Paraprofessional

CLOSING DATE:  February 14th, 2019

Do you want a career with a company that makes a difference every day? Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs.  As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. 

OVERVIEW OF JOB

  • 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

REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, OR SKILLS

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

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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Additional Information

Start Date: March 1st

Contact Information

Boys Town
14100 Crawford Street
Boys Town, Nebraska 68010
https://jobs.boystown.org/

Leila Tatby
(p) (531) 355-1783

How to Apply

Please apply online at jobs.boystown.org

https://jobs.boystown.org/job/omaha/paraprofessional/197/10810009