Wasatch Elementary (learn more)

Ogden City School District

Ogden, Utah (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3954762
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: July 5, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Title: Staff Assistant I (ERI)

Classification Title: ERI Staff Assistant

Calendar: A, School Days

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

Location: Wasatch Elementary

General Purpose


Teach a scripted ERI, Early Reading Interventions, to groups in Kindergarten through second grade. Work with other students to provide extra instruction and practice essential grade level standards that they have not mastered.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities


  • Aid counselors with the student registration process.
  • Organize SEOP files for counselor’s use.
  • Answer telephone, greet the public and assist guidance secretaries as needed.
  • Guide students through computer generated career exploration assessment.
  • Maintain various data banks and publish lists of information.
  • Schedule students or make changes under the direction of a counselor.
  • Schedule appointments and mails information as requested.
  • Assist teachers in working one-on-one with students in reading, math, science, etc.
  • Assist with reading chains in the elementary schools.
  • Duplicate and prepare materials for teachers by making copies of worksheets, laminating charts and other materials.
  • Instruct students on various computer programs in order to be tested for Accelerated Reader Programs.
  • Monitor and reinforce behavioral interventions and programs as outlined.
  • Assist in teaching social/academic skills.
  • 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.
  • Assist the Bilingual Teacher in planning lessons; using a variety of instructional methods to help the student individually; use English and Spanish (and possibly other languages) in the classroom.
  • Assist in language assessment and evaluation of students.
  • Assist the teacher in the preparation of portfolios for English-deficient students; collect data on each student; and communicate with other school personnel regarding these students.
  • Administer tests at beginning and end of school year; records data on student progress as required by supervisors, as assigned.
  • Develop, coordinate and host Career and College Exploration for Juniors involving more than 12 college workshop presentations from two local colleges: coordinate/communicate with workshop presenters; coordinate classroom/student participation and student handout.  Develop/host OHS Career Fair for all OHS students:  solicit area businesses for participation; coordinate classroom/student participation; create student Career Fair handout.


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: 1
  • Job Category: Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

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

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