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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3426998
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 12, 2021

Job Description

Duties.  Please note - for these positions, student support will be provided remotely.  In order to work from home in this position, you must have:

sufficient internet speed for video meetings and instruction
sufficient light and quiet for teaching virtually
nothing inappropriate in your video background

a. Assists with classroom management in a separate and inclusion classrooms
b. Implements behavior management plans as written
c. Assists with crisis management plans, including physical management per behavior management protocols when required
d. Establishes emotionally supportive rapport with students
e. Travels to general education classes with students as needed and determined by teacher
f. Provides support to specific students within both general and special education classes as needed and determined by teacher
g. Accurately implements content, instructional and performance modifications as designed by the classroom teacher
h. Ensures information is shared between teachers when assistant is primary support person or other organizational meetings, as well as professional development as determined by principal and or special education department
i. Greets students at bus on arrival to school, assists with student dismissal and debriefs with teacher at the end of the day
j. Performs other duties as delineated by teacher or other supervisor

a. Must have experience and demonstrated ability to support students with diverse special education needs
b. Must have experience and demonstrated ability to implement teacher-developed instructional modifications and activities
c. Must be able to coordinate with and work as a member of a team that includes special and general educators, other building staff, related service personnel, clinicians and parents.


Must have a background check - CORI and Fingerprinting - prior to beginning work.

This position may be assigned as an assistant for one student or a small group of students, or it may be to support a special education teacher with a caseload of students. 

Arlington values diversity. We strongly encourage candidates of varied backgrounds, including people of color, persons with disabilities and others to apply.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Special Education > General Special Education
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    Special Education > Special Education Assistant
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Arlington 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.

    Contact Information

    • Robert Spiegel
    • 869 Massachusetts Avenue
    • Arlington, Massachusetts 02476

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