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STUDENT SPECIFIC PARAPROFESSIONAL


Leicester High School
Leicester Public Schools
Leicester, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2843956 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 29, 2017 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
TITLE:
Student Specific Paraprofessional

REPORTS TO:
Building principal or designee, under the direction of the teacher

QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates degree, two years of college, or passed state assessment required as to ability to assist in the instruction of math, reading, and writing, preferred. Special education experience is strongly preferred.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Student Specific Paraprofessional is expected to support student’s health care needs and life skills development. In carrying out these responsibilities, the paraprofessional shall:
• Instruct student(s) as assigned
• Follow student specific programming
• Collect and graph data, if necessary
• Provide reinforcement strategies
• Use appropriate prompting procedures
• Assist with Activities of Daily Living
• Experience with behavior de-escalation strategies preferred
  • Any such other related duties as may be assigned by the building principal or designee.


    Theparaprofessional must also be able to communicate effectively with students and staff, and be able to maintain discipline in all school settings. He/she shall be punctual in all assignments, observe all District policies appropriate to this position, and accept responsibility of assigned tasks.


    REPRESENTATION STATUS:
    Leicester Paraprofessionals Association


    Please submit application which includes the following to SchoolSpring:
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume
    • Contact Information for 3 references

    Position Type: Full-time
    Positions Available: 1

  • Equal Opportunity Employer
    Leicester 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

    Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Tracey Hippert, Principal
    174 Paxton Street
    Leicester, Massachusetts 01524
    Phone: 508-892-7030
    Fax: 508-892-7034
    Email: hippertt@lpsma.net