POSITION: Alternative Room Para-Educator (Technical Designation)LOCATION: Mount Pleasant Elementary SchoolSTARTING: 2018-2019 School YearSALARY RANGE: Instructional Para-educators $13.65 - $19.83Technical Para-educators $14.06 - $20.28Pre- School, District Wide/Intensive Needs $14.44 - $20.69Placement is based on relative prior experienceQUALIFICATIONS:High School Diploma or GED. Title 1 Schools require Highly Qualified Status that would include either an Associate's Degree or an equivalent two years of college, Bachelor degree, Para-educator II certification or successfully pass the Praxis for para-educators highly qualified status.EXPLANATION OF PARAEDUCATORS JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Instructional Para- Educator: Under the direction of the classroom teacher thePara-educator assists in the implementation and reinforcement of the instructional curriculum; helps prepare and administer testing, provide input to teachers, guidance counselors, and school administration regarding student performance.Pre-School Para Educator: Assists with students in the classroom, by planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum for assigned age groups.Technical Para Educator: Assists with students in the day to day operations of the assigned program by helping them with assignments using the materials and technology provided.District Wide Special Education Para Educator: Under the direction of the classroom teacher the Para Educator assists with implementation of IEP goals and objectives pertaining to educational needs, social-emotional, behavioral development, fine and gross motor skills to foster independence. Assist with the physical and minimal health needs of the children, which may include lifting, feeding, toileting/diapering, and personal hygiene.This posting should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive list of job functions or expectations associated with this position.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Interested applicants should apply on our website at www.nashua.edu._____________________________________________________________________________________________The Nashua Board of Education reaffirms its position of compliance with applicable State and Federal laws of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information and age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in the services, programs and activities of the Nashua School District. Associated topics: administrative assistant, clerk, coordinate, counselor, district school nurse, guidance, pathologist, school counselor, slp, staff
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