May 23, 2024


  • Rocketship Public Schools
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full-time Special Education Support

Job Description

Position Description

The Paraprofessional will be responsible for providing individual and small group instruction for students with both special and typical learning needs in the general education environment including, but not limited to: the classroom, recess, and lunch area. The Paraprofessional will work under the supervision of a certificated Education Specialist who will provide weekly oversight, training and direction.

Paraprofessionals report to an Assistant Principal.

Essential Functions
    • The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Under the direction of the special education case manager, implement individual and small group instruction for students with special education needs
    • Collaborate with students' case managers to assess student progress towards goals on a consistent basis; communicate student progress with case managers and general education teachers
    • Implement behavior management strategies during small group and individual instruction in order to support student engagement
    • Support the implementation of behavior intervention plans that have been developed by students' case managers; Record data for individualized instructional programs and positive behavior support plans.

Required Qualifications
    • A team player who is detail-oriented, resourceful and able to manage his/her responsibility with confidence and discretion
    • Comfort in a start-up environment with flexibility
    • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
    • Passion for working with young children
    • At least 2 years of college or passing score on Rocketship's Paraprofessional Assessment required
    • Experience working with students with disabilities desired

$19 - $23.50 an hour

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