Paraprofessional / Classroom Aide

Job Order #: 15426363

Billerica, MA 01821

Part Time

32.5 hours per week

POSTED 9/1/2021

EXPIRES 11/30/2021

Job Description

Reports to: Principal, Middle and High School-Transitional Programming
Location: Billerica
MA Hours: 6.5 hours per day
Days: Monday-Friday
Start date: ASAP
1:1 and Classroom Aide

Valley Collaborative is a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved public school entity. We provide high quality academic, therapeutic and vocational services to individuals referred by local school districts and social service agencies. We also provide ongoing professional development and training experiences for educators and educational agencies. Recognizing that the educational environment rapidly changes, Valley Collaborative creates, adapts, and provides flexible programming to address evolving needs. We provide an environment within which students and others can maximize educational and/or occupational skills. By sharing its resources with multiple school districts and social service agencies, its programs maintain superior quality and reasonable costs to those it serves, by meeting or exceeding state standards, and achieving economies of scale.

Qualifications:
Experience working with students with autism, special learning, emotional, and/or behavioral needs.
The desire to make a difference in a student?s life.
Ability to teach, mentor, coach, and advocate for students.
Flexibility to meet identified student needs.
A strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the organization.
Bachelor?s degree preferred.

Responsibilities:
Assist teacher in delivery of the curriculum, lesson plans, and implementation of IEP goals and objectives.
Ensure safety of students in all environments.
Assist in facilitation of independence, social awareness, language, and appropriate behavior.
Responsible for other student concerns that arise, and communicate concerns to administration and/or teacher.
Understand and deliver appropriate behavioral plan for each student working collaboratively with the teachers and behaviorists.
Assist in collecting student data.
Assist students with school and classroom activities, e.g.: lunch, playground, bus load, personal care, toileting.
Collaborate with SLPs, OTs, PTs, BCBAs, teachers, and social workers
Participate in staff meetings and in-service training as requested.
All other duties as assigned.

Other Competencies (skills, abilities, behavior):
Ability to understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Adaptability to perform routine, repetitive tasks within a specific period of time. Prioritizes work assignments to be completed within time requirements.
Must demonstrate a positive and caring attitude toward students and staff. Must remain flexible and adaptable in order to meet department needs.



If interested please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

How To Apply

If interested please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

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Name

Timothy Hovey

Title

Business Service Rep

Email

shaun.mccarthy@masshirelowellcc.com

Phone

978-458-2503

Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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