Job Posting Description, Special Ed. Paraprofessional - Full Time
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
574-393-6000
staffing@sbcsc.k12.in.us
 
Job Locations
To Be Determined
 
Application Open: 03/12/2019, Filing Deadline: (none)
 
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358 Spec. Ed. Paraprofessional

Position Title: Special Education Paraprofessional


Location: To Be Determined


Immediate Supervisor: Special Education Teacher, Building Administrator, District Support Team


Position Summary:

  • 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

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).

Duties:

  • 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.

Works in standard office and school building environments. Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours. Must be able to handle stress.

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