Paraprofessional-FT 18/19

Chicago, IL, United States
Sep 15, 2018
Futures Education is seeking a FT Licensed Paraprofessional
  • Valid NCLB Paraprofessional license from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) - REQUIRED.
  • Associate Degree or higher (must have at least 60 semester hours of college credit or university).

  • Closely monitor student behavior as indicated on the student's IEP and Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).
  • Aid scholar with feeding, transcribing, and other activities that require dexterity.
  • Provide individualized instruction, under the direction of the Special Education teacher, to assess and identify student's needs on a one-to-one basis.
  • Set and attain ambitious student achievement and social-emotional benchmarks.
  • Provide ongoing support for classroom teacher prompting, redirection and modeling in helping the student access the activities of school curriculum.
  • Model and encourage appropriate student behavior (i.e. grit, self-control, social intelligence, optimism and curiosity).
  • Assist with collection of behavioral and academic data as directed by teacher or school team.
  • Collaborate with other paraprofessionals to facilitate positive interactions for the student with all staff who are responsible for the student's education.
  • Work with grade-level chair and school team to constantly evaluate and improve mastery of instructional, culture building, and leadership skills.
  • Participate mandatory professional development and CPI training.
  • Other duties as assigned.

If interested, or any questions relating to this opportunity please reach out to Chris McDaniels at 413.349.4077 or email

Required Skills

PEL as a Paraprofessional through BOE in Chicago
1-5 years of paraprofessional experience,
Experience w Health needs, in an urban setting
Associate Degree or higher (must have at least 60 semester hours of college credit or university).

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