Educational Paraprofessional - Norwich Public Schools
Position: Educational Paraprofessional
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Substitute Paraeducator
Job Location: District-as needed
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Norwich Public Schools
Norwich, CT 06360
Telephone: 860-823-6284 EXT 2019
Job Description:
Please apply via our website to be considered for this position:
  • Associate’s Degree, two years of college (60 credits) or Pass on Parapro Exam prior to employment.
  • Ability to physically assist children getting on and off of playground equipment, classroom furniture, etc.
  • Ability to routinely kneel, bend, crouch and/or sit on the floor for extended periods of time.
Reports To: School Principal.
General Description: To assist the classroom teacher in the education of students including management of student behavior; recordkeeping; instructional assistance; classroom safety; organization; and interaction and communication with students.
  • Work with individual and small groups of students to reinforce material introduced by the teacher, and foster skills while encouraging independence
  • Accompany students when trips out of the classroom are necessary
  • Establish supportive relationships with students while maintaining the role as an authority figure
  • Alert the teacher and/or administrator to any problem, special information or situations
  • Assist with large and small group activities
  • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and student confidentiality
  • Aid the teacher in conducting lessons that require preparation of visual aids, operations of audio-visual equipment, and other equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes
  • Assist the teacher in implementing behavior/social skills programs
  • Remain student focused, maintaining a caring, safe, developmentally appropriate environment
  • Assist the teacher by supporting the development and construction of new materials as needed
  • Be punctual and consistent in meeting daily work schedules
  • Assist the teacher in conducting routine clerical duties
  • Demonstrate knowledge of all transportation procedures, including early and late dismissals
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned
Terms of Employment: This is a per diem position. $17.78 per hour. 6.5 hours per day.
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary
Salary: $17.78 per hour
  • 8 hour shift
  • On call

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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