Employment Opportunities
2300 West Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342
Phone- 815-539-7446, Bilingual- 815-539-8377
Fax- 815-539-3103
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Job Title:

PARAPROFESSIONAL


District Name: Mendota Twp #280
Building Name: Mendota High School
Address: 2300 W. Main St.
Mendota, IL   61342
Phone Number: (815)539-7446
Fax Number: (815)539-3103

Region: Starved Rock
County: LaSalle
Type of Employment: Part-time permanent
Job Category: Teacher Aide
Grade Level: Secondary
Salary/Benefits: Not less than $14.42 per hour.
Duties: Position assignments could include any of the following in Principal's office secretarial work, job coaching, Educational Life Skills classroom assistance, class supervision, push-in general classroom assistance, and Resource Room assistance. General responsibilities: This work involves close interaction with staff, and students with the primary emphasis on the implementation of specialized educational programs. This employee works under the direction of certified staff. He/she is expected to exercise independent judgment, discretion, confidentiality, and react appropriately in crisis situations, as well as exhibit initiative, creativity, and organizational skills.
Qualifications: 1. Possession of or ability to obtain Illinois Professional Educator License with Stipulations—Paraprofessional, or other ISBE educator license that requires a college degree. 2. Knowledge of Special Education high school students’ needs and behavior issues. 3. Strong subject knowledge in core academic area or areas, including Geometry and Algebra. 4. Experience with special needs student population. 5. Strong behavior management skills; Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention (NVPCI) training preferred. 6. Ability to move about frequently in the classroom and in various other parts of the school; ability to stand stretch, lift and bend as required to assist students. 7. Ability to keyboard rapidly and accurately and use various types of software applications and assistive technology. 8. Exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly and distinctly with staff and students.
Additional Notes: Mendota High School learning community strives to create an environment in which students are motivated and feel empowered to set and reach future goals. Graduates will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful, productive, and responsible members of an evolving society. The single-building high school district serves approximately 585 students. Mendota High School encourages student achievement through collaborative learning and supports student access to a wide variety of co-curricular and extra-curricular programs. The district encourages and actively supports professional growth and staff collaboration.

School/District Link: http://www.mendotahs.org
Job Posting Date: 11/21/2017
Application Deadline: 12/8/2017
Start Date: 1/8/2018

How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and copy of credentials (Paraprofessional License or other ISBE license and a copy of college transcripts) and letters of or names and phone numbers of professional references to Mrs. Denise Aughenbaugh, Principal, Mendota High School, 2300 West Main Street, Mendota, IL 61342. Fax applications accepted at 815-538-2026, and email applications may be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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