FT Paraprofessional - Special Education

The Shore Center for Students with Autism/Bayshore Jointure Commission | Tinton Falls, NJ


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Posted Date 3/07/2024
Expiration Date5/01/2024

The Shore Center, a public school for children with autism, is seeking qualified candidates to fill the full time position(s) as a special education paraprofessional.

2023 - 2024 school year;  8:15am to 3:15pm

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with students with autism spectrum disorders a plus, but not necessary
  • Experience as a paraprofessional or instructional aide/assistance a plus, but not necessary
  • Dedicated to helping students with special needs succeed
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills in communication, patience and kindness
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and take direction
  • Professional development provided
  • Competitive Salary
  • Single health benefits

REPORTS TO:               Principal/Vice Principal or other appropriately certified staff member as designated by the Superintendent.


  1. Assists the student(s) to whom assigned in such physical tasks as putting on and taking off outerwear, moving from room to room, using the lavatory, toileting , ect.  when necessary.
  2. Accommodates the special needs of a student(s) with physical, emotional, behavioral and mental disabilities providing supplemental services as necessary.

  3. Meets student(s) at the bus at the start of the day and insure student(s) is safely placed on the bus at the end of the day, when necessary.

  4. Assists in the implementation of unique intervention strategies to manage aggressive student behavior.

  5. Assist the special education teacher in providing a student(s) with equal access to district adopted core curriculum in various settings.

  6. Participates in daily activities, training sessions and special activities to assist in the implementation of IEP goals.

  7. Assists in implementing instruction necessary for assigned student(s) to meet IEP goals.

  8. Maintains and monitors effective group and individual student behavior to provide an optimum learning environment, implementing established disciple practice and policy.

  9. Assists in the evaluation of student performance by administering informal assessments.

  10. Collects data through assessments or observation on student academic and behavioral progress.

  11. Assists with preparation of, and works with specialized instructional materials.

  12. Observes and reports unsafe working conditions.

  13. Duplicates and assembles instructional materials using office equipment, computer and audio visual equipment.

  14. Assist student(s) appropriately when the student is physically challenged.

  15. Provide supervision to special education students during non-instructional periods.


  1. Maintain required documents, records and files.

  2. Maintains inventory of special education books, supplies and equipment in the classroom.

  3. Assist in the maintenance of student files and retrieval of pertinent information.

  4. Performs all other duties from time to time that may be assigned by the Principal/Teacher, Superintendent or his/her designee.        

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:    Full-time   10 months, as needed


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