Paraprofessional (Full-Time) - Union County ESC

Union County Educational Services Commission | Westfield, NJ


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Posted Date 8/09/2022
Expiration Date12/29/2022
Full-Time, 10-Month Public School Position
Westfield, New Jersey 
Union County Educational Services Commission is a public agency in Westfield, NJ that was established to provide cost-effective educational programs and services for the twenty-one public school districts located in Union County.  The Commission is currently seeking full-time Paraprofessionals at Westlake and Crossroads Schools, public preschool, elementary, middle and high school programs serving students who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cognitive Impairments, and/or Multiple Disabilities. 

  • Full-Time, 10-Month Position
  • Hours: 8:20 – 2:40 p.m.
  • Competitive Public School Salary
  • Comprehensive Individual Medical & Dental Benefits
  • NJ Pension System Eligibility (PERS)
  • Paid sick, personal, and family illness days
  • Opportunities for summer employment
Sample Responsibilities:
  • Assist teachers in the implementation of instruction across all domains including but not limited to academics, vocational readiness, recreational programs, and therapeutic sessions.
  • Assist students with Activities of Daily Living including feeding, toileting, diaper changing, personal care, and dressing.
  • Assist teachers in the implemention of behavior modification strategies and interventions which may involve the provision of physical prompting and redirection to students.
  • Assist students during community-based instruction trips off school grounds.
  • High School diploma required. Earned 60+ college credits from an accredited college or university preferred. 
  • Experience working with students with disabilities, preferably in an educational setting
  • NJ Department of Education Substitute Teacher certification preferred
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