Paraprofessional near Granger, IN

Granger, IN 7 days ago

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Category Schools - Paraprofessional
Job Type Contract

We are teamed with a school in the Granger Indiana area that is looking for a few compassionate paraprofessionals to assist their teachers with classroom lessons, activities, organization, and management, as well as assisting special needs students. The Paraprofessional's responsibilities include assisting the teacher with teaching new concepts or translating information for students to understand better, supervising students, and providing students with a positive, nurturing guide. The paraprofessional will deal with students, parents, staff, and the community in a professional manner, and follow and uphold school rules and standards. If this sounds like a good fit for you, and you would like more information, please reach out to Jessica by sending her your resume. [email protected]

The ideal candidate demonstrates patience, empathy, and compassion when dealing with students, as well as professionalism when representing the school. You should have strong organizational and management skills as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor students during arrival, lunch, recess and dismissal times
  • Assist in classroom instruction under the direction of the general education and special education teacher
  • Implement Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIPs) as written in the IEP
  • Assist students in following classroom schedule
  • Record and summarize data as directed by the special education teacher
  • Maintain daily communication with special education teacher
  • Assist in the modification/accommodation of classroom work according to the individual student’s IEP
  • Assist the special education teacher in providing appropriate individualized services to assist students in their inclusionary services
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information
  • Follow all employee practices listed in the Paraprofessional Employees Agreement
  • Support the needs of special education students or other special education staff in the building as directed
  • Assist substitute teachers and paraprofessionals in adapting to needs of students and daily schedule of activities
  • Assist students as needed to achieve individual goals and objectives for their IEPs
  • Implement behavior and support plans as described in the students’ IEPs
  • Assist in classroom instruction under the direction of general and special education teachers
  • Assist with toileting and/or diapering as needed.
  • Assist with feeding as needed.


Job Details:

  • Full time position (W2 contracting)
  • Onsite Position (K-12th, 1:1 positions)
  • Competitive Weekly Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K with employer match

Qualifications:

  • Pass Para-Pro examination or have 60 hours of college credit
  • High school diploma
  • Previous experience with children or students with special needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and understand individual students’ needs
  • Ability to accurately record and summarize data as directed by the special education teacher
  • Willingness to participate in pre and ongoing training programs
  • Understand the individual needs of students as described in their IEP
  • Ability to lift student if necessary (all students over 40 pounds are a 2-person lift).


For more information on this position, contact Jessica Williams at (770) 557-3222 or [email protected]

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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