Paraprofessional - High Needs (SIP) (SY2022-2023) - Holyoke - job 1913496

Date: 05/25/2022

City: Holyoke, Massachusetts

Employment type: Full-time

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


  • 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:

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