Educational Paraprofessional - Derby Public Schools
Position: Educational Paraprofessional
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: ParaEducator LC/1:1
Job Location: Derby Middle School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Derby Public Schools
Derby, CT 06418
Telephone: 203-446-3921
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Job Description:
Description: A staff member, other than a teacher, engaged in the educational support of a student with special needs and/or those identified as at risk for failure, as directed by the Principal and/or the instructional staff throughout the building in order to promote and advance student learning and competencies.

Duties and Responsibilities
Assisting students in achieving academic success
Working with students who may be aggressive or disruptive in class
Behavior support which includes physical management (training provided upon hire)
Personal care
Social integration
Consultation and collaboration with Special Education and Regular Education Teachers as well as related service staff
Collecting data about students’ behaviors through direct observation
Teaching students the specific behavior skills called for in treatment plans
Nurturing students’ social skills

Qualifications: Associates degree or two years post secondary coursework or passing score on the Para Pro Assessment; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers; Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality; Current DCF Mandated Reporter training certificate; current PMT/CPI training certificate preferred

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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