Posted on: March 25, 2019

The paraprofessional is knowledgeable of child cognitive development and different learning styles. They are able and willing to implement services outlined in student IEPs, while reflecting and improving their professional practice. The paraprofessional is flexible and able to adapt to changing conditions, exercise good judgment in taking initiative to modify activities to meet the needs of students.

Core Responsibilities: Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
1. Provide support for a caseload of students in both the general education classroom and a special education classroom settings
2. Provide services, supports and interventions directly to students under the guidance and daily supervision of the Diverse Learner Teacher, such as facilitating communication,
social interactions, building, academic skills, self-help skills and promoting independence
3. Assist in making or providing materials to help the classroom teacher create curricular modifications for students
4. Assist in making or providing materials to help the Diverse Learner Teacher design individualized instruction for students
5. Assist students with behavior; e.g. implementing a behavior plan and collecting data
6. Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Namaste Charter School’s mission, vision, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior
7. Perform other related duties as required and assigned