Preschool Exceptional Student Services (ESS) Paraprofessional - City Park

Expiring today

Employer
Dalton Public School District
Location
Dalton, GA
Posted
Aug 05, 2022
Closes
Aug 09, 2022
Ref
374451718
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Preschool Exceptional Student Services (ESS) Paraprofessional - City Park

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Job Purpose:

The Preschool ESS Paraprofessional will implement developmental instruction for a classroom of preschool students with disabilities, at the direction of the Preschool ESS Teacher. The Preschool ESS Paraprofessional will support the teacher in establishing a positive learning environment and promoting maximum student independence in all assigned tasks. Supporting students with personal hygiene and health needs, as well as helping to move students in and out of adaptive equipment such as wheelchairs, may be necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supports the implementation of specially designed developmental experiences for a classroom of 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old preschool students with disabilities.
  • Collaborates with administrators, teachers, therapists, support staff, and parents to support student progress.
  • Completes special education documentation and classroom record-keeping, at the direction of the Preschool ESS Teacher, according to DPS local procedures.
  • Pursues professional learning opportunities to build professional expertise.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding students.
  • Supports student performance in the classrooms and in school-wide activities, as assigned.
  • Implements individualized communication systems for students who require them.
  • Implements medical plans and toileting protocols when necessary.
  • Supports students' personal hygiene and health needs, and moves students in and out of adaptive equipment (such as wheelchairs), when necessary.

  • Qualifications:

    Associates degree or higher; or at least sixty (60) semester credit hours from an accredited institution of higher education; official transcript required to validate education; ability to effectively attend to the needs of preschool aged students/small groups in the classroom under the direction of a classroom teacher and school administration.

    Work Calendar:

    This position works a 186-day calendar. 7 hours daily

    Open until filled:

    Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately as applications are received and selection of a candidate may occur at any time.

    This position is for the 2022-2023 school year.

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