Classroom Teacher - Norwalk Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Miscellaneous
Job Title: EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR - PARAEDUCATOR GRADES K-5 (GROUP 1) (Summer 2022)
Job Location: Norwalk Public Schools
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Other Certificate
District: Norwalk Public Schools
Norwalk, CT 06852
Telephone: 203-854-4018
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Job Description:
DISTRICTWIDE
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of a classroom teacher, the paraeducator supports students to participate in their educational program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

ALL PARAEDUCATORS:
  • Assist in the implementation of the Norwalk Board of Education and administrative policies, rules, regulations and directives
  • Follow Norwalk school policy to ensure student safety
  • Follow teacher’s oral or written directions with accuracy
  • Assist the teacher with the implementation of classroom instructional goals and Section 504 plans
  • Assist students with classwork individually or in small groups
  • Assist the teacher in maintaining student records of attendance
  • Assist the teacher with documentation of student progress
  • Assist the teacher with the preparation and distribution of lesson plan materials
  • Encourage students to interact appropriately with peers
  • Assist students during recess, breaks, emergency drills, assemblies, on school buses and field trips
  • Assist and support students to use computers, iPads or other media to access curriculum
  • Maintain respect at all times for confidential information
 
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Effective, active listening skills
  • Ability to record data with accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Ability to implement teacher directives related to instructional and behavioral goals effectively
  • Organizational and problem solving skills
 
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Interact in a positive manner with staff, students, parents, and visitors
  • Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude, and conversation
  • Maintain a level of approachability by administration, staff, parents, and visitors
  • Respond to questions and requests in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Attend meetings and professional development activities as recommended by teacher, supervisor or Principal
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by teacher, Principal, Special Education or Supervisor
 
QUALIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATES:
  • High school diploma or equivalency and ParaPro Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred
  • Associate’s Degree in education or related field, or ParaPro Certificate, or two (2) years of college
  • Two (2) years of experience working with children or young adults in a school setting, preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Norwalk Board of Education may find appropriate
 
Days:                      Monday – Friday (27.5 hours weekly/schedule determined by Principal)
Salary:                   $23.10 - $27.53
Bargaining Unit:    NFEP
Group:                    One
Benefits:                 Limited Available 
Apply at
www.norwalkpublicschools.org
Click “Employment”

 
NORWALK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
 
It is the policy of the Norwalk Board of Education to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities; and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or physical and mental disability.
 
03.17.2022
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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