Preschool Paraprofessional – 10-month school year position

The Paraprofessional will provide support that will assist the teacher in the classroom with the implementation of a child's educational program. The Paraprofessional will assist in developing and/or adapting materials under the direction of the teacher for the purpose of providing support and/or reinforce classroom objectives. Will also assist teachers and therapists for the purpose of implementing lesson plans, students daily living, social, communication, cognitive, sensory, motor, and behavioral skills. Paraprofessionals will monitor, observe and support individual students/persons, classroom and/or playground activities for the purpose of a learning environment. Attend and participate in Team Planning, Paraprofessional meetings and other designated meetings. Ability to work effectively in a team environment with staff members and managers.

Minimal requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Clearance from the NYS Child Abuse Registry, Justice Center, DOH, SED and OCFS background checks. Experience working with children is preferred but not required.