Burrier Child Development Center Paraeducator II

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Burrier Child Development Center Paraeducator II

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Burrier Child Development Center Paraeducator II

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External – minimum 7 days

Department: 23R200 – K-12 Programming

Division: 3R0000 – K-12 Programming

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week:

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Non-Exempt – 36

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Vicki Crowe

Job Summary/Basic Functions

An EKU Paraeducator II at the Burrier Child Development Center, under the direction of certified educators, performs a variety of skilled instructional functions pertaining to specific student skill development of both special needs and non-identified pupils. Through intense learning experiences, student supervision and academic performance documentation, the Paraeducator assists educators daily in support of preschool student growth, including independent classroom management and instructional services, and pre-service learning for EKU students. This position will also lead the Burrier extended learning program, working with EKU student workers to provide continued educational services for preschool students at the conclusion of the regular school day. Paraeducators must meet job description requirements, including physical, such as standing, walking and being able to lift up to 40 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications



Licensure & Certifications: Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

At least one year of experience working with youth in an organized setting supplemented with some instructional experience in a classroom environment serving children and parents, preferably inclusive of special needs and multicultural students.

Job Duties:

  • 45% – Provide student instruction under the direction of certified educators. – (Essential)
  • 45% – Assist with oversight and operation of the extended learning program. – (Essential)
  • 10% – Assist with additional job functions that arise as requested/assigned. – (Essential)

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions: For this type of employment, state law requires a national and state criminal history background check and a letter provided by the individual, from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services stating the applicant has no administrative findings of child abuse or neglect found through a background check of child abuse and neglect records maintained by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


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