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SEEM COLLABORATIVE Paraprofessional/Teaching Asst/Aide in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Job Title: Paraprofessional/Instructional Aide/Teaching Assistant Number of Openings: 4 Duration: Full Time Permanent Shift: First Hours Per Week: 34 Work Hours (From - To): 8:00 ? 2:30 pm Pay Range: 16.40 30.59 per hour Is there a New Hire probation Period? None Job Description/Duties: Reports to: Classroom Teacher Qualifications: High School diploma, Associates or Bachelor degree. Experience working with children with special needs preferred. Scope of Duties: Responsible to and functions under the direction of the classroom Teacher. Assist the teacher in the delivery of instruction and the implementation of the IEP Goals and objectives. Ensure the safety of the children in all environments. Assist in facilitating independence, social awareness, language and appropriate behavior. Assist the teacher in the inclusion of students with special needs into the mainstream school. Assist the teacher in the collection of data. Participates in training in relevant areas. Carries out other assigned duties, for example; supervise student(s)at lunch or in the playground; personal care support such as toileting, self care, clerical tasks, etc. as assigned by the classroom teacher, program principal or executive director. Experience working with students with severe disabilities and/or Applied Behavior Analysis preferred. Candidates must be able to work with students with significantly challenging behavior. Must be able to lift the equivalent of 40- 50 lbs and move swiftly from floor to stand and vice versa. SEEM will provide training for de-escalation and physical intervention. Employment is contingent upon passing a SAFIS fingerprint and CORI screening. Equal Opportunity Employer SEEM Collaborative is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Required Amount of Experience: One year preferred Is U.S. Citizenship Required? Yes Is there a minimum age requirement, based on applicable laws? No Required Education: High School/GED Driver's License Required? No Are background checks required? Yes If yes, please specify: CORI and Fingerprinting Is drug testing required? No Is physical required? No Do you require / conduct an assessment test? No

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