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Atlantis Charter School Substitute Paraprofessional Grades K-6 2023/24 School Year in Fall River, Massachusetts

At Atlantis Charter School, our goal is to not only support the academic needs of our students but also support the social and emotional needs of our students. Our behavior management policies reflect our commitment to providing a positive learning environment and supporting students in any way they need to be successful. The paraprofessional performs many duties both individually with students and organizationally in the classroom. The paraprofessional may be assigned to work one on one with a child or interact with a group of students in the classroom. The paraprofessional is integral in supporting the teacher and assisting in implementing teacher developed instruction. Atlantis Charter School is committed to recruiting, employing, training, promoting and compensating a diverse team. We will honor and celebrate your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience working in an education setting preferred. Strong communication skills, both written and spoken. Ability to relate well to others REPORTS TO: Principal and receives direction from the supervising teacher ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with individual or small groups of students to reinforce the learning of material initially introduced by the teacher. Offers ideas and suggestions to improve the classroom environment where appropriate. Assists the teacher in any way that encourages interest, enjoyment, appreciation and curiosity in children. Supports and maintains the discipline established by the teacher. Assists children in developing responsibility for their own behavior. Assists children in developing confidence and competence in all areas of the curriculum. Discusses children’s needs and reactions with the teacher and alerts teacher to any specific issues related to an individual student. Assists children in the development of speaking, writing and listening skills. Assists as directed by the teacher in the effort to successfully maintain students with special needs in an inclusion setting. Respects the confidentiality of the teacher, students and parents. Maintains a working knowledge of school routines, emergency procedures and school discipline policy. Provides instructional classroom coverage during emergencies or when teacher is absent from the classroom. Monitors and directs students in the hallways, in the cafeteria during lunch and in the playground/classroom during recess to ensure safety and appropriate student behavior according to ACS standards. Performs clerical duties that may include preparing lesson materials, maintaining the supplies inventory, sending faxes, operating office equipment, and answering the telephone as needed. Covers any other assignments as requested by the Principal or supervising teacher. Additional Requirements Attends professional development and staff meetings on scheduled days; Follows school-wide classroom protocols and school rituals; Performs other duties as assigned; Cultural Standards Establishes and maintains cooperative and effective working relationships with all members of school community to carry out responsibilities; Interacts professionally with a diverse range of constituents; Maintains an attendance record that meets or exceeds an acceptable standard as defined by ACS policy. Takes responsibility and accountability for assigned tasks, projects, and duties while maintaining a professional manner. Makes efficient use of time by organizing and prioritizing work efficiently. Presents a professional appearance by adhering to ACS dress code. Is actively engaged in job/career growth by attending inservice programs, professional development, educational courses and seminars. Actively listens and responds in a respectful non-confrontational manner to the opinions of others. Fosters positive attitude in the workplace. Maintains and respects strict confidentiality of any sensitive information related to Atlantis Charter School, its faculty, staff and students. " />

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Substitute Paraprofessional Grades K-6 2023/24 School Year

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Primary Location Lower School

Salary Range $18.00 - $18.00 / Per Hour

Shift Type Substitute

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