Para-Educator - Rehab Therapies

University Of Iowa Iowa City , IA 52246

Posted 2 months ago

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Rehabilitation Therapies is seeking a Para-Educator to work under the general supervision of classroom educators or educational consultants to provide coverage to hospital based classrooms within the inpatient Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health unit.

  • Supports a safe, positive teaching and learning environment.

  • Assists in the development of students' physical and intellectual development.

  • Supports the social, emotional, and behavioral development of children.

  • Establishes positive and productive relations with children, families and colleagues.

  • Integrates the technology needed to support student learning.

  • Practices ethical and professional standards of conduct on an ongoing basis.

  • Demonstrates respect for all members of the University community in the course of performing one's duties and in response to administrators, supervisors, coworkers, and customers.

  • Welcomes the richness of talent from a diverse workforce and recognizes that diversity brings stimulation, challenge, and energy that contribute to a productive and effective workplace.

  • Represents the interests of the University of a unit leadership in the use of resources to meet service and productivity demands within unit goals and budgets; strives to promote continual process and quality improvement.

  • Seeks opportunities to enhance one's own professional knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to one's current position and/or to prepare for potential future roles and overall career development.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.

Percent of Time: 100%

Pay Grade: 07

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa

  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans

  • For more information about Why Iowa?, click here

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • State of Iowa Para-educators certificate or 2 years equivalent post-secondary coursework in education, psychology, or related areas is required

Desirable Qualifications

  • Evidence of successful teamwork in school or clinical setting

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work load

Application Process:

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Additional Information

  • Classification Title: Para-Educator

  • Appointment Type: Merit

  • Schedule: Full-time


  • Pay Level: 07

Contact Information

  • Organization: Healthcare

  • Contact Name: Carol Seaman

  • Contact Email:

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Para-Educator - Rehab Therapies

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