Mystic Valley Regional Charter School K-6th Grade Paraprofessional 2023-2024 in Malden, Massachusetts
K-6th Grade Paraprofessional
Entry level starting pay of $35,000 and negotiable with classroom experience
Four-and-a-half day work week with excellent benefits package
Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, MA was founded in 1998. The School serves over 1,600 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Great teachers, carefully selected curricula presented with fidelity, high expectations, and traditional pedagogy are the keys to student success at Mystic Valley.
Mystic Valley annually finds itself among the top public schools not only within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts but in New England and throughout the nation. Our students have attained the highest levels of success at the post-secondary level, a testament to the preparation they received from their time at Mystic Valley.
Mystic Valley students in Grades K-12 report to school in dress code and are in attendance for 200 days of instruction. The normal school day is 60 minutes longer than most traditional public schools. Together, these factors have enabled MVRCS to deliver on its promise of providing its students with the opportunity to obtain a world-class education.
The Paraprofessional is responsible for actively engaging students through classroom and behavior management strategies to preserve integrity of the learning environment. The Paraprofessional completes instructional tasks under the general supervision of a teacher and non-instructional tasks under the general supervision of their assigned Assistant Director.
Support daily classroom design and collaborate with classroom teacher
Assist with classroom management through assertive discipline model and redirection
Support and adhere to School Policies and rules
Assist with Group Work while the teacher is presenting and Independent Work
Reinforce learning posture (students are on task, attending, tracking, on the right page, etc.
Teach reading, language, math, reasoning and writing, and/or spelling groups as assigned
Monitor students and provide assistance to those not proficient or at mastery
Check, record, and/or grade per teacher request
Assist students with correcting their work, reading activities, and questions
Note students who have not completed work
Administer checkouts or retests per teacher
Participate in the assigned morning, lunch/recess and afternoon bus duties
Attend “Back to School Night” and other mandatory after-school events
Perform additional duties stated by other members of the Leadership Team
Attend in Professional Development training provided by the school
A high school degree
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to perform duties with awareness of all school requirements, state and federal laws, and MVRCS policies.
Strong collaborative, teaching, coaching, and leadership skills to support student programming and work in a team setting.
Successful completion of applicable MTEL tests within one year of employment.
The position will be evaluated yearly and will be an annual appointment.
Mystic Valley is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
Covid 19 vaccines are not required
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