Paraprofessionals | Educational Assistant | Lincoln Center Elementary School | Available: 2023-24 School Year


Effective immediately, the Human Resources Department will accept online applications for the position of Educational Assistant at Lincoln Center Elementary School for the 2023-24 school year.  This position works 6.5 hours per day plus half hour duty-free lunch, Monday – Friday, school days only.  The rate of pay is $18.53 per hour, based on the 2021-23 Master Agreement between SSP #6 and Local No. 7312, Educational Support Professionals.  This position reports to the Principal/Assistant Principal.  

Application Procedure:
To be considered for this position, submit an online application in Frontline as soon as possible.  Posting will remain open until filled.

Job Summary
Assist in providing instructional support and supervision of students under the direction of the classroom teacher and building administrator. 
Job Functions

  • Provide instructional support to students in the classroom individually, or in small groups as directed by the teacher.
  • Assist with implementing identified curriculum under the direction of the teacher. 
  • Monitor hallways, lunchroom, gymnasium, bathrooms, and other spaces ensuring students are adhering to school rules. 
  • Support front desk during lunch to cover phones, checking in/out students and managing door access. 
  • Develop and maintain positive rapport, communication and interaction with staff and students. 
  • Maintain confidentiality and follow data privacy rules and regulations related to students and staff. 
  • Support a positive, safe environment throughout the school building and school grounds. 
  • Be a positive example by modeling respectful behavior and using problem-solving strategies.
  • Cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with all students, staff, families, and community members. 
  • Adhere to staff and program guidelines and district procedures and policies.
  • Demonstrate prompt, regular, and reliable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with diverse families and youth
  • Effective and positive interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with students, parents, and staff.
  • Effective interaction skills with diverse families and students.
  • Ability to perform computer functions, including the use of Google apps, email, internet navigation and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience using positive discipline techniques.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child development, behavior management skills, plus strong student interaction skills to promote learning.
  • Ability to understand and follow data privacy rules and regulations related to staff, students, and families.
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow health and safety procedures.
  • Ability to follow directions and remain flexible to best meet program needs.

Physical Requirements
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stoop, lift, use hands for fingering, grasping and feeling, wrists, hands and/or fingers for repetitive motions. The employee is regularly required to kneel, crouch, reach, stand and walk. The employee may 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.