Per 2012-2013 Salary Schedule
The paraprofessional will work with a variety of students including multiple handicapped under the supervision of the special education and regular education teachers to provide academic and physical assistance to promote student achievement of goals and objectives. This involves supporting students in all aspects of their day and the ability to work in diverse classroom settings (1:1 and small group sessions) which may include, but not limited to: therapy activities, physical assistance for mobility, lifting (up to 50lbs), personal care, toileting, grooming, feeding, parallel exercise, swimming (up to 4ft), field trips, life skills instruction and all other duties as assigned by the teacher and/or building principal.
Applicants should possess the skills to assist in all school activities. Applicants must be able to support student instruction, record data as needed, assist students with feeding, toileting and other personal hygiene. Applicants must be flexible and able to adjust to schedule changes as directed by the teacher and/or principal. ABA and CAN experience preferred.
The Meriden Board of Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, marital, gender identity or expression, veteran or other protected class status under applicable law in any of its education programs, activities or employment policies.
Meriden Public Schools - 20 months ago