Educational Paraprofessional - Suffield Public Schools
Position: Educational Paraprofessional
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Paraprofessional
Job Location: Elementary Level
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Suffield Public Schools
Suffield, CT 06078
Telephone: 860-668-3800
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Job Description:
Salary:                                   
In accordance to the Teamsters Contract
2018/2019 (range $14.87/hr - $19.83/hr)
Period of Employment:        
Full Time School Year – 32.5 hours per week
Reports to:                            
Building Administrator
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Ability to lift and position children up to 50 pounds.  Must be physically able to restrain children exhibiting behaviors which may be harmful to him/herself or others.  Maintain confidentiality.
  1. With training in physical management and de-escalation of students along with consultation from teacher/s, will provide proactive de-escalation strategies to students who at times might require physical management.
  1. Transition student to and/or from buses; when necessary, physically assist student out of or into vehicle of transportation.
  1. Supervise and physically assist student during classroom, grade level and/or lunch time playground recess.
  1. Assist student with specific physical or behavioral needs through transitions within the classroom or school. Provides assistance with de-escalating student behaviors and reintegration back into the classroom
  1. Supervise student through bathroom routine as necessary (may require changing).
  1. Other duties as required or assigned.
Qualifications:
Candidate should hold an Associate’s degree or 2 years of college credit or pass a State Board of Education adopted paraprofessional assessment, which assesses content knowledge in mathematics, reading and writing and an understanding of how to assist in the instruction of these topics.

Application Process:             
External Applicants must apply online www.suffield.org and include a cover letter, resume and complete list of (3) professional references.
Please apply specifically for JOB ID # 1044

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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