Center Elementary School
Chelmsford Public Schools
Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4115139 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 4, 2023 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Chelmsford Public Schools - Announcement of Vacancy for the 2022- 2023 School Year

The Chelmsford Public Schools is now accepting applications for the following anticipated vacancy. The District reserves the right to change this vacancy or not fill this vacancy based on further staffing changes, enrollment, or budget.

Position: Elementary Paraprofessional

Location: Center Elementary School

Paraprofessional supporting students receiving individualized special education instruction.


Associates Degree, some college or passing of the paraprofessional test
Knowledge and understanding of various disabilities
Knowledge of school classroom procedure, including preparation and maintenance of records.
Knowledge of special education procedures.
Demonstrated aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities at the Elementary School level.
Experience working with age appropriate students in a school setting.
Support students academically, emotionally, behaviorally, socially in the school setting
Assist students with toileting as needed
Ability to follow directions and implement accommodations and modifications as directed by teachers and related service providers
Ability to collect data consistently
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as may be found appropriate and acceptable by the principal, special education
coordinator, and Director of Student Services.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Center Elementary School!

Welcome to the Center School. As a community we are very proud of our school. So many people are responsible for making it the warm and nurturing learning environment that it is. We have a talented, caring and dedicated teaching staff that is always working in the best interest of the students. Great support staff of instructional assistants, playground and lunch supervisors, cafeteria personnel, secretary, office clerks, nurse and custodians who give teachers and students support, while contributing to the smooth operation and cleanliness of our building. And last but not least, the children who work so hard, are polite and courteous in the Center School tradition.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Chelmsford 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
A team player to work as a paraprofessional providing academic support for students. Candidate will work with elementary school children, both in general education classrooms and the special education classroom to support students academically, socially, emotionally, and/or physically. Able to assist with all aspects of students self-care. Successful candidate will have a positive attitude and must work well as a member of a team. Ability to build relationships with students and colleagues, and provide ongoing support and direction to students.
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. What do you believe are the most important aspects of your role as paraprofessional and why.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Dianna Fulreader, Principal
    84 Billerica Road
    Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
    Phone: 978-251-5155
    Fax: 978-251-5160