Jan 13, 2024

Special Education Paraprofessional

  • TrulyHired
  • Austintown, OH, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

OAPSE transfer bid requests (internal applications) will be accepted until 2:00 pm on 1/8/2024
External applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Position available due to the resignation of Jennifer Dolak

Contract Hours: 5.75-hours per day
Report Times: 7:30 am to 1:15 pm (report times are based on the building schedule and are subject to change)
Salary: $14.26 starting hourly rate with annual step increases in accordance with the OAPSE negotiated agreement.

Reports To: Building Principals and the Special Education Director
Evaluations: Performance evaluated annually in accordance with the OAPSE negotiated agreement

Duties and Responsibilities: (See Administrator for specific details of assignment)
  • Monitor student(s) individually, in small or large groups in a variety of circumstances relating to the school environment
  • Ability to assist in a self-contained special education classroom
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Provide leadership by enforcing pupil behavior set forth by the building principal
  • Ensure that students are in a safe, secure environment at all times
  • Employ a variety of strategies to manage student behavior and conflict
  • Assist in classroom management duties including small group instruction
  • Must possess computer skills to assist students with computers or when performing clerical duties
  • Operate office equipment
  • All other duties consistent with the attached general job description as assigned by the Building Administrators, Special Education Director Superintendent, or designee
Requirements: (Documents must be on file prior to start) Current favorable BCII (State) and FBI (Federal) background checks Ohio Educational Aide Permit with ESEA endorsement Negative drug screen
Employees must follow all board policies, all state, and federal laws, and adhere to the Ohio Code of Ethics set up by the Ohio Department of Education. Subject to all applicable laws, essential job functions of this position include the employee being punctual and capable of completing all of the duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

The successful candidate must complete all required Vector/SafeSchools courses as assigned.

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