To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Meets the requirements of the State of Illinois for a Paraprofessional license.
Assisting the teacher in maintaining a positive learning environment through the assistance of the implementation of lesson plans and the students Individual Education Plan.
Positive interpersonal and effective relations skills.
Knowledge of computers and ability to learn new systems
Must be willing to assist students in a variety of situations. This might include assisting physically impaired students with toileting and other activities which might involve lifting. There might also be occasions where students must be monitored constantly.
To assist the teacher in facilitating student achievement goals set by the Individual Education Plan (IEP).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for a reasonable level of knowledge of content material as determined in conjunction with the teacher to whom you are assigned.
Assist students with any educational, physical, and health needs.
Supervises small group and individual student learning activities in the classroom.
Assists the teacher in applying remediation for diagnosed learning problems and assist students in testing situations.
Assists the teacher in applying intervention and prevention strategies to facilitate student achievement.
Tutors individual students or small groups.
Assesses student progress.
Consult with teacher on methodology, classroom management, or instructional approach.
Performs clerical work relevant to assigned students as assigned by the special education teacher.