Raymond C. LaPerche Elementary
Smithfield Public Schools
Smithfield, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 4076111 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 2, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Anticipated FTE Special Education Paraprofessional for LaPerche Elementary School.

SATACE union position

• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
•Toileting assistance may be required.
•Must be trained or willing to be trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention.
•Ability to collect student data.
•Ability to implement behavior intervention plans.
•Could at times include responsibilities of a job coach accompanying students into the community to work on vocational skills.

Appropriate RI Certification

Appropriate with contract

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Raymond C. LaPerche Elementary!

Raymond C. LaPerche is a kindergarten through grade five elementary school in Smithfield, Rhode Island. In addition to the general education program, LaPerche also includes an intensive special education and intensive resource elementary level programs for the district. LaPerche faculty and staff strive to create an environment where every member of the school community is fully accepted and included as he or she reaches full potential both academically and socially. Our faculty work with our families to build strong relationships that support and enrich the lives of our students. Our school motto of Respectful, Caring, Leaders...Succeed aligns with the school focus of leadership. Student leadership is paramount at LaPerche and is on display in every area of the school. From the 5th grade safety patrol to the 4th grade recycling teams to the student-run unified field, LaPerche students support, inspire, and challenge each other and themselves as they work towards our district promise: Our Promise: Every student will be prepared for continued learning, career, and life. LaPerche faculty and staff believe in the importance of a growth mindset and continue to create and implement dynamic lessons based on current research and best practices. We work daily to instill that mindset in our students.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Smithfield 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
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    1. I certify that the facts set forth in this Application for Employment are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if I am employed, false statements, omissions or misrepresentations may result in my dismissal. I authorize the Smithfield Public School District to make an investigation of any of the facts set forth in this application and release the District from any liability. The employer may contact any listed references on this application.

    Contact Information
    Julie Dorsey, Principal
    11 Limerock Road
    Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917
    Phone: 401-231-6652
    Email: jdorsey@smithfield-ps.org