Woodville Elementary School ( learn more )

Wakefield Public Schools

Wakefield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4002941
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : August 9, 2022
  • Starting Date: September 1, 2022

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Paraprofessional–Compass Program (1:1)

LOCATION:  Woodville Elementary 


  • Minimum High school diploma/GED; Associated Degree or higher preferred 
  • Experience working with elementary school students with special education needs preferred 
  • Excellent oral, written, and communication skills 


Wakefield Public Schools is looking for a paraprofessional to work 1:1 with a student at Woodville Elementary School in the Compass program, which is for a small number of students who require a substantially separate model for core academics with purposeful inclusion opportunities. 



  • Work under the direction of the special education teacher and classroom teacher
  • Assist in the delivery of instruction and the implementation of the IEP Goals and objectives
  • 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 assigned
  • Other 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: 1
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • 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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