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Boston Public Schools STIPEND OPPORTUNITY: BPS/BTU Paraprofessional Facilitator (SY23-24) in Boston, Massachusetts

POSITION OVERVIEW: This is a stipended position offered to Boston Public School paraprofessionals. The positions will reside in the Office of Human Capital in the Boston Public Schools, reporting to the Co-chairs of BTU/BPS Paraprofessional Professional Development Team. The BPS/BTU Paraprofessional Professional Development Facilitators will be responsible for both attending facilitator training and delivering professional development workshops for paraprofessionals. RESPONSIBILITIES: Design and deliver professional development course for Boston Public Schools paraprofessionals( Online or in person ) Participate in all Paraprofessional Facilitator Training sessions October 2023 - February 2024 (15 hours)( Hybrid model Online or in person ) Participate in co-designing a professional development course for BPS paraprofessionals in a content area approved by Co-chairs of BTU/BPS Paraprofessional Professional Development team Facilitator coaching sessions (whole group) - March, April 2024 (2 sessions - 2.5hrs) - 5 hrs Teach one 10-hour professional development course (four 2.5 hours sessions) for BPS paraprofessionals between February - May 2024 Planning and Prep time on their own Celebration - June 2024 - 1hr Support evaluation efforts of paraprofessional professional development workshops Complete an evaluation survey about their experience in the paraprofessional facilitator training sessions and as workshop co-facilitators. Provide feedback to Co-chairs of the BTU/BPS Paraprofessional Development team QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIRED: Required: Currently a Boston Public Schools Employee Bachelor’s Degree not necessary, all must have either 48 college credits or have passed the ParaPro exam Minimum of 5 Years of Service in Boston Public Schools, with experience relevant to classroom specific environment Must have Grades K-0 to grade 3 and/or grades 3 to grade 8 Classroom experience Must have an evaluation rating of “Meets or Exceeds Standard” in all Dimensions of the most recent evaluation Current authorization to work in the United States A deeply held and unyielding belief in the overarching mission of public education QUALIFICATIONS - PREFERRED: Recommendation by School Administrator or Teacher Familiarity with Boston and Boston Public Schools UNION/MANAGERIAL/RESIDENCY REQUIRED: BTU 2 (Paraprofessionals) members only (residency not required) COMPENSATION RANGE: Stipends - $1500 (in two or three installments throughout the year) Application Request: Resume References (2) - (classroom teacher, principal/administrator, colleague/peer, student/family member) Complete a short survey (to be developed) that defines their experience What have you done when the teacher is out and you have covered the class? Have you worked with small groups in your classroom setting? If yes, what have you done to support kids? Explain your role(s) in the classroom or in your building. The Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals’ dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work. " />

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STIPEND OPPORTUNITY: BPS/BTU Paraprofessional Facilitator (SY23-24)

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