Job Opening: Paraprofessional to Support Students with Special Needs (49-7
- The Position
The Rocketship Special Education Paraprofessional position is a full time position that reports to the Rocketship Elementary School Principal. The Paraprofessional will be responsible for providing individual and small group instruction for students with both special and typical learning needs in the general education environment including, but not limited to: the classroom, recess, the lunch area and learning lab. The Paraprofessional will be responsible for implementation and recording of data for individualized instructional programs and positive behavior support plans. The Paraprofessional will work under the supervision of a certificated Resource Specialist or Education Specialist who will provide weekly oversight, training and direction.
This position will be a school-based role in the designated region. Each Rocketship school is supported by a Regional Support Office, which is a division of the National Team.
A team player who is detail-oriented, resourceful and able to manage his/her responsibility with confidence and discretion
Comfort in a start-up environment with flexibility
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
Willingness to implement positive behavior support plans
Passion for working with young children
Bi-lingual, Spanish (desired)
AA Degree and HS Diploma or GED Required
Experience working with young children in a school setting
Experience working with students with disabilities (desired)
Background check, TB test and fingerprinting required
Compensation: commensurate with experience