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Paraprofessional

Company: Wayne NJ Public Schools
Location: Wayne
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicant must have minimum of 60 college credits or a passing score on the ParaPro Assessment.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the building principals and the oversight of a certified teacher or other certified staff, the paraprofessional assists/reinforces student instruction, behavior, social skills, community-based instruction, and activities of daily living. A paraprofessional may also assist with clerical and other related tasks to the instruction of students with special needs.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports students by reinforcing personal, social, behavioral, and academic learning goals. This may include assisting students with self-care tasks in the areas of eating, dressing, and toileting.
  • Assists with classroom management, providing students with needed positive behavioral supports.
  • Supports student participation in class activities providing prompting, cueing, modeling, and coaching as needed.
  • Promotes student independence, fading supports when appropriate; helping students develop competence and self-confidence.
  • Assists school staff in maintaining a safe and effective learning environment for academic and non-academic settings (i.e. lunchrooms, study halls, playgrounds and buses).
  • Observes the actions of students and provides input and collects data, when required.
  • Provides minor clerical assistance to certified staff.
  • Accepts field trip, before and after school assignments if available.
  • Maintains confidentiality of students at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education.

ANNUAL EVALUATION:

Performance of this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board's policy on non-certificated staff.

Approved: H-2018-9 10/19/17

Keywords: Wayne NJ Public Schools, Wayne , Paraprofessional, Other , Wayne, New Jersey

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