Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

INSTRUCTIONAL LEARNING ASSISTANT (#65)


Stall Brook Elementary School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3313537 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: July 2, 2020 Starting Date: August 29, 2020

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY # 65

Date: July 2, 2020
Title: Instructional Learning Assistant (Inclusion)
Supervisor: Principal or designee
Salary: As per AFSCME ILA Salary Schedule

Employment: Compensation and work year in accordance with the contract between the Association and the
District School Committee

Evaluation: In accordance with the contract between the Association and the District School Committee

Job goal
To support students with diverse learning and behavioral needs, teachers, and special education programs

QUALIFICATIONS:
•High school diploma
•Paraprofessional certification required or meets highly qualified standard

  • •Experience working with students preferred
    •Ability to climb up and down stairs and travel hallways throughout the course of the work day
    •Ability to follow oral and written directions
    •Ability to work cooperatively and congenially with others
    •Ability to work and manage time in a fast-paced work environment
    •Effective oral and written communication skills
    •Effective organizational skills
    •Proficient in the use of technology
    •Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
    •Such alternatives to these qualifications as the School Committee may find appropriate and acceptable

    Responsibilities
    •Takes direction from supervising teacher(s) and/or Individual Education Program (IEP) contact person.
    •Respects children’s confidentiality in all interactions with staff, parents and school community.
    •Uses specialized strategies and techniques as directed by supervising teacher(s).
    •Develops an understanding of the student’s accommodations, modifications, goals, and objectives as stated on the IEP.
    • Must successfully complete SafteyCare Training
    • Must successfully complete CPR/First Aid Training
    • Responsible for supporting Activities of Daily Living (ADL) skills (i.e. walking, feeding, toileting, and/or transferring), as needed.

    Position Type: Full-time
    Positions Available: 1


  • Welcome to Stall Brook Elementary School!

    Welcome to Stall Brook Elementary School The Stall Brook School is a neighborhood, inclusive school, built in 1973. The school has 15 classrooms with an enrollment of 245 students in grades kindergarten through third grade. The school houses the system's Early Childhood Center as well as the system's ABA program. The mission of the Stall Brook School is for teachers, parents, and staff to work together to create an outstanding educational environment that will build character, support learning, and prepare all students to become contributing citizens to our ever-changing society. Our staff works hard to make Stall Brook School a great place to be. Our dedicated teachers work to ensure that each child meets his or her full potential. Our goal is to create a positive school environment where all children can learn and celebrate their accomplishments. Our Stall Brook P.R.I.D.E. Core Values of Positive Actions, Respect, Independence, Determination, and Excellence serve to guide us to try our best, treat others and our school with kindness, and never give up. More information about our programs, our policies, and our teachers is posted throughout this website. Please browse around and feel free to contact us should you have any questions. Thank you for your interest in Stall Brook School.

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Bellingham 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

    Job Requirements
    APPLICATION PROCEDURES: 1. Applicants should apply, via SchoolSpring, attention Mr. Marano, Superintendent of Schools. 2. Applicants must be willing to sign a Criminal Offender Record Information release upon application, and have no recorded serious violations that would prevent hiring for this position. Your appointment is pending suitable fingerprint results in accordance with Fingerprinting Requirements for Public School Employees: Implementation of MGL Chapter 77 of the Acts of 2013. 3. This position is open until filled. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply prior to Monday, July 13, 2020. 4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified. Peter D. Marano Superintendent of Schools EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to the public schools of Bellingham, for admittance to State and Federally funded grant programs, or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and course of study presented in these schools, on account of race, color, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or homelessness. This non-discrimination applies to all persons, whether or not the individual is a member of a conventionally defined “minority group".
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Joan Burchill, Secretary
    342 Hartford Avenue
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-966-0451
    Fax: 508-966-4679
    Email: jburchill@bpsdk12.org