Paraprofessional

Lawrence, MA
Non-Exempt (Hourly)
01-10-2020
LFDCS
Depends on Experience  Hourly
Long-Term Substitute
7:45-3:45 Est

Responsibilities

  • Assist teachers with teaching grade level curriculum to a wide range of learners.
  • Assist students to be successful learners.
  • Be an active member of the class helping to meet the educational needs of students as directed by the teacher.
  • Prepare materials, work with individuals or small groups, and other related duties as directed by the teacher.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times with children, parents, and staff
  • Handle all confidential information appropriately.
  • Accompany students to and from buildings as necessary.
  • Supervision before school, and/or during lunch and recess as assigned.
  • May be asked to substitute in classrooms or assist at the front desk or in other areas as needed.
  • Attend after school meetings if required.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by Head of School or Principal.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or Passing Score on the ParaPro test
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred
  • Bilingual communication skills in English/Spanish preferred
  • Experience working in a classroom setting or with children in related setting
  • Flexibility to perform various job functions upon request.
  • Commitment to the specific mission and goals of LFDCS
  • Experience working with urban students of Hispanic backgrounds preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a positive team member

School-Year Position

Reports to:  Head of School          

Salary Range: Hourly – based on education and experience