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Innovations Academy Paraprofessional-Posting
Peggy Friess
Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Corunna Public Schools

Internal/External Posting

March 16,2021

POSITIONS: 

  • Innovations Academy Paraprofessional (High School)

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

Assist the District Formative Assessment Coach, high school counseling department, Technology Assurance Coordinator, and work with at-risk students

 

JOB / DISTRICT / COMMUNITY  HIGHLIGHTS:

Corunna Public Schools is looking for the best Innovations Academy Paraprofessional available. Our district lives our mission statement of preparing an unprecedented number of students to be college and/or career ready on a daily basis. Our district is known for offering quality education in a small-town environment with the amenities of a larger community (our district buildings are five minutes away from Applebee’s, Culver’s, Meijer, Walmart, etc.).

Our county’s cost of living is incredibly low. We are a class “B” school (around 130 students per grade level) with a reputation for higher standards; as a result, nearly 40% of our students are school of choice. We have the only inclusive preschool in the county. Our school is the community “hub” and Homecoming is still a big deal in our small town, which is the county seat. Our community is incredibly supportive of our district as well. We have high-achieving athletic teams and award-winning extra-curricular programs. Despite having nearly 40% of students coming to us via school of choice, our constituents passed a nearly $17 million bond a few years ago to upgrade our buildings. We also were recently fortunate to have earned a $123,000 Michigan State Police competitive grant to upgrade security features in our buildings. 

Our High School was also rated by US News and World Report as the BEST high school in Shiawassee County in its most recent evaluation.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree or equivalence of an Associate’s Degree, or have successfully completed the parapro assessment test.

  • Must possess competency in office skills, including proficiency with office equipment, computers,  and programs.

  • The ability to be flexible and know how to prioritize

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Detail-oriented and multitasking ability

  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills

  • Have the ability to listen, respond, and problem-solve 

  • Able to work independently

  • Must be dependable and have good attendance

  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Active interest in Corunna Public Schools’ well-being

 

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with district state assessments

  • Assist the counseling office with dual enrollment, early college, Cavs Closet, backpack program, and student enrollment

  • Assist in the media center

  • Assist at-risk students

  • Assist with monitoring lunches

  • Monitor  hallways while classes are going on

  • Help coordinate lunch study to assist at-risk students

  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  •  Requires the ability to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods.

  •  Moderate lifting as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, bend and reach.

DEADLINE: Until filled

 

SALARY: Per Master Agreement

STARTING DATE: As soon as pre-employment paperwork is completed.

 

APPLY: For full consideration of your candidacy, please complete the entire online application on  the  Shiawassee County RESD website  http://www.sresd.org/District/... by the deadline listed. In   addition, upload your letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and any supporting documentation. 

Or, you may hand-deliver and/or mail the above materials to: 

Corunna Public Schools

c/0 Superintendent John P. Fattal

124 N. Shiawassee Street

Corunna, MI 48817