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Job Title:

Title I Reading Paraprofessional

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



$14.33/hr. DOE and Degree




1st Shift





Job Description:


Under the direction of the Principal or Assistant Principal and assigned classroom
teachers, assists in providing instruction to individuals or small groups of students in a classroom or instructional setting; performs various tasks in assisting with the
educational needs associated with the particular program to which assigned.
Provide individual and small groups of students with reading intervention and
reinforcement under the direct supervision of a certified teacher.
Classroom paraprofessionals, paraprofessionals and one-to-one paraprofessionals
may function in a variety of roles: those which are instructionally-based, those which
are physically-management based and those which are medically-based. Job
responsibilities may shift among these roles dependent upon the needs of the
The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties
performed by the individual holding this position may be assigned.

Job Requirements:


1. Valid State of Illinois Professional Educator License with Self
Contained General Education Endorsement or Educator License
with Stipulations (PARA)
2. Degree or minimum of 60 semester hours of college credit
3. Must be NCLB highly qualified
4. Demonstrated concern for child’s well being
5. Willingness to accept instruction

See link for additional requirements


See Joliet website for full list of benefits.

Company Information


1. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

2. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form using a variety of communication techniques and tools to ensure appropriate flow of information, collaborative efforts, and feedback.

3. Ability to compose correspondence, reports, and/or other required written materials.

4. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret information.

5. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, inquiries, and/or complaints.

6. Displays courtesy, tact, and respect when dealing with others.


1. Ability to perform basic math using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals consistent with the duties of this position.


1. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Application Instructions:

Application Procedures: Applications are considered complete when all required materials are submitted including 1) an online application, 2) a letter of interest in the position, 3) unofficial copies of all college and/or university transcripts, and 4) list three recent references with an email address from past or current professional employment. The District uses an on-line application that will be available at All required documents should be attached to your on-line application.