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Athlos Academy 2024-2025 Paraprofessional (MLL/ELL) - AAU in Herriman, Utah

Job Title:             Paraprofessional (MLL)

Organization:             Athlos Academy of Utah 

Location:                   12309 Mustang Trail Way, Herriman, UT 84096

Reports To:                ESS Director  

Hiring Status:             At-Will 

FLSA Status:              Non-Exempt 

FTE:                             0.625-0.725, 25-29 hours / week 

Schedule:                    Option 1:  Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 3:45 pm

                                     Option 2:  Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm; Fri 8:00-2:00pm

Reporting Days:         190, 10 months 

Compensation:           Hourly 

Starting Pay:               $13-$16 / hr., DOE;  

Minimum Qualifications Required: 

     Education:     High School  

     Experience:   Classroom experience preferred 

     Certification:  N/A 

     Background: Clear FBI background check  

     Language:     Strong verbal and writing skills in English, Spanish fluency preferred 

Benefits 

  • Multiple stipend and bonus opportunities 

  • Teacher certification assistance 

  • Paid staff referral program 

  • Low-premium Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance 

  • 403(b) retirement plan with up to a 4% salary match 

  • Wellness Wednesdays which encourage staff wellness schoolwide. 

  • Safety trainings and security cameras  

  • Accrual of paid time off annually with ability to rollover hours 

  • Free before and after school care for enrolled staff children 

  • Modern, state-of-the-art facility with gym and weight room access 

  • Classroom supply reimbursement 

  • Multiple layers of instructional support and mentorship 

  • Network-level professional development during the summer and throughout the year 

  • Opportunity to grow professionally 

    Job Duties 

Classroom Instruction 

  • Assists the MLL Teacher in small group instruction for multi-lingual learners.

  • Organizes MLL lessons for small groups.

  • Record student reading data daily.

  • Assist students to reach academic success. 

  • Creates a classroom environment that cultivates learning, engages the interests of the students, and allows them to perform at their very best.  

  • Utilizes academically rigorous lessons, unit plans, rubrics and assessments aligned to Athlos’ 3 foundational pillars of a Prepared Mind (https://www.athlosjp.org/academics/prepared-mind-pillar/) , Healthy Body (https://www.athlosjp.org/academics/healthy-body-pillar/) , and Performance Character (https://www.athlosjp.org/academics/performance-character-pillar/) .  

  • Collect and report data on students’ academic progress 

  • Differentiates assistance based on individual needs, learning style, and abilities.  

Classroom and School Culture 

  • Communicates a deep belief that all students can learn, and belong, in the classroom.  

  • Consistently implements school-wide management policies.  

  • Creates a positive learning environment by developing classroom rules, systems, and procedures. 

  • Holds high expectations for student behavior at all times.  

  • Develops positive relationships with students, families, teachers, staff, and community members.  

  • Creates a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all students, families, teachers, staff, and community members.  

Communication 

  • Communicates professionally with parent/guardians and the community.  

  • Communicates student progress with parent/guardians regularly.  

  • Communicates regularly with school leadership and other faculty to maximize effective instructional activities.  

Professionalism 

  • Models the Athlos culture.  

  • Implements school policies.  

  • Tracks student attendance, behavioral issues, and classroom events.  

  • Participates in regular school-wide and individual professional development including professional learning communities.  

  • Pursues ambitious professional development goals and student learning targets.  

  • Actively participates in critical school events, including staff meetings, open houses, parent teacher conferences and more.  

  • Gives and receives positive and constructive feedback from colleagues.  

  • Honors schedules and deadlines.  

Other duties as assigned.  

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office or Google Classroom and video platforms such as: Zoom or Teams.   

  • Strong facilitation skills with the ability to engage the entire classroom. 

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment. 

  • Experience working in diverse communities and a deep appreciation for diverse perspectives. 

  • Demonstrated integrity and high standards in managing information in a confidential and professional manner. 

    Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Must be able to spend much of the day standing or mobile throughout the classroom. 

  • Talk, hear, grasp, reach and lift up to 30lbs. 

  • Must be able to see in close range and far range. 

  • Ability to concentrate in active and noisy environments such as cafeterias and playgrounds. 

  • Must be able to have repetitive wrist/hand/finger movement to work on computer and/or related office equipment. 

  • Ability to handle potentially high stress conditions. 

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