Educational Paraprofessional - Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Position: Educational Paraprofessional
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Paraeducator - Willington Public Schools
Job Location: Willington Public Schools
Deadline: Jan 18, 2019**
District: Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT 06106
Telephone: 860-524-4036
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Job Description:
Job ID # 6904

Paraeducator
The CREC Resource Group is seeking a full-time paraeducator to provide services to a grade 7 student with behavior regulation difficulties in Willington Public Schools. Under the supervision of the certified teacher, provide assistance in classroom management, individual and group student instruction, behavioral management and various administrative and clerical tasks.
 
Essential Job Functions
Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs.
Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments.
Assists in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs.
Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance.
Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.
Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement of IEP objectives, etc.
Contributes to the IEP process and serves as resource for the evaluation team as needed.
Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities.
Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs.
Additional Duties:
Assist students with common daily tasks such as eating, dressing, toileting, to include if necessary, diapering.
Take actions, or assist in taking action, to restrain students who are risk of harming themselves or others by following school/program approved procedures.
Perform any other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.
Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).
Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs
Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
Effective writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to lift greater than 25 pounds.
Ability to get from kneeling to standing and standing to kneeling with ease and without outside support.
Ability to kneel on one knee, both knees.
Ability to work in standard office, school building environments, and on buses or vans.
Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
 
Qualifications Profile:  
·         HS Diploma or equivalent
·         Minimum of two years of experience working with a wide variety of student behavioral and social problems and emotional disturbances, or equivalent combination of education and experience
·         Experience working with students with aggressive behaviors a must. 
·         This position is for the 2018-2019 academic school year, working 32.50 hours per week.

Please apply online at http://www.crec.org/careers/external.php M/F, EOE

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

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