing that children have individual rates of development as well as individual interests, temperaments, languages, cultural backgrounds, and learning styles. 
  • Requires knowledge of Reservation life styles.
  • Requires skill in record keeping and reporting (preferred).
  • Requires ability to assist with the supervision of children at all times under direction of the teacher.
  • Requires ability to assist in the recruitment and enrollment process.
  • Requires ability to participate in meetings, training, college classes, and technical assistance opportunities when designated or authorized.
  • Requires ability to work with parents of enrolled children encouraging their participation, including conducting home visits and parent/teacher conferences. 
  • Requires ability to assist other staff in maintaining a safe and healthy environment.
  • Requires ability to understand and apply rules, procedures, and policies.
  • Requires ability to maintain strict confidentiality and must sign PSIS Program Confidentiality Oath form. 
  • Requires ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and subordinates.
  • Requires ability to abstain from any abuse of alcohol and/or drugs during employment.

Note: Pursuant to Tribal Policy, if this position is safety sensitive it is subject to pre-employment drug testing. In addition, this position is subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing.

 

TRIBAL MEMBER AND INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL APPLY; PREFERENCE WILL ALSO BE GIVEN TO HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS WHO ARE MINIMALLY QUALIFIED.

 

If required of this position, you must possess and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license and be eligible for the Tribes’ Vehicle Insurance.  In addition, this position may be subject to pre-employment background clearances.  If applicable, these clearances must be maintained throughout employment.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Jaycee Ferguson, Human Resources Technician Sr. Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 150, Nespelem, WA  99155, 509-634-2846 jaycee.ferguson.hrs@colvilletribes.com

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