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Posting Date: 6/2/2014
Closing Date: Position remains posted on this Employment Page until filled or closed.
Department: Roberts Academy
Position Type/Benefits:


The Roberts Academy at Florida Southern College is seeking to hire a part-time paraprofessional to assist in the after school program.  The Roberts Academy is a school for children with dyslexia in grades 2 through 6.  Located on the Florida Southern College campus, this position would include the following responsibilities:

1.    Supervise students in grades 2 through 6 in the after-school program.
2.    Supervise learning activities including games, reading, computer, playground, etc…
3.    Clerical work that includes answering phones, filing, scheduling, and documentation in student records.
4.    Use technology tools:  Microsoft Office, Internet, etc...
5.    Collaborate with teachers and staff.
6.    Assist in classrooms.
7.    Supervise students working in small groups.
8.    Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Education.

Job Requirements:
1.    Earned 2 year degree, preferably in Education.
2.    Fingerprinting clearance and background check including VECHS approval.
3.    3-5 years experience working with elementary students.
4.    Desire to work with students in a learning environment.
5.    Professional attitude.

To Apply

Unless other contact information is specified in the job posting, please follow the application instructions below to ensure proper submission of materials.  Please note the appropriate e-mail address below for electronic submission of documents.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a completed Employment Application and Disclosure form.  All items must be received before an application for employment will be processed.

Electronic documents can be sent to:

OR mail to:
Florida Southern College
Attn: Human Resources
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

OR fax:

To apply, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have legal authorization to work in the United States. The type of legal work authorization must be indicated on the employment application when the applicant is not a U.S. citizen and qualifies for U.S. employment.

Download the Employment Application and Disclosure form here  


Please note: The completed Florida Southern College Application for Employment and Disclosure forms must be received before the College will process your application materials.

Typed data cannot be saved on the application form. Once complete, the form must be printed and mailed, faxed or e-mailed to the location provided. Applicants may also visit the Business Affairs Office in the Raulerson Building to complete the application Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist-affiliated college. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 50 undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio; is a national leader in engaged learning; and boasts 27 NCAA Division II national championships. It is ranked the #1 Best Regional College in Florida and #4 in the region by U.S. News & World Report. It is included in The Princeton Review’s “377 Best Colleges” guide, The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012, and Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Top Colleges” guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make positive, consequential contributions to society. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. Recently ranked for the second consecutive year as the #1 “Most Beautiful Campus” in America by The Princeton Review, listed as one of the nation’s top “Ten College Campuses with the Best Architecture” by Architectural Digest, and recently designated as a National Historic Landmark, FSC is an internationally-recognized place of beauty and excellence and is conveniently located within an hour’s drive of both Orlando and Tampa, Florida.