Calais School | Whippany, NJ

Posted Date 8/02/2022
Expiration Date8/12/2022

About The Calais School:
The Calais School provides innovative academic and behavioral strategies for students ages 5-21. The curriculum at all levels meets or exceeds the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.  Our goal is to be the best at helping children fulfill their potential. We know every child has strengths, gifts and potential. We are committed to cultivating the potential of every student and helping them to exceed their possibilities.
As a Paraprofessional, you will provide additional support in the Special Education classroom by working with individual children or small groups of children to reinforce new lessons. 
• Assist the teacher in preparing materials and activities that support lesson plans.
• Assist the teacher in administering and scoring appropriate screenings and assessments.
• Assist with daily activities such as arrival/dismissal, classroom transition times, mealtimes, and recess.
• Monitor children to ensure a safe and effective learning environment.
• Assist with field trips and special activities.
• Chaperone and monitor students on bus trips to job sites.
• Accompany students on job sites and assist with soft-skills and technical job skills.
• Provide guidance to assure students adjust to job routine, follow instructions and adhere to rules and regulations.


  • College, Asssociate's Degree or Higher
  • Substitute Teacher Certification, required (we will assist you in attaining this if you do not already have it).


  • Related job field work experience with demonstrated ability to work without constant supervision and an interest in special education.

Required Physical Skills:

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, ascend/descend stairs, use hands to finger, handle or feel; talk and hear;
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs unassisted;
  • Must be able to demonstrate the appropriate CPI holds, or be able to learn the skills.

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