Paraprofessional

Hiring Bonus: $1500

Business: Boys Town

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Paraprofessional assists with instructional and behavioral management of youth in school, under the supervision of a certificated staff member.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:

  • Provides general assistance and support to teachers.
    • Assists teachers with both instructional and behavioral management duties and with the implementation of the Boys Town Education model.
    • Attends in-service workshops and training programs to improve knowledge and skills.
    • Conducts follow-up lessons that are initiated by teachers.
    • Provides students with assistance on in-class work, with feedback on graded work, and with corrections to class work.
    • Assists teachers in preparing student assignments, in grading student work, and when teaching to large groups of students.
    • Supervises students during non-instructional periods.
    • Demonstrates concern and respect for individual students and assumes responsibility for the academic and social skills growth of each student.
    • Cares for student health and well-being during the school day and serves as a role model by exhibiting skills taught in the school program.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home mission.
    • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
    • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
    • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
    • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
    • Supports other members of the management team and their work
  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to successfully teach and present material to students.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of the Boys Town Model.
  • Ability to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience, preferably in a school or youth care environment.
Zone 4

Grades

4–12

Additional Information

About Boys Town Nebraska: 

A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town’s mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Contact Information

Boys Town
510 6th Street
Duncan, Nebraska 68634
http://boystown.org

Kaley Pedersen
(p) (531) 355-1913