May 11, 2020

Paraprofessional - Autism Program - Lighthouse Education Center

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Full-time Education

Job Description


Paraprofessional Position - Autism Program at Lighthouse

Start Date: Immediately


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Advanced training in a field related to child care and/or a minimum of two year's experience as an aide or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated competencies in areas of interpersonal relationships, communication and organization
  • CPR certification preferred

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned

Effectively participate in meetings, committees, staffings and other required district and building activitiesCarry out instructional support and training activities with students under the direction of the teacher in the school setting, at Community Based Instruction (CBI)/job sites or in the homeAssist in planning and implementation of educational activities. The paraprofessional, as directed by the teacher, will be responsible for the supervision of the student(s) and will direct, assist, and instruct the student(s) as appropriate.Manages and instructs students on appropriate behavior using positive behavior support strategies consistent with Board policy and procedures.Assist students in meeting self-help, health and behavior needs including toileting and personal care needs.Help maintain instructional area, supplies, equipment and facilities in a clean/safe condition. This includes cleaning disinfecting classroom environment.Assist teachers and support staff in preparing materials, housekeeping, record keeping and data collection relative to student progress.Provides instruction and training on an individual student basis and in small or large groups.Participates in special instructional activities to meet program and student goals (e.g. loading/unloading buses, physical education, swimming, playground supervision, pre-vocational training, transitioning to adult literacy, therapeutic activities, etc.).Regularly lifts 50 lb. individually and or pushes over 100 lb. studentsUnderstand and be aware of medical needs of students and following medical protocol under the supervision of a nurse as appropriateMaintain confidentialityFollows established policies/procedures re: student's medical concerns, safety, student rights, emergency/disaster plans and so forth. Regular and predictable attendance

Reports to: Supervisor of Autism Programs

Terms of Employment: In accordance with the Master Agreement

Date Posted: October 16, 2019

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information
  • Lynda Hurlow
  • 711 St. Joseph Avenue
  • Berrien Springs, Michigan 49103

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