School Mission: Our mission is to provide a well-rounded education that helps every student not only achieve academic excellence, but build character, self-confidence, leadership and solid values, becoming positive contributors to their communities Type of School: Innovation
Election to Work Agreement: Yes
Election to Work Agreement: Paraprofessionals need to attend monthly professional development meetings. Paraprofessionals will be trained to implement guided reading and academic interventions. The school has limited parking.
Type of Para Position: Special Education Para
Grade level(s): Elementary, Middle school
Student Groupings: Small groups, Whole class, More than one classroom
Subject area(s): English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Other: Eliot K-8 Innovation School seeks an energetic, motivated, paraprofessional to play an essential role in educating our children and work collaboratively with a team of teachers.
Types of Students: Students with Autism, Students with Emotional Impairments, English Language Learners, Students with vision or hearing impairments, Students with Learning Disabilities
Job Functions: Toileting, Feeding assistance, Supervision of students during transitions, Use of assistive technology
Job Title: Paraprofessional
Reports to: Principal/Headmaster
General Description and Goals:
Paraprofessionals will assist teachers in providing an innovative, high quality education program designed to meet the needs of the children in the Boston Public Schools. Paraprofessionals will work with school staff to create an educational environment in which quality and continuity are key factors in educating the students of the Boston Public Schools.
Supports direct instruction to children individually, in small groups, and in classroom settings
Provides assistance with classroom activities.
Prepares instructional materials.
Assists in classroom set up and clean up.
Manages individual and classroom behavior, using prescribed approaches.
Supervises students on field trip activities.
Performs other related duties as requested by Headmaster/Principal.
High School Diploma or GED
Forty-eight (48) Credit Hours of College Coursework or an Associate's Degree, or a passing score on one of the two following Formalized Standardized Assessments: ParaPro Assessment (http://www.ets.org/parapro/ ) or WorkKeys Certificate of Proficiency for Teacher Assistants (http://www.act.org/workkeys/profcert/index.html ).
Minimum of two years experience working with young children
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree
Certification as a teacher or license as a social worker
BTU, Paraprofessional hourly rate
Boston Public Schools