Paraeducator Special Education - Highly Qualified
Paraeducator Special Education - HQ
Full Time 182 days/6.5 hrs/day
Duties: Assists in the instruction of students with disabilities in mainstream, resource room or centerbase settings. Although the job duties vary due to the age or level of disability, job duties may include:
- managing behavior (redirecting, calming or removing a disruptive student from the classroom)
- monitoring and recording student progress in instructional areas (academics, daily living skills, dressing , grooming, social skills, etc.)
- managing physical needs (toileting, feeding, dressing, lifting, positioning, transporting students in wheelchairs, etc.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Candidates must have completed at least two (2) years of study at an institute of higher education or obtained an associate's degree (or higher) or have successfully passed the ParaPro test. (Documentation will be required.) Personal Care Assistant certification required to be completed within 30 days of start date.
Good communications, interpersonal and recordkeeping skills. Ability/desire to work with technology and computers. Ability to work cooperatively with students and staff. Ability to supervise students Ability to take direction. Ability to maintain regular attendance, which includes completing an assigned day.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. Ability to perform position responsibilities, including physical factors, work devices, materials handling, data functions and people functions, but not limited to: toileting, feeding and self care procedures, implementing behavioral management program; maintaining student data; working with students who may display aggressive, abusive or inappropriate verbal and/or physical behavior.
Rate of Pay:
$14.40/hour, or up DOQ with K-12 experience*
$15.90/hour with AAS degree that is educationally relevant, or up DOQ with K-12 experience*
$16.65/hour with BA degree, or up DOQ with K-12 experience*
*Special Ed Paras serving Centerbased students and classrooms 50 percent or more of their time shall receive an additional $0.50 per hour.
Start Date: ASAP after closing.