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Announcement GAB 08-14 All Job Openings
Job Title: Paraprofessional
Post Date: 07/09/2008
Apply by: Continuous Recruitment
Job ID:
Location: Georgia Academy for the Blind, 2895 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA 31204
Program/Unit: State Schools/Office of Policy and External Affairs
Description of Duties: Under close supervision, based on specific guidelines and lesson plans developed by teacher, provides direct instruction to students. Assists teacher in maintaining an effective learning environment. Assists students with individual physical needs, which includes daily living/functional training activities. Obtains and/or prepares instructional materials/aids for students. Completes documentation of student progress. Attends seminars, conferences, required job-related training and other staff development training programs. May serve on committees. May operate a motor vehicle to transport students. Assist with meal preparation, feeds students when necessary and assists with leisure time activities.
Minimum Qualifications: Paraprofessional Certification
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Experience as a paraprofessional • Experience working with visually impaired or multi-disabled students • Class I Georgia Motor Vehicle Operator License • Class III Georgia Motor Vehicle Operator License
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade 8 – $14,959.16 annually. This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis. Salary will be based on the number of days worked. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees’ Retirement.

To Apply:

Submit a Georgia Academy for the Blind Application, State of Georgia Application for Employment, or resume* to:

Personnel Office
Attn: Dorothy Arensman
School Director
Georgia Academy for the Blind
2895 Vineville Ave
Macon, GA 31204-2831
Tel: (478) 751-6083
Fax: (478) 751-6659
E-mail: darensma@doe.k12.ga.us

*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.

It is the policy of the Georgia Academy for the Blind not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Academy for the Blind are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.

An Equal Opportunity Employer