Sharon Public Schools is seeking 3 Instructional Assistants to support special education students in and out of the classroom, during both in person and virtual. Strong oral and written communication is required. The successful Instructional Assistant applicant will have experience working with high school students and preferably experience with students with disabilities. All work is done under the direction and supervision of the Special Education Teacher and High School Special Education Administrator.
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 3
Job Category: Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA Location Description About the Town of Sharon:
Sharon, MA is located 22 miles midway between Boston and Providence, it has access to Boston and Providence via MBTA commuter trains, and to New York City and Washington, D.C., via Amtrak trains at nearby Route 128 station. Its population of 18,000--32 percent are children under 19, 56 percent are adults 25-64 years, and 10 percent are seniors over 65--lives mostly in single-family houses ranging from relatively modest ranches to luxury properties. Many town residents have second- and third-generation family roots in Sharon, but the town is also notable for its diversity and openness to newcomers. An Interfaith Clergy Council and an "Affirming Diversity" group foster cooperative understanding among several varieties of Christian and Jewish congregations, an Islamic mosque, and a Unitarian church as well as adherents of Eastern religions, and the group sponsors an annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration.
The Sharon School Department oversees a high school, a middle school, and three elementary schools, all of which are committed to excellence in educating students. Sharon High School sends 96% of its graduating seniors on to institutions of higher learning.
Beauty and diversity are the key words for Sharon, an attractive community among its neighbors Canton, Norwood, Walpole, Foxboro, Stoughton, Mansfield, and Easton.Sharon Public Schools Mission Statement:
The Sharon Public Schools, in partnership with the community, has as its mission the responsibility to prepare students to live in a rapidly changing society. Together we will provide an environment that maximizes the student's academic, artistic, social, emotional and physical development. This atmosphere will encourage each individual to develop the skills and sensitivity for living effectively and responsibly.Sharon High School Mission Statement:
Sharon High School is a safe and supportive community that provides relevant and diverse opportunities for all students to become active learners and responsible citizens. By fostering a climate of respect, honesty, and accountability, Sharon High School empowers students to apply academic skills, take creative risks, strive for excellence, and achieve their highest potential.Academic Expectations
Read and listen effectivelyWrite and speak effectivelySolve problems analytically and criticallyWork both independently and cooperativelyUse technology effectivelyCivic Expectations
Demonstrate responsible citizenship with a global perspectiveValue community diversityDemonstrate an honest and moral characterSocial Expectations
Value the physical and emotional well being of self and othersDemonstrate respectful behaviorParticipate in activities beyond the classroom Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity Employer
The Sharon Public School system does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or sexual orientation. Job Requirements
- At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
- Bachelor degree preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
There are no application questions required for this job posting.Contact Information
- Jessica Murphy
- District Office
- 75 Mountain Street
- Sharon, Massachusetts 02067
- Phone: 781-784-1570
- Fax: 781-784-1573
- Email: click here