Substitute Paraeducator ($160/day)

Substitute Paraeducator ($160/day)

Position SummaryEducation for Change is looking for a dynamic and visionary Substitute Paraeducator who will engage students, parents, and other members of our learning community to ensure high student achievement. Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, they will provide instructional support and assistance to teachers and students assigned to a designated special education instructional program; perform a variety of support activities related to behavior management and classroom instruction of special education students; perform a variety of clerical support duties related to classroom activities. They will support students with special needs in the classroom environment and support the Special Education Teacher, classroom teachers, and other members of the instructional team.Qualifications:
  • High school diploma
  • 1+ year working with students in special education or students from urban communities in an educational setting
  • Ability and willingness to implement students’ IEPs
  • Ability and willingness to reflect and improve
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing conditions; ability and good judgment to take initiative to modify activities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to collaborate with general education and special education colleagues, parents and community
  • Conversational Spanish preferred