Educational Paraprofessional Position - Regional School District #16
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Special Education Paraprofessional
Job Location: District Wide
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Regional School District #16
Prospect, CT 06712
Telephone: 203-758-6671
Job Description:
Region 16 is looking for a part time and full time Special Education Paraprofessional

Candidates Must Have:
Two years of college (Associate's Degree),  or 60 college credits,  or have passed the Para Praxis Test
Preferred Experience:
•     Assists the teacher and/or independently instructs students within small assigned groups or individually, making appropriate adaptations and modifications in academic, social, vocational, and survival skills.
•     Works with students to  maintain appropriate behavior in  classroom settings using behavioral modification techniques.
•     Assists with student  discipline using positive "time out" approach, when appropriate.
•     Performs various clerical duties associated with classroom and mainstream, including support of PT, OT, and PE specials.
•     Assists the teacher with informal student assessment, prepares IEP report cards, activity record, charting and Discrete Trial Program in  a special setting.
•     May  monitor class for  a short period of time in  the absence of the teacher.
•     Performs other related duties as assigned.
Application Procedure:  Apply online at
Please upload to application the following:
A cover letter outlining suitability for the position
A current resume
Three letters of reference
Copy of college transcripts and proof of successfully passing the Para Praxis Test (if applicable)

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