Chelmsford Public Schools
Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4171720 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 7, 2023 Starting Date: March 27, 2023

Job Description
Chelmsford Public Schools - Announcement of Vacancy for Paraprofessional at CHIPS.

The Chelmsford Public Schools is now accepting applications for the following anticipated vacancy for the 2022- 2023 academic year. The district reserves the right to change this vacancy or not fill this vacancy based on further staffing changes, enrollment, or budget.

Position: Preschool Paraprofessional - CHIPS

Description: Work with preschool children, to support students academically, socially, emotionally, and/or physically. Position involves working 1:1 with a student or with small groups of students.

Associate degree, two years of college or passing 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 preschool.
Experience working with age-appropriate students in a school setting.
Support students physically, academically, emotionally, behaviorally, socially in the school setting
Assist students with toileting and diapering as needed.
Ability to follow directions and implement accommodations and modifications as directed by teachers and related service
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 Chelmsford Public Schools!

Located in Chelmsford Massachusetts, the Chelmsford Public Schools serves 5100 students and faculty at one pre-school, four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Our mission is to cultivate inspired, creative, and well-rounded lifelong learners who possess the integrity and self-direction necessary to be contributing community members.

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
  • 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 are some experiences you have had with children that would make you a good candidate for this position ?
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Megan McGuirk, Preschool Coordinator
    170 Dalton Road
    Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
    Phone: 978-251-5188