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Paraeducator - Academic Tutor SY 23-24

Baltimore City Public Schools
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
200 East North Avenue (Show on map)
April 12, 2024

This is a two-year grant funded position. Staff hired for this position will receive training and professional development to ensure they can effectively complete the job requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Tutors' individual and/or small groups of students in grades 4-8 using high-quality curriculum materials.
  • Participate in planned training and professional development to grow knowledge base in early tutoring content, pedagogy, and best practices.
  • Uses a systematic process for collecting, organizing, and utilizing formative assessment data to monitor student progress within a response-to-intervention model.
  • Provides instructional assistance in support of student learning activities.
  • Assists students individually and in small groups with instructional activities, skills reinforcement activities, and other activities that support instruction.
  • Assists in administering tests and assessments.
  • Observes and gathers assessment data on students and assists in reviewing assessments and progress reports.
  • Discusses observations and progress of students with instructional staff.
  • Prepares a variety of instructional materials, audio-visual aids, and reports, as requested.
  • Assists in maintaining an inviting, neat, and safe classroom.
  • Performs clerical support tasks including correction of tests and work papers, maintaining attendance logs, maintaining student folders and records, maintaining inventory, and reproduction of instructional related materials.
  • Provides support and instructional assistance in writing, science, computer, or other technology laboratory and ensures proper maintenance and care of laboratory equipment.
  • May assist students with daily living activities such as feeding and toileting including diapering when appropriate.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school boards policies and the professional standards.

Maximum Salary


Minimum Salary


Desired Qualifications

  • Graduation from High school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
  • At least forty-eight college credits from an accredited college or university or successful completion of the MSDE ParaPro Assessment.
  • One year of experience working with children.
  • Ability to effectively work with high-incidence language population.
  • Knowledge of mathematics instructional practices.
  • Knowledge of tiered interventions preferred.
  • Certain positions may require that candidates demonstrate the ability to operate office, audio/visual, or other related equipment.
  • Understanding of what motivates student learning.
  • A commitment to educational equity.
  • A belief that all children can learn.
  • Knowledge and competency in business English, spelling punctuation, grammar, and arithmetic.
  • Ability to exercise patience and composure in working with children including those who have special needs.
  • Ability to oversee all matters in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with City Schools policies, procedures, and general practice.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with staff and children.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain clerical and student records.
  • Ability to perform routine and non-routine instructional tasks.

Full time or Part time

Full time

Additional Details

Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:

  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application

Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Paraprofessionals and School Related Personnel (PSRP) bargaining unit.

This position is affiliated with the City Reitrement Plan.