Instructional Aide/Paraprofessional

Collier Youth Services | Wickatunk, NJ

Posted Date 8/09/2023
Expiration Date12/31/2023
Are you searching for a sense of purpose and a career that is rewarding in itself? Let Collier Youth Services be the intersection of meaning and fulfillment in your career. Join our community and transform the lives of at-risk children!
Since 1927, Collier Youth Services has been devoted to the mission of serving at-risk and PROMISING children, youth, and families. Our programs have developed over the years in response to the changing needs of the young people and families we serve. Today, Collier Youth Services is a non-profit that addresses the therapeutic and social issues of our youngsters through educational, residential, and recreational programs of the highest quality. Using a holistic approach, Collier provides at-risk youth support and care. While our services continue to evolve, one thing remains constant: our commitment to nurturing the potential of each person and honoring their individual worth.
Collier Middle & High Schools, both highly respected alternative programs for students benefitting from a more personalized and therapeutic learning environment, are seeking caring and skilled Paraprofessionals/Instructional Aides.
  • Assist teacher and provide extra support to students with disabilities
  • Provide instructional assistance individually or in a small group
  • Encourage, coach and assist students with emotional, academic and personal growth
  • Assist with any other projects and activities as needed, which includes transporting students
  • NJ Standard Teaching Certification, a plus
  • Must have experience working with classified students with diversified needs and differentiated instruction
  • Experience with positive behavioral support, a plus
  • Must have a Substitute Certification or willing to obtain a substitute certification by demonstrating proof of 60 college credits
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Sincere desire to work with children and promote personal growth
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work well under pressure
*Retired teachers are welcomed and encouraged to apply! Working for us does not interfere with pensions from public schools.
Type of Job (K-12 or Higher Ed.)

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