One to One/Paraprofessional
Posted on: May 28, 2023
For over 50 years, Kohler Academy, A Bancroft School has excelled at providing a high quality education and excellent therapeutic services to exceptional students with very special needs in a safe and nurturing environment. - The Kohler Academy team, our students and their families make up our community of learners whose priority and focus is helping each student reach their full potential as they ultimately transition to life beyond high school. - -We are looking for Instructional Paraprofessionals to join our dynamic team, to work alongside the special education teacher in the management and organization of a classroom. They will provide positive guidance for students, attending to their physical needs as well as academics and emotional wellbeing. They will also provide much-needed support during instruction time. We are looking for dynamic individuals who enjoy interacting with students with disabilities and supporting therapists and educators. -
Paraprofessional responsibilities include providing support in an educational environment. Paraprofessionals will work with children individually or in small groups by providing basic instruction on reading, writing, math, and other education related activities as assigned by teachers' directions. You should show flexibility, patience, and a genuine caring attitude towards students. -Our Special Education Paraprofessionals assist in the planning and implementation of classroom instruction within an assigned area of functional, developmental, vocational, and/or transitional curriculum in elementary or secondary education in accordance with the Individual Education Plan (IEP). -Our Special Education Paraprofessionals Work directly with the assigned student on a one-to-one basis in accordance with levels of supervision, the IEP, and the established behavior plan. -In support of Teacher, our Special Education Paraprofessionals complete various paperwork; e.g., incident reports, student progress reports, behavioral rewards, etc., utilizing a system of documentation that is professional, efficient, accountable, and conforms to federal, state and School policies and procedures. -Our Special Education Paraprofessionals provide crisis intervention, as needed, through de-escalation techniques, staff support, and assistance. Follow state-approved emergency procedures and utilizes Bancroft-approved crisis intervention techniques at all times.
Education & Experience:60 college credits -and six months related work experience; or a Bachelor's degree in a related field or currently enrolled in a related college program are required. Prior experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred. - -What You'll Love About Bancroft: -
Bancroft stands strong against racism and hate of all kinds and supports actions leading to respect, equality, fairness and peace. -We advocate for and embrace an inclusive and just world. -One world. For everyone. -We work with heart, respect and collaboration. We are communicators, listeners, problem solvers, partners and collaborators. -Bring your authentic self to our team. - -Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports diversity, equity and inclusion in its -hiring and employment practices, -so that every team member can feel a true sense of belonging, and maximize their unique potential. - To this end, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, -religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. - -#dsp
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