Educational Paraprofessional - Bethany Public Schools
Position: Educational Paraprofessional
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Part-time Paraprofessional
Job Location: Bethany Community School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Bethany Public Schools
Bethany, CT 06524
Telephone: 203-393-1170
Job Description:
No drop-ins, phone calls or emails, please.
Job Goal:
A paraprofessional assists teachers and/or other professional educators in the delivery of instructional and related services to students. The paraprofessional works under the direction of a certified teacher or other certified professionals.
Reports to:  Director of Special Services, Curriculum, and Instruction. 
Salary:       Per current CSEA, SEIU Local 2001 contract.
Hours:      28.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 2:45 pm.
Benefits:   Per current CSEA, SEIU Local 2001 contract.
Terms of Employment: Ten month school year position.
  • Associate’s Degree or two years of college credit OR a High School diploma or equivalent and a score of 457 or more on the ParaPro Assessment.
  • Experience with elementary PK-6 students, preferred.
  • Aptitude, emotional maturity, and stability necessary for working with various types of children and professional staff.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of computers, copiers, audio-visual equipment, and related technology in support of the professional staff and student learning.
  • Must possess good judgment in supervising, managing and communicating with students and assessing student’s work on a regular basis.
  • Must be certified in Physical Management Training (PMT) or be willing to be trained and certified.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job and are not meant to be all-inclusive.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.
  • Frequent walking, standing, moving, bending, stooping, crouching and lifting (up to 50 pounds) in order to work with, supervise or transfer students for both learning and non-learning tasks.
  • Must be mobile and on occasion move quickly in school and non-school settings.
  • Stamina to remain seated, maintain concentration and focus on students and their tasks.
  • May be responsible for toileting duties.
  • Must be able to clearly hear students, professional staff, and intercom announcements and able to read printed materials, video screens and other monitoring devices.
  • Required to meet multiple demands from a variety of people and to effectively and appropriately interact with the public, students, and staff.
All applicants must apply through our website,

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