Company Info

Washington County Public Schools
10435 Downsville Pike
Hagerstown, MD, United States

Phone: 301-766-2800
Web Site:

Company Profile


Paraprofessional General Ed/Special Ed Itinerant Adult Support Fountaindale Elementary


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Job ID:

241980

Location:

United States 

Category:

Education
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Job Views:

136

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.12.2019
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Job Description:

Paraprofessional General Ed/Special Ed Itinerant Adult Support 
Fountaindale Elementary
Grade 5 of the ESP Salary Scale (New Employee Starting Wage $14.79)
6.5 Hours/Day, 10-Month Work Year
Reports to BCBA Coordinator

To build student independence and provide additional adult support to a student as outlined in
his/her individualized education program (IEP).  This position is assigned to the Center for Education
Services with student/school specific assignments to be determined by a BCBA Coordinator.  This
position may involve changing physical locations during the school year to meet individual student
needs. 
 
Minimum Requirements
Holds High School Diploma/GED.
Meets Highly Qualified status (A.A. Degree, 48 credit hours, or have successfully passed the Paraprofessional Praxis Test).
Ability to attain and maintain active certification in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) and any other methodology/technique required for students.
Has two (2) years’ experience working with children or a combination of education and experience totaling two years.
Has the ability to lift between 30-50 pounds in specified situations.
Has the ability to document data as outlined in a student’s Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) and submit daily report of student interventions.
Has the ability to adjust work hours to accommodate a change in school location assignment to meet the needs of a student at any time during the school year. 
Has competency with fundamental reading, writing, arithmetic, and communication skills.
Has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work harmoniously with staff, students, and community.
Have regular and predictable attendance which is an essential function of this position.
Has the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
 
Preferred Qualifications
Specialized training in childcare, trauma informed care and/or behavior management.
Holds an Associate’s degree in child development or related field.
Experience working with multiple computer software programs and platforms.
 
Role Responsibilities
Works with individual students and small groups of students to reinforce/model academic, behavioral, and social skills introduced by the teacher(s).
Recognizes, observes, and documents behaviors to support data collection in order to provide feedback and information to assist in the development and modification of individual student behavior plans.
Documents and submits data for progress monitoring and other required reports.
Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing skills and instruction.
Operates and assists with the care of the classroom equipment.
Assists with supervision and management of assigned student during instructional and non-instructional activities.
Responds to behavior crises which includes engaging in verbal de-escalation of students and physical restraint/seclusion in emergency situations. 
Assists with personal care and physical management of students as needed and appropriate.
Follows through to carry out individual programs designed by the teacher.
Participates in and/or provides input for team planning functions as appropriate and participates in supervision/training sessions as assigned.
Demonstrates courteous and professional demeanor to all stakeholders of Washington County Public Schools.
Other duties as assigned.





Company Info


Washington County Public Schools
10435 Downsville Pike
Hagerstown, MD, United States
Phone: 301-766-2800
Web Site:

Paraprofessional General Ed/Special Ed Itinerant Adult Support Fountaindale Elementary

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

241980

Location:

United States 

Category:

Education
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

136

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.12.2019
col-wide   

Job Description:

Paraprofessional General Ed/Special Ed Itinerant Adult Support 
Fountaindale Elementary
Grade 5 of the ESP Salary Scale (New Employee Starting Wage $14.79)
6.5 Hours/Day, 10-Month Work Year
Reports to BCBA Coordinator

To build student independence and provide additional adult support to a student as outlined in
his/her individualized education program (IEP).  This position is assigned to the Center for Education
Services with student/school specific assignments to be determined by a BCBA Coordinator.  This
position may involve changing physical locations during the school year to meet individual student
needs. 
 
Minimum Requirements
Holds High School Diploma/GED.
Meets Highly Qualified status (A.A. Degree, 48 credit hours, or have successfully passed the Paraprofessional Praxis Test).
Ability to attain and maintain active certification in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) and any other methodology/technique required for students.
Has two (2) years’ experience working with children or a combination of education and experience totaling two years.
Has the ability to lift between 30-50 pounds in specified situations.
Has the ability to document data as outlined in a student’s Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) and submit daily report of student interventions.
Has the ability to adjust work hours to accommodate a change in school location assignment to meet the needs of a student at any time during the school year. 
Has competency with fundamental reading, writing, arithmetic, and communication skills.
Has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work harmoniously with staff, students, and community.
Have regular and predictable attendance which is an essential function of this position.
Has the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
 
Preferred Qualifications
Specialized training in childcare, trauma informed care and/or behavior management.
Holds an Associate’s degree in child development or related field.
Experience working with multiple computer software programs and platforms.
 
Role Responsibilities
Works with individual students and small groups of students to reinforce/model academic, behavioral, and social skills introduced by the teacher(s).
Recognizes, observes, and documents behaviors to support data collection in order to provide feedback and information to assist in the development and modification of individual student behavior plans.
Documents and submits data for progress monitoring and other required reports.
Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing skills and instruction.
Operates and assists with the care of the classroom equipment.
Assists with supervision and management of assigned student during instructional and non-instructional activities.
Responds to behavior crises which includes engaging in verbal de-escalation of students and physical restraint/seclusion in emergency situations. 
Assists with personal care and physical management of students as needed and appropriate.
Follows through to carry out individual programs designed by the teacher.
Participates in and/or provides input for team planning functions as appropriate and participates in supervision/training sessions as assigned.
Demonstrates courteous and professional demeanor to all stakeholders of Washington County Public Schools.
Other duties as assigned.