Paraprofessional, Upper School

Archway Programs | Atco, NJ


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Posted Date 4/01/2024
Expiration Date5/18/2024


Full Time

The Archway Upper School provides a wide variety of individualized programs for special-needs students ages 8 to 21. Children with communication disabilities, multiple handicaps, behavioral concerns and economic disadvantages -- receive not just an education, but services they need to succeed in life.

Archway Programs is seeking a Full Time Paraprofessional for our Upper School. This position generally functions under the supervision of the Principal and the classroom teacher. This position provides appropriate and consistent services to the students, helping to implement suggested educational activities. Paraprofessionals / Teacher Assistants support tutoring and the fostering of a climate where emotional/social/cognitive development is mandatory.


Responsibilities include:

• To be patient and respectful towards students and staff.

• Has input with parent conferences

• Supervises lunchroom/recess activities

• Assists in physical education/swimming program

• Must be prepared to physically enter the swimming pool with assigned child

• Performs clerical/classroom duties for teacher

• Maintains accurate attendance/point system/lunch count records

• Cleans/decorates classroom

• Assists teacher in monitoring students’ work/study/behavioral performance.

• Transports student on/off bus

• Attends yearly Primary Restraint Technique (PRT) training.

• Supervises student in restrooms

• Attends orientation/behavioral management/classroom management/professional improvement in-services.

• Participates in PIP for improved job performance

• Works closely with classroom teachers

• Participates in faculty meetings

• Responsible for any miscellaneous duties as assigned.


• Must have a high school diploma or GED

• Associates degree, Sub Certificate or 60 college credits preferred

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Archway Programs is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, & women.

Type of Job (PreK-12 or Higher Ed.)

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