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Requisition Number 20-0599
Post Date 9/16/2020
Title Aide - Instructional
City Detroit
State MI
Description Title 1 Paraprofessional
Detroit Public Safety Academy
1250 Rosa Parks Blvd.
Detroit MI 48216

DPSA is Michigan’s only public school with a curriculum focused on preparation for careers in public safety. Along with excellent academics, students learn about careers in law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services and others. We partner with federal, state and local public safety agencies such as; Detroit Police, Detroit Fire, Wayne County Sheriff, Michigan State Police, US Border Patrol, Federal Emergency Management Agency, US Coast Guard, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, US Marshals and more. Our cadets earn certificates in academic courses related to public safety as well as dual enrollment for college credit. Many of our students graduate with guaranteed job offers in public service careers. We are also very proud of our Character Education component; students learn the importance of qualities such as Leadership, Initiative, Responsibility, Teamwork, Integrity, Sacrifice, and Respect.

SUMMARY
Provide supplemental instructional support to eligible students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
· Deliver interventions to students based on the instructional plans developed by the Title I Teacher and/or the General Education Teacher. Interventions may include support in the form of small group and/or individualized instruction, tutoring, guided practice, or other techniques, as guided by the teacher.
· Report back to the Title I Teacher and/or General Education Teacher on the outcomes of the interventions conducted by keeping daily student outcome reports
· Administer assessments and screeners that will contribute to the teachers' decisions in regards to:
o determining eligibility for entry into Title I program
o creating appropriate interventions
o progress-monitoring
o exiting students from the Title I program
· May attend parent/teacher conferences as needed to support the teacher in communicating with parents about student performance, behavior, or other topics.
· Maintain student files as requested and required by the needs of federal, state and local guidelines to track student progress. Maintain the confidentiality of student records and student information.
· Maintain activity logs and time and effort documentation that comply with regulatory requirements
· Maintain constant communication with Title I Teachers and General Education Teachers regarding the progress of and concerns about Title I students
· May serve as an active member of teams such as RTI team, data team, PBS team, school improvement team, etc.
· Assist the teacher in communicating and upholding behavior and conduct expectations found in the school-wide behavior management plan; assist in maintaining a safe and secure environment in the classroom.
· Other duties as assigned.


Requirements REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Good general reading, writing and math skills as evidenced by meeting No Child Left Behind requirements (specifically an associate’s degree, 60 college credits, or passing scores on an equivalent state-approved assessment).


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Evidence of successful experience in student and parent relations as evidenced through prior experience in personal or professional settings.
· Demonstrated proficiency in an instructional support capacity, as acquired through prior experience in tutoring, teaching or similar work experience.
· Willingness to learn
· Flexible
· Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics as appropriate
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