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Paraprofessional

October 1, 2021 - November 5, 2021

Reports to: Onsite Registered Nurse and Associate Head of Lower School

Status: Full time, school year 

 JOB DESCRIPTION

 Individual will perform a full range of education/non-educational duties for a kindergarten student with some physical limitations. This person will provide support as needed in and out of the classroom including instructional support, clerical, lunch/recess supervision, and student needs. Under the guidance of a licensed Registered Nurse, assist student with moderate medical needs by helping individual move around campus and the classroom, assist as needed with diaper changes and removal/replacement of ankle-foot orthotics (AFOs) as needed, and assist with other physical needs as needed.  Assist licensed teachers in the classroom by monitoring student and appropriately helping student as needed.  Maintain a clean and hygienic work environment.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 1:1 assist student during diaper changes
  • 1:1 help with AFOs as needed
  • 1:1 assist with movement around campus, specifically up and down stairs and on longer walks to and from various locations   
  • 1:1 help on field trips, getting on and off the bus
  • Assist all students in classroom setting as needed in collaboration with other classroom teachers
  • Help create and maintain an inclusive environment.
  • Covid precautions and protocols to be followed per Graland guidance, may change throughout the year

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2 years experience working in a school setting
  • High school diploma
  • Experience working with students
  • Experience working in a special education environment
  • Experience working with someone with medical needs/interest in working with someone with medical needs
  • CPR and First Aid certifications, or obtained within 3 months

 ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 Basic knowledge of typical office equipment such as telephones, copiers, fax machines, email, etc.

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Intermediate verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced interpersonal relations skills
  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job

Please send letter of interest and resume to Megan Schmid, [email protected]