ESS
Published
May 24, 2021
Location
Cherry Hill, NJ
Job Type
Salary/Wage
Varies
How soon could job seekers start?
Immediately
Contact Name
Jessica Reeder

Description

Paraprofessional

Under the direction of a certified classroom teacher and/or school administrator, ESS paraprofessionals supplement student education and assist classroom teachers with instructional, behavior management, and/or administrative duties. They support the physical, behavioral, and academic needs of a specific student or group of students with special needs throughout the school day.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide instructional reinforcement under the direction of the classroom teacher for individual students and/or small groups of students
  • Assist classroom teacher with classroom management and general supervision of the class, following teachers' established routines and procedures 
  • Serve as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned, in the absence of the regular teacher 
  • Support students with special needs by following provisions specified in their IEPs/504 Plans 
  • Supervise students in the cafeteria, schoolyard, hallways, during specials, on field trips, and/or during before and after school programs as directed 
  • Observe student behavior and progress, keep notes, and report to classroom teacher and/or other school designee(s) 
  • Assist with administrative duties as directed such as recording grades, setting up equipment, preparing materials for instruction, etc. 
  • Attend to students' physical, personal, academic, and emotional needs; help with translation and hygienic needs when necessary 
  • Promote a safe and orderly classroom environment; take all reasonable precautions to protect students, facilities, and materials 
  • Assist with bus loading and unloading during arrival and departure of students 
  • Demonstrate cooperation and flexibility in performing other related duties as assigned by school administration and ESS 
  • Understand and adhere to all ESS and school district policies and procedure

General Requirements & Skills

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • PA Department of Education Form 6004: Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification – Act 24
  • PA State Police Criminal History Clearance – Act 34
  • Federal Criminal History Clearance – Act 114
  • Child Abuse Clearance – Act 151
  • Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release – Act 168
  • Tuberculosis Test/Physical

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