Jacksonville North Pulaski School District

ABC Pre-Kindergarten Para Professional (614-21)

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TitleABC Pre-Kindergarten Para Professional
Posting ID614-21


Jacksonville North Pulaski School District

Position Title:  ABC Pre-Kindergarten Para Professional

Department:    Adkins Pre K Center       

Reports To:     Program Director       

Contract:         2021-2022 School Year (178 day contract)

Closing:           Until filled


SUMMARY:  Aides and supports teachers and other licensed personnel in implementing the instructional programs and related services for students in Pre-Kindergarten classrooms.  The Para Educator also supports the social, emotional and academic needs of the Pre-Kindergarten students.



  • Implements instructional activities with students as directed by the teacher/building principal in school and community sites.
  • Provides support to meet student needs, using a firm but soft demeanor to help maintain classroom control.
  • Assists in the preparation of lesson plans, instructional materials, and data collection.
  • Prepares to assume responsibility of instructional duties as prescribed.
  • Acquires knowledge of the curriculum content of the classes in which he/she assists.
  • Implements behavior management techniques as directed by Teacher, Behavior Intervention Specialist, or Building Principal.
  • Completes daily work schedules as assigned by the teacher/principal.
  • Assists the teacher with the maintenance of the classroom.
  • Assists with duties such as lunchroom, recess, bus, etc.
  • Participates in in-services as directed.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Board of Education policies and District and School guidelines and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION/EXPERIENCE: A CDA credential or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education is required (If based in Title I school, Highly qualified Para Pro may be required). Experience in field related to working with 3 and 4 year old students in a classroom, daycare or child care facility or an alternative learning environment/multi-age classrooms is desired.  


 SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Conscious Discipline, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS), ECERS, Social Emotional, Math and Science Index, Work Sampling, Pre-K ELLA

The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment practices.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$11.33 - $17.49 / Per Hour
LocationAdkins Pre K Center

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/29/2021

Job Contact

NamePhyshuna JonesTitleABC PreK Principal