Model Laboratory Schools Paraeducator II

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Model Laboratory Schools Paraeducator II

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Model Laboratory Schools Paraeducator II

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External – minimum 7 days

Department: 23R200 – K-12 Programming

Division: 3R0000 – Operations & Strategic Initiatives

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: Jennifer Blakeman

Job Summary/Basic Functions

An EKU Model Paraeducator II, 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 K-12 student growth, including independent classroom management and instructional services, and pre-service learning for EKU students. 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 service children and parents, preferably inclusive of special needs and multicultural students.

Job Duties:


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:

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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