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Paraprofessional

companySOS Group
locationOley, PA 19547, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/20/2024

Job Position: Paraprofessionals

Location: Oley Valley School District

Pay Rate: $14.00 Per Hour

Shift: 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Job Title: Classroom Paraprofessional

Position Overview: We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to join our team as a Classroom Paraprofessional. As a Paraprofessional, you will work closely with classroom teachers to provide support and assistance to students, particularly those with special needs or learning disabilities. This role offers a rewarding opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students and contribute to their academic and personal growth. State and Federal background check required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the classroom teacher in implementing lesson plans and instructional activities.

  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students, including those with individualized education plans (IEPs) or special needs.

  • Help students with assignments, projects, and activities, ensuring understanding and engagement.

  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes learning and student success.

  • Monitor student progress and behavior, documenting observations as needed.

  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and other support staff to develop and implement strategies for student success.

  • Assist with classroom management and organization, including maintaining materials and resources.

  • Provide support during transitions, lunchtime, recess, and other non-instructional periods as needed.

  • Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Experience working with children or adolescents in an educational setting preferred.

  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn about special education principles and practices.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, teachers, and parents.

  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to help students succeed.

  • Ability to follow directions, work independently, and collaborate effectively as part of a team.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the diverse needs of students and respond to changing priorities.

  • Basic computer skills and proficiency in using educational technology tools preferred.

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