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Substitute - Classified Paraeducators/Clerical ($15/hour)

at Clover Park School District

Posted: 9/3/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 5486
Keywords: clerical, office

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Substitute Paraeducators - $15.00/hr

Substitute Clerical - $15.00/hr


A: Job Title:                                                      B: Classification Level:  

    Substitute Paraeducator/Secretary                   Substitute On-Call, *At-Will

C: Reports to:

     Human Resources

     Building Administrator


    Under the general direction of the Building Administrator this position provides paraprofessional

    and support services to the building in the areas of: classroom instruction; school office, library,

    and health room support; Schoolwide project services; in-school suspension, playground, crossing

    guard, and lunchroom support. This position works with students from a variety of multicultural

    and socioeconomic backgrounds.


     1. Classroom Instruction Support: Monitor student activities (i.e., drill, practice, and research)

         after lessons and instructions have been given by teacher. Administer and monitor tests and

         other assessment instruments as assigned. Maintain classroom discipline in the absence of the

         teacher, complete appropriate misconduct forms, and/or report behavior to the teacher or

         principal. Produce teaching aids and other classroom materials as directed by the teacher.

         Collect, assemble, catalog, and distribute resource materials. Distribute and account for

         textbook and other miscellaneous equipment. Operate audio-visual equipment. Maintain

         records, files, and supplies. Assist in maintaining a neat and orderly classroom environment.

         Accompany students on field trips. Monitor and guide students during emergency drills. Assist

         students with course assignments. Take classroom attendance and may collect money.

         Classroom instruction support may be provided to individuals, small groups or the entire

         classroom as directed by the teacher. Monitor students on the playground. Provide lunchroom

         support and service. Assist students to safely cross streets at crosswalks.

    2. Library Support: Supervise the library in the absence of the librarian. May supervise students

        and volunteers in the library. Prepare and issue library cards. Instruct students on how to use

        the library and materials. Operate and demonstrate audio and visual equipment. Assist in

        maintaining a neat, clean and orderly library.

    3. Health Room Support: Responsible for maintaining the health room: secure and prepare the

        health room; maintain inventory of supplies and materials (including first aid kits for building

        use); order new supplies as needed. Assist the school nurse with scheduling and performing

        health screenings, document results, administer first aid in accordance with District policy;

        conduct preliminary evaluation of all students and refer to nurse as appropriate. Notify school

        nurse and principal of severe injuries,

        illness, unexcused absences or unusual incidents. Follow state guidelines in the Infectious

        Disease Control Manual. Notify principal and school nurse and/or school counselor of

        suspected child abuse. Provide information on child abuse cases as requested. Implement the

        immunization procedures including immunization form review, parent notification updates and

        parental information requests regarding immunization requests regarding immunization

        policies.  Assist in maintaining a neat, clean and orderly health room.

    4. Clerical Support: Prepare and maintain reports, correspondence, order cards, overdue notices,

        bibliographies, and a variety of forms and materials. Maintain files and records, library materials

        and instructional pamphlets, student schedules, inventory and equipment lists. Order, receive,

        and distribute supplies and materials. May collect and account for money received from copy

        machines and fines.

    5. Student Bus Safety: Assist students with personal needs and equipment on and off the bus.

        Assist with management of high-risk students that are severely emotionally disturbed and/or

        dangerous. May prepare and give intervention or carry out certain medical treatments in times

        of emergency medical plans. Assist passengers and drivers in evacuating the bus in an

        emergency. Assist driver in performance of daily vehicle inspections and interior cleaning of the

        bus to ensure compliance with State and district regulations. Instruct student within small group

        or one to one as assigned by the bus driver.

    6. General Duties: Prepare correspondence and reports. Responsible for maintaining department

         supplies. Provide daily direction to student assistants and district volunteers. Monitor student

        activity in the In-School Suspension Center as students work on assignments that have been

        prepared and given by the classroom teacher. May serve on various district committees and/or

        departmental work teams. Model appropriate and cooperative behavior, including protecting

        confidential information consistent with district ethical guidelines. Foster and maintain strong

        productive relationships with district employees, parents, students, and other community

        members. Work with a variety of people in a positive manner.

        Performs other duties as assigned.

The essential functions listed above are not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.  The position may perform a variety of non-essential functions consistent with the scope and intent of the position.


     A. Short Term Assignments - Education and Experience

         1. High school diploma or it’s recognized equivalent (GED) - This will need to be provided upon hire.

     B. Long Term Paraeducator Assignments

         1. High school diploma or it’s recognized equivalent (GED and; two years of study at an

              institution of higher education a (72 quarter hours); or obtain an associate’s degree (or

              higher); or a passing score on a state or local assessment. 2. Six (6) months experience

              working with children or young adults. 

      C. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

          1. Ability to accurately and proficiently keyboard and utilize standard office software 


          2. Ability to perform basic clerical tasks such as filing and use of office equipment, such as

              personal computer, telephone, fax, and photocopy machine and audio visual equipment.

          3. Ability to take initiative and work independently within established guidelines.

          4. Ability to supervise elementary, middle, and high school students in large and small


          5.Ability to listen and respond appropriately to student needs.

          6. Ability to work with students from a variety of multicultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

          7. Ability to make sound judgments in emergency or crisis situations.

          8. Ability to learn skills of verbal de-escalation, restraint techniques and behavior management

          9. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

         10. Ability to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines, and maintain established time


         11. Ability to communicate effectively in a courteous and professional manner with all levels of

               staff and community members.

         12. Ability to learn and apply District policies and procedures.

         13. Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

         14. Must be organized and dependable.

D. Certification and Licenses

    1. Background check and fingerprinting.

    2. First aid and CPR certification for employee’s assigned to the health room and transportation.   



    1.  School district experience.


      Work is performed in regular school building located throughout the District.  Ability to sit or stand

      for prolonged period of time; use of fingers, hands and arms; operate a motor vehicle, and

      tolerance of loud noises and physically demanding situations are all required.

FLSA: Non - Exempt                                        AFFILIATION: ESPCP

JOB CLASS: Substitute Para-educator                WORK YEAR: On Call, At-Will – No guaranteed hours

*Disclaimer:  Substitute positions are considered "at-will" meaning either party can end the relationship at any time; nothing in the offer of substitute employment, employee manual, substitute manual or other employment documents, or other oral communications shall be deemed to create an employment contract or to modify the at-will relationship; no person other than the Superintendent of the District, has the authority to bind the District to an employment contract or an agreement to modify the at-will employment.

Employment with Clover Park School District is conditional pending completion of a Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprint background check as required by RCW28A.400.303. (NOTE: All associated background check fees are the employee’s responsibility.) The fingerprint scan must be completed through an ESD prior to the first day of employment.  More information can be found at

Primary Location: HR-Substitute Services

Shift Type: Substitute-At Will

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 12:00 AM  -
Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:00 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)