• Paraprofessionals ** NEW RATES **

    Kelly Services Hazleton, PA 18201

    Job #2425604011

  • Paraprofessional, Hazleton Area School District ** NEW RATES **

    Make a difference one school day at a time as a substitute paraprofessional. This is a great opportunity to be a mentor and help students become the best versions of themselves. Substitute paraprofessionals are essential to helping students learn and grow every day.

    Paraprofessional and Clerical: Old rate $11.00

    New rate $14.00

    Food Service and Custodial: Old rate $11.00

    New rate $13.25

    Why become a substitute paraprofessional?

    Help teachers increase valuable instruction time by working with students and helping them keep pace with their peers.

    Help students improve social skills.

    Feel good about the work you do in your own community.

    Earn steady income through a variety of short- and long-term substitute positions available.

    Enjoy work-life balance.


    Provide classroom assistance to the district/school teacher, supporting the needs of general education or special needs students. This may include:

    Implementing educational programs, activities, and services with students of varying ages

    Classroom management and learning environment support

    Reinforcing learning concepts presented through lesson plans-individually or in small groups

    Grading homework and tests (computing/tabulating results) using answer sheets or other methods the school employs

    Ensure adequate supervision of students and classroom environment to assure health, welfare, and safety of students, including:

    Ensuring students are never left unattended in the classroom

    Maintaining/assisting in maintaining classroom control that fosters a safe, positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with Kelly and school district policies and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations

    Reporting student injury, accidents, illness, and discipline problems to Kelly supervisor and district/school personnel immediately

    Reporting all personal injury or school property theft to Kelly supervisor and district/school personnel immediately

    Supervising students in out-of-classroom settings (e.g., assemblies, lunchroom) as directed and supervised by an authorized school district employee (e.g., school principal)

    Assist students in transition to and from classrooms, as needed

    Understand, address, and be sensitive to the needs of each student, recognizing differences in their abilities and cognitive levels

    Minimum requirements:

    Effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

    Ability to follow oral and written directions

    Ability to establish effective working relationships with school district staff

    Ability to positively relate to a younger generation of students

    Ability to withstand frequent walking, standing, stooping, and lifting up to 25 lbs.; other physical activities may be required

    Perks you'll enjoy as a substitute paraprofessional:

    Free online classroom management training to help you become a capable, confident classroom assistant

    Free ongoing professional development to keep your skills sharp

    Paid orientation on district policies and procedures so you understand the culture and requirements of the school district

    Weekly pay

    Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act healthcare coverage, for eligible employees

    Group insurance options*

    Ability to create a work schedule that works for you

    Ability to select your preferred school locations

    *Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly.

    Next steps:

    Apply now!

    If you meet the minimum requirements, you'll receive a response to your application within 48-72 hours.

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    Our commitment to you:

    Kelly® Education is committed to our substitute employees working in safe environments. Kelly Education operates under the collective guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state officials, and school district administration, and we ensure our employees are adequately protected by school district policies and procedures.

    You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

    Why Kelly ® Education?

    Looking for meaningful work that enriches the lives of students? At Kelly Education, we connect passionate people with great jobs in K-12 public schools, PreK and early childhood centers, and higher education institutions. Whether you're looking to work a few days a week or every day, want to work in a teaching or non-teaching role-we'll connect you with flexible work you can feel good about. Even if you're new to the education field, our thorough training and orientation will prepare you to be successful.

    About Kelly ®

    At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

    Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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