Keshet is seeking paraprofessionals to work with pre-school students in a community-based preschool. The Special Education Paraeducator will assist students with their academic and non-academic needs, including social facilitation, emotional regulation, and fostering communication skills.
This position will also assist teachers and related service personnel with meeting the IEP needs of students. The Paraeducator will provide supported instruction and strategies to individual students, small groups of students as well as monitor students per the instruction of the teacher. Supporting the classroom teachers in providing a comprehensive educational program to students with disabilities; to include autism, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, and behavioral challenges
- In addition to providing classroom and community-based instruction, candidates must be physically able to support students with high levels of energy and potential behavior challenges
- Must be willing to assist students in all aspects of personal care
- Lake Zurich/Buffalo Grove Area Part-time hours: 9:00a.m.- 12:00p.m.
- West Rogers Park/Chicago Full time hours: 9:00a.m.- 3:00 p.m. (Position may be split into two PT positions)
ABOUT KESHET: Keshet is a one-of-a-kind organization that brings classroom experiences, camps, sports, social and vocational activities, and residential opportunities to 600 people with disabilities and special needs each year.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM: At Keshet’s therapeutic day schools, we foster caring communities where students ages 3 to 22 learn and grow. Educators and therapists work hand-in-hand to provide highly individualized instruction and therapies to meet the unique needs of each student. From preschool through high school transition, Keshet’s schools prepare students for a life of independence.