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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, August 1, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Approve New Job Description for Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Paraprofessional 4, Classroom Health Aide (Educational Access, Opportunity, and Alternatives Division)
This job description for the Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Paraprofessional 4, Classroom Health Aide position is new and reflects the adjustments in the scope of work needed to support Students with Disabilities (SWDs) who are medically fragile.

The placement of positions will be at sites with a high number of students with medical needs.  The ESE Paraprofessional 4 position will be allocated in lieu of two ESE Paraprofessional 1 positions or ESE Unique Needs Aides/Attendants.  This position will provide direct support to SWD in the ESE or general education environment. The salary range for this position is $28,538.40 to $45,034.00.
• Improve the high school graduation rate • Provide a student-centered learning environment that engages every child • Recruit, support, and retain a highly effective and diverse workforce • Develop, recognize, and reward employees • Develop a culture of respect, trust, and collaboration • Engage and communicate with families and stakeholders • Continuously improve processes and systems • Establish a strong foundation of financial stewardship • Demonstrate "best practices" in all aspects of safety: student, employee, visitor, facility, transportation, and health
This position funded fully by the IDEA grant.  Allocating this position will provide the district a cost savings between $11,567.71 - $18,200.18 because the ESE Paraprofessional 4 replaces two ESE Paraprofessional I positions or ESE Unique Needs Aides/Attendants.
SUBMITTED BY:  Jessica Doherty, Department Manager, Performance Evaluation, Human Resources
Marie E. Whelan, Ed.D.   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Interim Chief Human Resources Officer
(813) 840-7328
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 4.07
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170801_817 (Board Meeting followed by Public Hearing) * Section C Item# 4.07