Monroe County Schools - Full-Time February 23rd

51109, Paraprofessional ELL

  • Position Type:
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
    Key Largo Elementary/Middle School
  • Date Available:
  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled
  • Additional Information:
    Work Days per Year:186(enjoy the same schedule as the students)
    Hours per day:7
    Florida Retirement
    Benefits guide:
    (health insurance premium rates are on page 11)

    Salary: $20.28

    Rate of pay can increase with confirmed years of direct experience.

    Assists teacher with academic instruction and classroom activities, focusing efforts on either groups of students or individuals as necessary reinforcing all knowledge and skills taught by the classroom teacher. Compiles, prepares and organizes materials and classroom for instruction and classroom activities cleans and stores materials.Assists in coordinating and implementing special school/classroom projects and programs as assigned, including but not limited to field trips, character education, community service, career education and/or fund-raising programs and projects. Reinforces all knowledge and skills taught by speech/physical/occupational therapists assists with academic instruction and the instruction of and assistance with daily living routines, skills and concepts including personal hygiene, toileting, dressing, self-feeding. May assist with physical health programs, including exercising, stretching and walking for physical therapy adjusts special equipment/adaptive equipment for student use as needed monitors and inspects students&rsquo prostheses, casts and braces for proper functioning lifts or assists students in and out of special needs equipment as necessary. Assists in establishing and implementing behavioral objectives. Models appropriate social and play skills observes students&#39 behavior and notifies teacher and/or school nurse of behavioral changes as appropriate redirects behavior if possible. May provide off-campus assistance to students on occupational therapy assignments at work sites, shopping centers, recreational facilities and community events as required. Substitutes in classroom for teachers as necessary. Monitors testing activities administers make-up tests.
    Assists teacher in maintaining records, recording daily attendance, grading assignments, administering standardized tests, recording test scores/grades, filing materials, organizing paperwork, typing course materials and syllabi. Receives and fills requests for reproduction work from faculty, staff and volunteers, including but not limited to copying, laminating and binding delivers products to requesting staff. Assists students with exercises and class activities concentrates efforts with small groups of students and individuals as necessary. Assists individual students with special needs and/or in need of special attention attends to children&rsquos health and hygiene needs. Monitors students who have been removed from the classroom for disciplinary reasons. Creates and maintains student discipline records and files. Assists in identifying any signs of physical abuse, emotional abuse or verbal abuse experienced by students reports situations to proper authority. Schedules and arranges class coverage for parent-teacher conferences and other teacher meetings as necessary. Collects, receipts and accounts for student fees, fines and payments for monthly activity fees, school fees, school pictures, etc. Supervises and assists students when unloading and loading buses, in the halls, on field trips, during testing, during computer lab, during lunch and on school grounds. May perform non-related and/or specialized duties as assigned. Provides routine clerical support, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, compiling data for reports, scheduling meetings and maintaining calendars, copying, laminating and binding, filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, answering the telephone, ordering supplies, entering and retrieving computer data, processing daily mail/preparing mailings, and updating student files. Attends staff meetings as required participates in in-service training programs keeps abreast of developments in middle/junior high school level education curriculum and instruction.

    To be qualified for a paraprofessional position, you need an Associate&rsquos Degree, at least 60 semester hours of college credit or a passing score on the ETS paraprofessional exam of 464 or higher.
    We administer the paraprofessional exam (online) in the Monroe County School District Administration Building located at 241 Trumbo Road in Key West or at the Upper Keys Annex &ndash South Building located at 89990 Overseas Hwy., Tavernier, FL 33070. Prior to taking the exam, we highly recommend that candidates review the free study guide at You may also purchase an interactive practice test for $19.95 at To schedule an appointment to take the Paraprofessional test please contact Omaira Urbay in Adult Education at

Salary: $20.28
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