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E.L. Haynes Public Charter SchoolJob AnnouncementParaprofessionalAbout
E.L. Haynes Public Charter School was founded in 2004 and has an award-winning program based on effective practices for advancing student achievement. E.L. Haynes is recognized locally and nationally as a model and for our exceptional student achievement gains and is among the top-performing charter schools in Washington, DC. E.L. Haynes currently serves 800 students in grades PreK-9 and will grow to serve students through grade 12.
Every E.L. Haynes student of every race, socioeconomic status, and home language will reach high levels of academic achievement and be prepared to succeed at the college of his or her choice. Every E.L. Haynes student will be adept at mathematical reasoning, will use scientific methods effectively to frame and solve problems, and will develop the lifelong skills needed to be successful individuals, active community members, and responsible citizens. Teacher Responsibilities
Paraprofessionals are usually assigned to
a work with a specific student with a disability. They accompany the student to all classes
during the school day, implement the student’s behavior plan, provide
individualized attention and instruction during academic periods, and support
them during lunch, recess, and other portions of the day. Occasionally, a paraprofessional may divide
their time between several students, if the IEPs require them to do so. Paraprofessionals carry out their responsibilities under the direct supervision of a Special
Education Teacher. Paraprofessionals report to the Director of Behavior Intervention.
The responsibilities of a Paraprofessional include:
the delivery of effective differentiated instruction, under the guidance of classroom
and special education teachers, by:
positive student behavior and classroom and school culture by:
- Being engaged
with, or closely supervising the assigned student at all times.
appropriate spoken and written language skills at every opportunity.
assigned student in play skills, social problem solving, and appropriate
- Working with
the student on academic tasks specified in the daily lesson plan.
observations and data on student learning and behavior.
materials and documentation needed to support the assigned child.
and encouraging the student and classmates to succeed in the E.L. Haynes
sensory strategies for self-regulation if specified by the Occupational
supports and consequences specified in the student’s Behavior Intervention
to student behavior using Responsive Classroom techniques, when a different
response is not specified in the behavior plan.
children’s safety and physical well-being during the school day by.
modified materials to meet a student’s individual needs.
daily schedule and other visuals for the assigned child.
and complete documentation of student work and behavior.
classroom lesson plans, anticipating challenges, and participating in
generating possible solutions.
an active member of the E. L. Haynes Professional Learning Community by:
that an adult is with the assigned child during all hours specified on the IEP,
by being on time to pick up the assigned child from related services, and by
moving with the assigned child to all locations, where the child isn’t working
1:1 with another adult.
assigned child to lunch, recess, and specials instruction to ensure safe ratios
and continue to provide services.
for help, when a child’s behavior threatens their own or other’s safety.
only Crisis Prevention Institute approved methods of managing escalating
during the Extended Day Program on Friday afternoons until 4:00 p.m., without
- Creating, reflecting on, and
monitoring progress towards one’s own professional learning plan.
- Participating in regular team
meetings with classroom teacher to discuss and maintain a productive working
- Embracing E. L. Haynes’s rigorous educational
program, Reading and Writing Workshop, hands-on math and science
instruction, and Responsive Classroom.
- Observing other classrooms to gain
ideas and learn from other experienced educators.
- Maintaining appropriate skills and
certification for their assigned student(s), for example sign language,
Crisis Prevention Institute, or health and safety related trainings.
teachers during week-long Intersessions for an additional stipend, if desired.
on other responsibilities as assigned.
Candidate at a minimum must have a high school diploma. Candidates who have passed the ParaPro or have an AA or BA and/or have experience working with students with disabilities are preferred.
Salary & Benefits
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience and qualifications.
Please visit the WORK page on the E.L. Haynes website; http://www.elhaynes.org/work.php to submit an application. You may upload your resume and other relevant documents.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
E.L. Haynes does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, source of income, status as a victim of interfamily offense, or place of residence or business in its programs and activities. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Richard Pohlman, Chief of Operations and Policy
4501 Kansas Avenue, Room 327
Washington, DC 2011
La Escuela E.L. Haynes no discrimina basándose en la raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, edad, estado civil, apariencia personal, orientación sexual, identidad del género o expresión, condición familiar, responsabilidades familiares, matrícula, afiliación política, información genética, fuente de ingresos, estado como victima de una ofensa interfamiliar o sitio de residencia o trabajo en sus programas y actividades. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para cualquier consulta relativa a las pólizas de no-discriminación:
Richard Pohlman, Jefe de Operaciones y Pólizas
4501 Kansas Avenue, Room 327
Washington, DC 2011