Elementary School Paraprofessional Needs North of Paterson, NJ *Interviewing Now* || 23-24 SY

Paterson, NJ 25 days ago

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Category Schools - Paraprofessional
Job Type Contract

Paraprofessional School Job Description

Position: Paraprofessional - Elementary School STEPS Program Support

Location: New Jersey (NJ)

Contract Duration: ASAP start - June 2024

Hours: 32.50 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Contract Type: Contract Position

Job Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Paraprofessional to join our team at an Elementary School in New Jersey. This position involves providing essential support to the STEPS program. As a Paraprofessional, you will play a crucial role in fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment for students.


  • Assist teachers and specialists in implementing the STEPS program curriculum.
  • Work with students individually or in small groups to provide academic and behavioral support.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom atmosphere that promotes student engagement and success.
  • Help create and maintain a safe, organized, and conducive learning environment.
  • Assist with the implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior intervention plans (BIPs).
  • Collaborate with the teaching team and other professionals to address students' unique needs.
  • Provide feedback to teachers and staff regarding student progress and behavior.
  • Ensure the physical and emotional well-being of students throughout the school day.
  • Participate in professional development and training as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the educational mission of the school.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent; some college coursework or an Associate's degree in a related field is a plus.
  • Previous experience working with children, especially in an educational or childcare setting, is preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and collaborate with educators and specialists.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to help students succeed.
  • Ability to follow instructions and adapt to the needs of diverse learners.
  • Familiarity with the New Jersey educational system is a plus.


  • Competitive pay
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Quick interview and hiring process

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of elementary school students and meet the qualifications for this position, we encourage you to apply. This contract position offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to the success of the STEPS program and the students it serves.

To Apply:

Contract Details: This position offers competitive pay and guaranteed hours. The interview and hiring process will be conducted promptly. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Jaden Dorn at 470-508-2938 to inquire about the contract position.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement