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INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANT: EXCEL

Essex High School

Essex Westford School District

Essex Jct, Vermont

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Essex Westford School District has an immediate need for full-time, school year paraeducators to join our Essex High School team to support our ExCEL (Expanding Connections for Education, Employment and Life) program. ExCEL offers functional life skills, academics, social communication skills and employment development skills for students with intellectual disabilities that significantly impact their academic achievement.

The Individual Assistant in the ExCEL program assists an intensive special needs high school student physically, behaviorally and instructionally in the school setting. The Individual Assistant pay rate starts at $19.85/hour.

Candidates with prior medical assistant or nursing experience are encouraged to apply! This position is also a fantastic opportunity for candidates interested in a medical assistant career and seeking an opportunity to grow and build your skills.

EWSD offers excellent benefits, including: medical and dental insurance, paid time off, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and retirement savings!

Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
  • Prior medical assistant or nursing experience helpful
  • Experience in a school setting preferred, but not required.
  • Experience and knowledge working with special needs individuals and/or experience working with high school aged youth preferred.
  • Must be able to perform toileting and tube feeding duties, as well as the ability to lift high school aged students.
  • General knowledge of special education teaching methods, theories and laws preferred.
  • Flexibility within schedule to meet the bus and/or stay with student(s) at the end of the school day.
EWSD is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse community populations and are expected to strengthen such capacity if hired.

If you are committed to the success of all students but do not meet all qualifications listed above, you are still encouraged to apply.

For consideration, please apply electronically through www.schoolspring.com or reach out to Michael Woods at mwoods@ewsd.org.
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Speech/Language Assistant
    Special Education > Adaptive Physical Education
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Hard of Hearing
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
    Special Education > Speech/Language Assistant
    Special Education > Visually Impaired
    Student Services > Speech/Language Assistant
    Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    Special Education > Special Education Assistant
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