Byam Elementary School

Chelmsford Public Schools

Chelmsford, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3419782
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 12, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Chelmsford Public Schools - Announcement of Vacancy for the 2020-2021 School Year

The Chelmsford Public Schools is now accepting applications for the following anticipated vacancy. The District reserves the right to change this vacancy or not fill this vacancy based on further staffing changes, enrollment, or budget.

Position: ABA Paraprofessional

Description: The successful candidate will work with middle school students with Autism Spectrum Disorders to support them in academic, social, and communication tasks in the school setting. Follow and implement curriculum and behavioral support plans. Collect data consistently for students assigned. Interest in working with students with exceptionalities is required and work with an Applied Behavior Analysis approach is preferred but not mandatory. Work as part of an interdisciplinary team of teachers, BCBA, and related service providers.

  1. ABA trained (Applied Behavior Analysis) or be willing to be trained
    High school diploma and preferably 2 years of college
    Knowledge and understanding of ASD disability.
  2. Knowledge of school classroom procedure, including preparation and maintenance of records.
  3. Knowledge of special education procedures.
  4. Demonstrated aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities at the identified school level: elementary, middle or high school.
  5. Experience working with age appropriate students in a school setting.
    Support students academically, emotionally, behaviorally, socially in the school setting
    Assist students with toileting as needed
    Ability to follow directions and implement accommodations and modifications as directed by teachers and related service providers
    Ability to collect data consistently
    Ability to consistently follow and implement a behavior support plan.
  6. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as may be found appropriate and acceptable by the principal, special education coordinator, and Director of Student Services.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Employer Description

    Located in Chelmsford Massachusetts, the Chelmsford Public Schools serves 5100 students and faculty at one pre-school, four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Our mission is to cultivate inspired, creative, and well-rounded lifelong learners who possess the integrity and self-direction necessary to be contributing community members. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    Byam Elementary School has a student population of roughly 425 students from kindergarten through fourth grade. Byam prides itself on educating the whole child and creating a caring and supportive environment for every student to learn. The staff is committed to providing high quality instruction with a solid understanding in pedagogy and developmentally appropriate practices. Students are held to high standards and are supported to achieve those standards by a host of talented educators and support staff. The staff is also steadfast in their professional growth and development in order to better serve the students and families of the Byam community. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Chelmsford 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

    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Please share how your skills fit with this position. Describe your experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Jason Fredette
    • 25 Maple Road
    • Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824

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