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The majority of a paraprofessional’s time needs to be directly related to assisting students by supporting academics, behavior or physical/ health needs. Some of the other duties are listed below.

Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff.

Assists the certified staff in devising special strategies for reinforcing learning materials and skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.

Monitors work, corrects papers, and supervises curriculum-based testing and makeup work as assigned by the certified staff.

Serves as the chief source of information and help to any guest teacher assigned in the absence of the regular certified staff.

Performs classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the certified staff.

Alerts the certified staff to any problems or special information about an individual student.

Performs assigned supervision of students before or after school, lunch periods, passing periods, play periods, and on field trips. 

Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and mental disabilities.

Assist students in Resource with guidance from Special Education Teacher

Participates in in-service training programs or other building meetings when approved.  These meetings will include individual student meetings/trainings which may occur outside of regular school day/year schedule.

Maintains safe working environment and encourages colleagues to be safety minded in the performance of all school-related duties. 

Attend and sign off on all individual trainings for student as needed (lifting/positioning, health services).  Use the required protocols to protect student and staff.

Carry out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, psychologists, or speech-language pathologists.

Prompting a student to remain on task during instructional periods.