Paraprofessional

Posted: Continuous 2012-06-26
Closes: 07/12/2012
Brennen School-Delaware Autism Program
 

EMPLOYMENT:     10 months/year - Benefited - Full-Time position


SALARY:    Based on paraprofessional salary schedule
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to meet requirements for Highly Qualified certification by having the following:
    • At least 60 credits of college education or an associate’s degree (transcripts must accompany the application)
            OR
    • A passing grade of 459 or greater on the Para pro exam (confirmation of a passing score must accompany the application)
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (required)
  • Specific qualifications appropriate to the particular responsibilities of each position
  • Experience and/or training in working with students with autism and/or severe disabilities (preferred)
  • Ability to satisfactorily pass Safety Strategies and Restraint Training
 APPLICATION PRODECURES:     Submit a complete online paraprofessional application no later than July 12, 2012 POSITIONS DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:    The person in the position of Paraprofessional at Brennen School - Delaware Autism Program has responsibility for assisting in the establishment and maintenance of an environment conducive to learning.  Following are some of the major tasks that the paraprofessional may be expected to perform:
  • Complete a wide variety of instructional assistance activities to reinforce the physical, social, emotional and intellectual skills of the students
  • Assist in emergency situations in classroom and with school nurse
  • Participate in in-service activities, workshops, and staff and para meetings
  • Provide ASL instructional support to students and guidance on ASL signs to staff
  • Assist in a variety of activities for special needs students as assigned, including dressing, toileting, and behavior support
  • Substitute for teachers or other paraprofessionals, as requested
  • Perform other related duties as assigned      

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Employment is Conditional Upon Receipt of an Acceptable Criminal Background Report, a Negative Pre-Employment Drug Screening and a Child Abuse Registry Check Showing You Are Not on the Registry at any Level
 
The Christina School District is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Board of Education of the Christina School District (“District”) that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or Vietnam Era veteran’s status be subjected to any discrimination prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, as amended; the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; and other applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders. This policy applies to the District’s programs and activities. Inquiries regarding compliance with this policy may be directed to Dr. Judi Coffield, Director of K-12 Services, Christina School District, 600 North Lombard Street, Wilmington, DE 19801; Telephone: (302) 552-2600
 

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