Special Education Para Educator
Purpose: Para Educatosr assist in supporting students and staff in creating a positive learning environment that facilitates the personal- social- and intellectual development of students with disabilities. To accomplish this- the Para Educator works closely with students with disabilities- staff- and building administration.
Reports to: Building Principal and Supervising Special Education Teacher
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt- Hourly
Essential Functions: To perform the responsibilities and roles of a Para Educator successfully- an individual must be able to:
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Para Educator to perform the essential job functions successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Terms of Employment: At will employment. Salary and work schedule as determined by the Board.
Evaluation: Performance evaluations in accordance with the Board’s policy and the Classified Employee Handbook.
Fort Leavenworth USD 207 is an Equal Opportunity Employer- and does not discriminate in recruitment- hiring- training or promoting on the basis of race- color- religion- national origin or ancestry- sex- age- disability- veteran`s status- genetic information- sexual orientation- gender identity or any other legally protected status under local- state or federal law.
The Fort Leavenworth School District has been a part of the educational system of the State of Kansas since 1901. Geographically, it is composed entirely of federal property and includes Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery and the U. S. Federal Penitentiary. The buildings, which belong to the school district, are located on land leased from the federal government. We are a Kansas Public School System. We do not have any connection with the Department of Defense Dependent School System. The district provides instruction for grades K - 9 in addition to half day preschool for 4 year olds meeting current residency requirements. The post schools operate under the provisions of Kansas State Law, applicable federal laws, and regulations of the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
Commitment to quality and success for every student are hallmarks of the school district. Children in the Fort Leavenworth Schools have benefited greatly from the support of a community that places a premium on quality education for its young people.
District facilities consist of four schools, and one central administration building. The district also has a warehouse and transportation center. All schools in the district have been extensively renovated and all life safety features upgraded. All schools have at least the following: auditorium, gymnasium, full service kitchen, cafeteria, technology classrooms, two computer labs, separate art and music rooms and a full service library media center. All schools are maintained in excellent condition.
To apply for positions in our School District, please visit our website, www.usd207.org, use the job opportunities link to our on line application program, TalentEd Recruit and Hire. Only applications in TalentEd Recruit and Hire will be reviewed as we fill positions.