Teacher Assistant (PARA) 2023-2024

Chicago, IL 21 days ago

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Category Schools - Special Education Teacher
Job Type Contract

Soliant is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Paraprofessional to join our team for the 2023-2024 school year. As a Paraprofessional, you will work closely with teachers and students to support educational and developmental needs. This is a vital role that contributes to the overall success of our students and school community.


  • Assist classroom teachers with the implementation of lesson plans and curriculum.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with diverse learning needs.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers to adapt materials and activities for individual student needs.
  • Support students with disabilities, including but not limited to, physical, behavioral, or learning disabilities.
  • Monitor and record student progress and behavior.
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of instructional materials and resources.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (Associate's degree or higher is a plus).
  • Paraprofessional certification or willingness to obtain certification (if required by the state). PEL, LBS1 or Sub License 
  • Passion for working with students and helping them achieve their full potential.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and adapt to diverse learning environments.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the school district.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following application materials to [Insert Application Submission Method]:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for Three Professional References

For immediate consideration. Please email your resume. certfication and references to [email protected] Please include "Paraprofessional Application - " in the subject line of your email/application.


Join our team and make a difference in the lives of students. We look forward to receiving your application!


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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