How many paraprofessional positions are there in NSW?
Paraprofessional staff will provide in and out of classroom support to teachers allowing them more time to focus on student learning. Across New South Wales more than 100 paraprofessional support positions will be created.
What are the duties of a paraprofessional in a school?
In undertaking their roles paraprofessionals will not supervise students nor will they have responsibility for class management and control or the teaching of students. Paraprofessionals will not have responsibility for education decisions pertaining to curriculum, assessment and reporting. 2. Purpose
Why are paraprofessionals needed in low SES schools?
National Partnership on Low Socio-economic Status (low SES) School Communities, eligible schools have an opportunity to employ paraprofessionals to assist in meeting program outcomes. Paraprofessional staff will provide in and out of classroom support to teachers allowing them more time to focus on student learning.
How many hours of duty do operational paraprofessionals have?
The hours of duty for operational paraprofessionals will be seven (7) hours per day. Where applicable, motor vehicle allowance for operational paraprofessionals will be paid in accordance with the Industrial Relations Circular 09/20 Meal, Travel and Related Allowances (Section 4). Refer:
What is the job description of a paraprofessional?
Paraprofessionals work at public or private schools to enrich each student’s experience in class and help effectively teach age-appropriate curriculum. Their role is to collaborate with Teachers and oversee students so that they get more hands-on attention and personalized help with assignments.
When do you resign from a paraprofessional position?
If you have 1+ years of service (but fewer than 3), you will receive specific instructions on how to apply for your leave after you enroll in our program. Under this option, you would resign from your paraprofessional position to begin training via the Fellows program in mid-June. You will receive all stipends over the course of training.
What are the duties of a substitute paraprofessional?
Substitute paraprofessionals are contacted on an as-needed basis to cover absences reported by school-based full-time paraprofessionals. They help: With the daily care of students who have: Their responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: One-on-one or small group instruction, as outlined by the teacher
Can a paraprofessional take an unpaid leave of absence?
If you have 1+ years of service as a Paraprofessional in the NYCDOE and enroll as a Fellow, you may take an unpaid leave of absence from your position as a paraprofessional from your start date to the last day of the school year. You will not be issued the first stipend check, but will receive all other stipends over the course of training.