PARAPROFESSIONAL - SCITUATE SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

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North Scituate, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3001587
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 4, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Scituate School Department is seeking qualified applicants for several paraprofessional positions:

Positions available are as follows:

Clayville Elementary School - Special Education Pre-K: 17.5 hours per week: Monday - Friday 11:45 - 3:15 (ONE YEAR ONLY)

Clayville Elementary School - General Education : 17.67 hours per week: Tuesday 9:00 - 1:00; Wednesday 9:00 - 1:30; Thursday 8:30 - 1:00 and Friday 8:30 - 1:10

Scituate Middle School - 17 hours per week; Wednesday 10:30 - 2:30, Thursday & Friday 7:30 - 2:30
Scituate Middle School - 17 hours per week; Monday & Tuesday 7:30 - 2:30; Wednesday 7:30 - 11:30


Candidates must hold paraprofessional certificate, passing ParaPro test results and must have a clean and clear BCI with fingerprints completed at the RI Attorney General's office.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 8
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Scituate School Department 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

    • TITLE: Special Education Assistant Classroom

      IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Principal

      JOB SUMMARY: Primary responsibility is to assist special education students with academic work and the implementation of the student’s Individualized Educational Program.

      RESPONSIBILITIES:

      1. Perform under special needs teacher's supervision and direction in all areas of school activities and instruction.

      2. He/she shall be expected to:

      a. Follow special needs teacher's direction in maintaining classroom structure and behavioral control.
      b. Assist teacher in academic instruction as identified in and prescribed by Individual Education Programs.
      c. Assist in inclusion activities supporting students in the general education setting.
      d. Assist in non-academic instruction carried out by itinerant teachers.
      e. Assist in correcting student’s assignments, editing or clarifying (simplifying), enlarging general education worksheets as modified by the Special Education teacher.
      f.
      g. Assist in carrying out programs designed by the physical and/or occupational and/or speech therapists. Assistants shall not be required to perform therapy without prior training from the therapist and they shall not perform any therapy without a signed written directive from the Office of the Director of Special Education.
      h. Supervise recess and lunch periods.
      i. Assist physically challenged children in the use of wheel chairs and/or other adaptive equipment if appropriately trained.
      j. Supervise children leaving and entering transportation vehicles, classrooms and buildings.
      k. Supervise children during field trips.
      l. Provide clerical and secretarial duties.
      m. Administer the school rules and regulations governing student behavior.
      n. Supervise children before school, during recess, during lunch periods, and at dismissal.
      o. Perform any and all related duties assigned by the building principal or the Director of Special Education subject to Article 21.

      ANNUAL REQUIREMENTS: Special Education Assistant shall be evaluated every two years by the school principal.

      SPECIALIZED QUALIFICATIONS: As required by the R.I. Department of Education

      LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: Regular School Year.

      TITLE: Special Education Assistant Classroom/Hygiene

      IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Principal

      JOB SUMMARY: Primary responsibility is to assist special education students with academic work and the implementation of the student’s Individualized Education Program and personal care routines.

      RESPONSIBILITIES:

      1. Perform under special needs teacher's supervision and direction in all areas of school activities and instruction.

      2. He/she shall be expected to:

      a. Follow special needs teacher's direction in maintaining classroom structure and behavioral control.
      b. Assist teacher in academic instruction as identified in and prescribed by Individual Education Programs.
      c. Assist in inclusion activities supporting students in the general education setting.
      d. Assist in non-academic instruction carried out by itinerant teachers.
      e. Assist in correcting student’s assignments, editing or clarifying (simplifying), enlarging general education worksheets as modified by the Special Education teacher.
      f. Assist in toileting activities and other areas of self-care and independent living skills.
      g. Assist in carrying out programs designed by the physical and/or occupational and/or speech therapists. Assistants shall not be required to perform therapy without prior training from the therapist and they shall not perform any therapy without a signed written directive from the Office of the Director of Special Education.
      h. Supervise recess and lunch periods.
      i. Assist physically challenged children in the use of wheel chairs and/or other adaptive equipment, if appropriately trained.
      j. Supervise children leaving and entering transportation vehicles, classrooms and buildings.
      k. Supervise children during field trips.
      l. Provide clerical and secretarial duties.
      m. Administer the school rules and regulations governing student behavior.
      n. Supervise children before school, during recess, during lunch periods, and at dismissal.
      o. Perform any and all related duties assigned by the building principal or the Director of Special Education subject to Article 21.

      ANNUAL REQUIREMENTS: Special Education Assistant shall be evaluated every two years by the school principal.

      SPECIALIZED QUALIFICATIONS: As required by the R.I. Department of Education

      LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: Regular School Year.
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Tonianne Napolitano
    • 97 Trimtown Road
    • North Scituate, Rhode Island 02857

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