2019-2020 Hourly Special Education Paraprofessional

SW Atlanta, GA, US
Aug 17, 2019
2019-2020 Hourly Special Education Paraprofessional
Garden Hills Elem School

Support Staff - Paraprofessional - Elementary School

Job Number: 4600186410

Start Date:

Open Date: 08/16/2019

Closing Date: 09/20/2019

*Bilingual preferred*
The Hourly - Special Education Paraprofessional supports teachers in meeting the educational, behavioral and social emotional needs of students with disabilities in the classroom and community.

- Provides small group and/or individualized instruction to students with disabilities in accordance with the supervising teachers' lesson plans.
- Collects instructional and behavioral data for all objectives being taught for each student.
- Implements Behavior Intervention Plans for students with disabilities.
- Monitors students before and after school and during non-instructional transition periods.
- Supervises students closely during breakfast and/or lunch and/or recess and/or getting off the bus.
- Assists students as necessary with physical needs including feeding, toileting, lifting and mobility.
- Assists students with healthcare procedures including hygiene and medications as needed for daily care.
- Assists students with assistive technology devices including communication devices, switches and orthopedic devices needed for sitting, walking or standing.
- Performs other duties as assigned by classroom teacher or appropriate administrator.

Requirements: CERTIFICATION: Must obtain and maintain valid Georgia Paraprofessional Certificate or be eligible for certificate

EDUCATION: Associates Degree- 2 years of college credit (minimum of approved 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) OR passing score on the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment Test required (with minimum High School Diploma/GED)


Compensation: Hourly Rate: $13.50
Not to exceed 29 hours per week

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Employment Category: Classified

Reports to: Principal

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