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Holyoke Public Schools Paraprofessional - 1:1 High Needs (SY202 in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Paraprofessional - 1:1 High Needs (SY2020-2021) Job description: -Works 1:1 implementing ABA strategies and daily data collection -Works with an individual student to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced by the teacher/therapist, and specialists -Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes. -Help students master equipment and/or instructional materials assigned by the teacher/therapist and specialists. -Assists in the implementation of behavioral modification programs as directed and supervised by the teacher. Keep behavioral logs and data (daily and weekly). -Assists with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, play periods, and field trips. -Assists students with mobility and personal care. -Assists with lunch, snack and cleanup routines. -Dress for physical education activities so you can assist students. (Holyoke High School only) -Meets the buses and assist students in breakfast and lunch routines -Assists with wash-ups and toilet routines, diapering and tooth brushing. -Ability to collaborate with to ensure support for students in the classroom. -Other duties as assigned by Superintendent and/or Principal Qualifications: -Associate?s Degree or higher; OR Completing at least two years, or 48 credit hours of study at an institution of higher education; OR taking and passing a formal assessment measuring one?s knowledge of and ability to assist classroom teachers in reading, writing, and mathematics. (Parapro Assessment and workKeys) -Training or experience working with Special Needs Students preferred -Experience working in an urban setting, preferred -Experience working with diverse student populations, preferred -Ability to read, interpret, and apply student performance data to instructional planning and execution -Strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent teamwork skills -Bilingual applicants (Spanish) strongly encouraged to apply How to apply? Send resume to Kelly A. Curran Human Resource Manager For more information go to the website