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Pre-K Aide

at Leavenworth Unified School District

Posted: 11/14/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2501
Keywords: clerical, office

Job Description

Title:  Pre-K Aide

Reports to:  Assigned Pre-K Teacher, Assistant Principal, Building Principal

Hours: 7:30-4:00pm pm Mon-Fri


  • Child Development Associate (CDA certificate) or an A.A. in early childhood education or a related field
  • Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the central office (after employment offer is made).
  • Knowledge of the operation of various office machines.
  • Desire to continue career improvement by enhancing skills and job performance.
  • Ability to work with diverse student learning needs
  • Other requirements as set for by KSDE

Purpose and Objectives of the Position: 

The Teacher Aide assists the instructor in creating a positive learning environment to facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students. To accomplish these tasks, the Teacher Aide works closely with the staff and building administration.

Essential Functions:

  •  Demonstrate strict standards of confidentiality
  • Demonstrate punctuality and dependability
  • Provide support for students as planned by professional staff
  • Follow teamed prescribed procedures, academic, social, communication and behavioral interventions plans
  • Communicate and work collaboratively with general education teachers, administrators and other special education service providers/consultants
  • Assist students as needed, including mobility and self-help.
  • Teaching self responsibility
  • Responsibly lifts students or equipment of 40 pounds or more using proper techniques
  • Support students in all school environments, including community-based training
  • Share in recordkeeping duties, including progress monitoring, as assigned by professional staff
  • Seek assistance from other team members as needed to facilitate student progress
  • Organize and prepare materials
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Participate in professional development and training as required
  • Demonstrate attitude that promotes a positive school environment
  • Take responsibility for the quality of own work
  • Share in school wide duties as assigned and which do not conflict with student time
  • Provide short-term coverage for professional and paraeducator peers
  • Travel to/from schools as required by the job
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  •  Requires stooping, bending, kneeling, turning, and reaching.
  • Requires prolonged sitting or standing.
  • Must occasionally work in noisy and crowded environments, with numerous interruptions.

General Responsibilities:

  •  Ability to prepare for classroom activities under the supervision of a licensed teacher.
  • Ability to work with small groups of students to reinforce material initially introduced by the teacher.
  • Ability to assist individual children in need of special attention.
  • Ability to perform clerical duties as required.
  • Ability to guide independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up by the teacher.
  • Ability to assist teacher with non-instructional classroom duties, such as snack, toilet, and clothing routines.
  • Ability to assist with reading and storytelling.
  • Ability to assist in drill work.
  • Ability to observe and follow all school district policies at all times.
  • Ability to respond to information requests in a cooperative, courteous, and timely manner.
  • Ability to keep student and personnel information and records confidential.
  • Ability to implement and follow all district health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
  • Ability to perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as directed by the principal or teacher.

Pre-Employment/Yearly Requirements: Employee shall meet all the pre-employment and yearly requirements as specified in the Policies of the Board of Education.

Term of Employment:    At will.

Salary: $10.25/hr, based on the USD #453 Salary Schedule

FLSA Status:  Non - Exempt; Hourly

Evaluation: Performance effectiveness will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board of Education Policy.

Primary Location: Anthony Elementary School

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information
Name Scott Kessler
Title Principal
Phone (913) 684-1470
Email Scott.Kessler@lvpioneers.org

Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, October 16, 2020 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)