Salaried Part-Time Special Education Paraprofessional Teacher's Aide

Hoboken Public Schools | Hoboken, NJ

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CountyHudson
Posted Date 8/14/2019
Expiration Date10/05/2019
Description

The Hoboken Public Schools Special Services Department is accepting applications for part-time paraprofessional aides.  As classroom or one-to-one aides in special education classrooms, aides provide valuable assistance to teachers and students.  Part-time paraprofessionals who successfully complete the application and interview processes are offered a ten-month salary, union membership, NJ state pension retirement contribution matching, and extensive training.  Paraprofessionals pursuing full-time teach positions have the additional benefit of the opportunity to develop and expand his or her experience in education while enhancing skills and knowledge.  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply and will be invited to interview with the Director of Special Services pending a successful initial application review.

Responsibilities

Assist in the classroom under the guidance of a certified teacher, including:

  • Implement directions, plans, and schedules as directed by the classroom teacher
  • Apply strategies, accomodations, and modifications for students
  • Participate in classroom routine
  • Supervise students' practice of skills 
  • Assist with room arrangement, activity centers, and field trips
  • Develop an understanding of various therapeutic service (OT, PT, Speech)
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Assist students with mobility and in the use of adaptive equipment
  • Supervise Students in the lunchroom, hallways, and on playgrounds
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of buses
  • Maintain files and records as directed by the teacher
  • Provide necessary personal care to Student
  • Maintain punctuality and consistent attendance
  • Exhibit professional attitudes
  • Follow school procedures and policies
  • Other duties as required by teacher or administrator

Requirements & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of two years (60 credits) of study at an accredited institution of higher learning or Associates Degree (or higher)
  • Pass a formal assessment of skills prior to employment (as outlined by NCLB) or possess a Certificate with Advanced Standing or Certificate of Eligibility (preferred)
  • Criminal history background check
  • Physical clearance
  • Proof of US citizenship or resident alien status

Compensation

Per HSEA contract and commensurate with experience and qualification

 

County
Hudson

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