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Elementary Paraprofessional

Company: TrulyHired
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

-High school diploma or equivalency required. -Bachelor's or associate's degree preferred. -ParaPro Test MUST be taken and passed if the hired candidate does not hold an Associates Degree. -Experience working with school-aged children preferred. -Proficiency in English required; Bilingual (Spanish) Preferred. This position is for an early childhood/elementary paraprofessional. The hired candidate must be willing and able to work directly with students individually and in groups in a variety of settings. This includes both regular education students and special needs students. He/she must be an effective communicator who is able to collaborate effectively with classroom teachers and other school personnel. He/she must also be reliable, punctual and committed to the full-time responsibility of serving our students. The hired candidate must be both flexible and an effective problem solver, and he/she must be able to persevere in supporting student success in a variety of circumstances. Ideal candidates for this position will be ambitious and motivated by the opportunity to get their foot in the door as an educator, and will be eager to take on challenges and develop their capacity for serving students. This position will serve students from kindergarten through fourth grade. The majority of time will be spent as a classroom paraprofessional in both a regular education classroom and special education pullout classrooms assisting the teachers in delivering academic intervention services, supporting students' social and emotional needs, overseeing projects and activities, and assisting the teachers with administrative tasks. The paraprofessional will cover for daily lunch and recess duties and assist with Enrichment. When needed, the paraprofessional would also be available to cover for other early childhood/elementary classrooms (K-4). The pay range is $12.75-$22.44 per hour. This is dependent upon your education and work experience. This will be determined by Human Resources. In addition to their determined rate of pay, paraprofessionals who possess an Associate's Degree are also eligible to receive a $55-per-day rate, to include planning time, for serving as a substitute teacher within the building.The school day at the Parthum Elementary is 7:25-3:05. Staff are required to attend from 7:22-3:15. Daily attendance is critical.Please do not email the school directly.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:2
  • Salary:$12.75 to $22.44 Per HourJob Category :Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IALocation DescriptionThe Lawrence Public Schools will ensure that ALL students will successfully master the content and skills necessary to graduate from high school, college and/or career ready, by providing a standards-based, rigorous instructional program focused on academic achievement and the development of 21st century skills accompanied by a comprehensive system of supports, all of which are monitored and assessed regularly to ensure accountability to all stakeholders. Learn more about us...Equal Opportunity EmployerLawrence Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.Job Requirements
    • -Experience working with school-aged children preferred. -Proficient in English; Bilingual (Spanish) Preferred-Bachelor's or associate's degree preferred.-Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED. -Must be able to lift and carry general supplies and materials.Please see job description for additional details.Please DO NOT email the school directly.
    • At least 3 yearsof relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferredContact Information
      • Maria Calobrisi , Principal
      • 255 East Haverhill Street
      • Lawrence,Massachusetts 01840
        • Phone: (978) 691-7200
        • Email: click here

Keywords: TrulyHired, Lawrence , Elementary Paraprofessional, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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