Wakefield Memorial High School ( learn more )

Wakefield Public Schools

Wakefield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3920663
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 7, 2022
  • Starting Date: September 1, 2022

Job Description

Wakefield Public Schools is looking for several dependable, responsible, and organized

paraprofessionals to work at Wakefield Memorial High School. 



  • Minimum High school diploma/GED; Associated Degree or higher preferred
  • Experience working with middle school students with social, emotional, and/or behavioral needs preferred
  • Previous successful experience with children
  • Ability to communicate successfully with staff and students



  • Work under the direction of the classroom teacher, special education teacher, or special education program teacher


    Assist in the delivery of instruction and the implementation of the IEP Goals and


  • Ensure the safety of students in all environments

  • Assist in facilitating independence, social awareness, language and appropriate behavior

  • Assist the teacher in the collection of data

  • Lead and/or support direct instruction to students individually, in small groups, and in

    inclusion settings

  • Monitor and assist students as needed in their daily routines across classroom activities

    and/or settings

  • Assist individual students as necessary to follow routines, follow directions, follow an

    individual schedule, and/or complete tasks

  • Communicate effectively and in a professional manner with general education staff when


  • Other additional duties as assigned

REPORTS TO: Building Principal


SALARY: Commensurate with Wakefield Public Schools’ Unit C salary schedule


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position and additional duties may be assigned.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 5

Equal Opportunity Employer

Wakefield 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

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Karen Fitzpatrick , Admin. Asst. to the Superintendent
  • 60 Farm Street
  • Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880

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