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Paraprofessional Preschool: Waller Elementary School

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Job Title Paraprofessional Preschool
Vacancy # 23-SP-P31
Position #
# of Openings 1
Category Paraprofessional
Employment Full-time (permanent)
Salary $22,728 - $24,716
Calendar Days 172
Published Date 06/14/2022
Target Fill Date N/A 
Closing Date N/A 
Location Waller Elementary School
1130 Patricia Drive
Bossier City, LA 71112
Experience See Job Requirements
Degrees / Certificates 02 High School (Include GEDs) / 03 Trade/Technical Certificate / 04 1 Year College / 05 2 Years College / 06 Associate Degree / 07 3 Years College / 08 Bachelor's Degree / 09 Master's Degree / 10 Master's + 30 / 11 Educational Specialist / 12 Doctorate
Contact Information:
Nichole Nuccio
2220 Airline Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111

Tel: 318-549-6210 

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NOTE: If you "apply" to this listing, you are expressing interest in a Paraprofessional position with the BPSB. Open Paraprofessional Positions will be posted with school location specified. Individuals interested in applying for a Paraprofessional with the BPSB must complete an application through the BPSB Applicant Portal along with required documentation of all hiring criteria completed.

To include the documents, please complete the paraprofessional resume section of your account.

  • At least 20 years of age.
  • Pass Work Steps physical (if hired after August 2007) or requested by Supervisor/Central Office)
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalency (GED) and having a passing score (450) on the PRAXIS Parapro test, or possess an Associate Degree (Arts, Science, or Applied Science) or higher or possess 48 college hours that includes 3 hours in English Composition, 6 hours in English/Reading, and 6 hours in Math.
  • Possess a current CPR and First Aid certificate.  Must be updated and submitted annually.
For more information: 
  • Para Praxis information (website to download information)
  • You may contact area hospitals or the American Red Cross (865-9545) to inquire about First Aid and CPR classes.
REPORTS TO: Teacher, Administrator
JOB GOAL: To assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing educational benefit for Title I students. 
  1. Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff. 
  2. Assists the certified staff in devising special strategies for reinforcing learning materials and skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities. 
  3. Monitors work, corrects papers, and supervises curriculum-based testing and makeup work as assigned by the certified staff. 
  4. Serves as the chief source of information and help to any guest teacher assigned in the absence of the regular certified staff.
  5. Performs clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the certified staff.
  6. Alerts the certified staff to any problem or special information about an individual student.
  7. Performs assigned supervision of students during lunch periods, play periods, and on field trips.
  8. Performs assigned non-instructional classroom duties, such as snack time, toileting, and clothing routines.
  9. When requested, serves as a resource person to the School Building Level Committee (SBLC) and/or Title 1 Team(s).
  10. Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students in school environment and community.
  11. All paras must attend mandatory training sessions as directed by the school principal and/or parish supervisors of paras.  This training includes a yearly update of the following information:
  • Psrsonnel information
  • Confidentiality
  • Medical information
  • Discipline
  • Job description review
  • Universal precautions
     12. All paras must maintain annual certification and submit documentation by July 30th:
  1. CPR
  2. First Aid
     13. Maintains safe working environment and encourages colleagues to be safety minded in the performance of all school-related duties.
     14. Performs other such duties / assignments as directed by the certified staff and / or immediate supervisor.
Nine (9) months
Application Procedure

NOTE: Applications must be received by 3:00 pm on the closing date if one is indicated
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  2. Complete ALL account setup information. This includes Login, Personal Info, Application Questions and Acknowledgements.
  3. Complete all REQUIRED resume sections. Required sections vary based on position (view a list of required resume sections).
  4. Add your references (under My Resume --- My References)
  5. Search for a job and click “apply now”

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