Gem Prep seeks to hire partner teachers/paraprofessionals who have the desire to become a full time certified Gem Prep teacher within the next three years. Partner teachers are given a wide variety of responsibilities including tutoring students in math and language arts. They will also manage elective courses under the supervision of a certified teacher. The variety of responsibilities will help partner teachers prepare to become a Gem Prep teacher, while working towards their teaching certification.
The special education paraprofessional provides tutoring and instructional support to special education students under the direction of a certified teacher. The goal of the position is to ensure that every student acquires proficiency in the knowledge and skills identified by the Idaho State Board of Education adopted standards.
Parapro certification or ability to obtain required: High school diploma and one of the following: Bachelors or Associates degree OR 2 years (32 credits total) of post-secondary work OR proficiency on the ParaPro Praxis Exam with a minimum score of 460.
In the absence of the regular classroom teacher, the substitute teacher helps students learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and to provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms.