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Paraprofessional - Upper School

Transportation to and from the Lindenwold and Atco train stations will be available.


The general function of the department:

To service children with special needs during the regular ten month school year, and during the extended school year in July & August.

The primary purpose of this position:

The paraprofessional is a non-certified staff member who does not hold the position of teacher, but assists the classroom teacher under the guidance of a teacher and the building principal. Sometimes paraprofessionals serve as teacher assistants, one-to-one aides (assigned to individual students), or they perform school-related clerical duties.

The paraprofessional provides appropriate and consistent service to students, helping to implement educational activities, as well as offering emotional, social, and behavioral development.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists teacher in monitoring of students’ academic work and behavioral performance
  • Contributes input during parent conferences
  • Performs classroom and school-related clerical duties as needed
  • Maintains accurate records; attendance, behavior modification points, lunch counts
  • Cleans and decorates classroom; designs monthly bulletin boards
  • Assists students during arrival and dismissal from school
  • Supervises students while moving throughout the building, around campus and during assigned school activities
  • Attends all staff meetings, in-services and orientations
  • Attends annual “Handle with Care” and “Crisis Prevention Institute” trainings
  • Responsible for all miscellaneous duties as assigned by the teacher or principal
  • Develops an annual Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) approved by the principal
  • Earns annual certification in CPR/AED

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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