Odyssey Elementary (learn more)

Ogden City School District

Ogden, Utah (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3725862
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: July 1, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


Title: Early Literacy Interventionist Staff Assistant

Classification Title: Staff Assistant I

Calendar: A, School Days

ESP Salary Schedule: Range 20 Step 1
Hours: 3.5/Day 17.5/Week

Location: Odyssey Elementary

General Purpose

Teach scripted early literacy interventions to small groups in Kindergarten and first grade. Work with other students to provide extra instruction and practice essential grade level standards that they have not mastered.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Deliver scripted interventions to individual and/or small groups of students.
  • Provide tutoring that reinforces subjects already taught and discussed.
  • Monitor/record data required for behavior, academic, and IEP plans. Supervise children in the playground.
  • Mediate arguments, fights between students.
  • Notify supervisor of serious rule infractions/incidents. Administer minor first aid.
  •  Enforce school rules.
  • Escort students to and from the playground. Distributes playground equipment and storage.
  • Supervise students and intervene when socially appropriate.
  • Assist with bilingual/monolingual children in understanding classroom material.
  • Tutor students (with English deficiencies) in small groups and/or individually in reading, writing, and speaking English, etc.
  • Administer tests at beginning and end of school year; records data on student progress as required by supervisors, as assigned.


Education and Experience

  • 48 college credit hours or a passing score on the ParaPro test 
  • Six (6) months of related experience
  • Knowledge and skill in understanding and using alphabetical and numerical systems


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • The job occasionally requires light physical exertion including walking, standing, motor vehicle operation and other forms of light physical activity.
  • The job occasionally requires a moderate level of physical exertion such as handling medium weight materials (11-50 pounds), extensive standing, walking, crawling, bending, stooping or climbing, or assisting special education students with their physical needs.
  • Work is carried out in an agreeable environment as generally represented by normal office conditions and little or no unpleasant elements.
  • Work is occasionally carried out in mildly disagreeable conditions.  Work involves exposure to unpleasant elements such as noise, ventilation, crowded nature of work, exposure to outside weather conditions, pressures related to sensitive situations, sitting;/standing in one position for an extended period of time, etc., that yield a perceptible level of discomfort.
  • Typically involves contact with students, parents, teachers, principal, assistant principal and/or other staff members.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Jessica Bennington
    • 1950 Monroe Blvd
    • Ogden, Utah 84401

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