Learning Lab Paraprofessional (SYLA)

SER Metro-Detroit

About the organization

Since 1971, SER Metro-Detroit has consistently maintained a high-performance record in the skills training and placement of consumers into unsubsidized employment in the private sector and in providing employers with a diverse, qualified workforce. The means by which our mission of cultivating a qualified, skilled and adaptable workforce for metropolitan Detroit and the global economy is reflected in our name: Service, Employment, and Redevelopment. SER Metro-Detroit works to give each consumer of services the resources needed to create a life of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. SER program mix includes: literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, job seeker and employer services, welfare reform programming, economic and community development, employment, and extensive youth programming. The services delivery system includes the active participation of the public and private sectors, education, and government.

Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior and academic achievement
Assists with maintaining a blended classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and individual academic level of the students
Follows the Distance Learning platform and computer lab policies while adhering to the District’s Alternative Education Regulations
Assists with maintaining the computer lab, while assisting with teaching and monitoring classes using a variety of instructional strategies and resources
Assists with computer lab class signage, student sign-on, and supports students individual or in small homogenous groups with academic interventions
Ensures that attendance taken hourly and placed into PowerSchool
Ensures that the classroom environment is appropriate for teaching and learning
Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, colleagues, and parents concerning both academic and behavioral progress of assigned students
Works cooperatively and in concert with other colleagues to advance a seamless, responsive and effective education environment for students
Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents and school personnel
Redirects inappropriate classroom behaviors. Completes a Disciplinary Referral or contacts the Dean of Culture or Principal if the behavior impacts teaching and learning

Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate’s degree preferred; high school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
One-year tutoring experience or work training youth preferred
Excellent math and/or writing skills
Excellent organizational, written and verbal communications skills required
Positive interpersonal skills necessary with staff and students
Experience with Microsoft Office software
Ability to interact with students, parents and staff in a positive and productive manner.
Ability to effectively educate and support students from various backgrounds and socio-economic levels required

Salary

$25,000 - $32,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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