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Paraprofessional Educator (Non-Certified) (2)

Spartanburg, SC, USA

Job Type

Full-Time; Non-Exempt

About the Role

Fine Arts Preparatory School holds the high standards for professionalism and scholarship. Paraprofessional Educators provide support to a teacher in charge of a classroom and in varying other places within the school. Paraprofessionals reinforce lessons by tutoring individual Scholars or small groups. Their duties include helping to create lesson plans, documenting progress, acting as substitute should a teacher absence occur, and overseeing lesson preparations. Paraprofessionals help scholars with academic and/or physical needs for scholars to access the educational environment.


  • Perform a variety of clerical duties in support of classroom activities, such as preparing, typing, copying and filing instructional materials. 

  • Assist the certificated teacher with the supervision of students during non-instructional times, such as emergency drills, assemblies, cafeteria, restrooms, field trips, hallways, playground and bus loading / unloading activities. 

  • Assist students with clothing, wash-up and toilet routines, including diapering if necessary. 

  • Assist with lunch, snacks and other clean-up duties, as assigned. 

  • Assure the health and safety of students by following established practices and procedures and maintain the learning environment in a safe, orderly and clean manner. 

  • Observe and control behavior of students in the classroom according to approved procedures, monitor students during outdoor activities as directed, become familiar with students IEP goals and report progress regarding students performance and behavior to supervising teacher as necessary. 

  • Demonstrate the ability to react well under pressure, handle and balance multiple demands at one time, work with frequent interruptions and perform duties and tasks professionally.

  • Demonstrate ability to use independent judgment and initiative to act without being asked. 

  • Demonstrate effective and appropriate interpersonal relationships. 

  • Respect the confidentiality of information.

  • Remain centered on the school's mission and vision.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

About the Company

Fine Arts Preparatory School is an arts-infused public charter school located in the heart of the piedmont of South Carolina. Starting in Kindergarten, the school allows matriculation through high school, offering programming that leads to a South Carolina high school diploma. The school supports and develop people prepared to be productive college and career-ready citizens from early childhood.

We are established as a full-service community hub collaborating to build harmony, equality, and well-being. We believe that the visual and performing arts paired with nature play and experiential learning will cultivate creative, innovative, and resilient people prepared to tackle college and careers alongside real-life issues. Fine Arts Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

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