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Full Time Classroom Paraprofessional

Job Details

ST MARY CATHOLIC PARISH IN LITTLETO - Littleton, CO
Full Time
$19.00 - $21.00 Hourly

Description

PARISH MISSION

Guided by the Holy Spirit, we are a community centered in the Eucharist.  We seek to live our faith, to grow in holiness, and to proclaim the love of Christ through service to all.

SCHOOL MISSION:

We educate the heart, mind, body, and soul of the student and develop the potential in each, giving glory to God.

 

REPORTING:

Direct Manager: Director of Special Education

Guidance & Inspiration: Disciples of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary

 

TYPE:

Non-Exempt (Hourly), Full-time, 35 hours per week, Student Contact Days Only

 

JOB PURPOSE:

St. Mary Catholic School is seeking a motivated, energetic Paraprofessional to assist in an inclusive classroom.

 

 The Classroom Paraprofessional provides:

  • In-classroom support for all students in an inclusive classroom 
  • Compassionate, patient, resilient assistance for students with moderate to intensive special needs including Down syndrome and autism spectrum disorder

Collaborating with lead classroom teachers to support students identified as special needs 

Qualifications

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes multisensory approaches to keep students on task, motivated, and included in a general education setting
  • Supports students and teachers for the purpose of ensuring successful progress towards student's goals and objectives in the least restrictive learning environment
  • Consults and collaborates with the special education department for the purpose of ensuring appropriate delivery of services
  • Follows a schedule for the purpose of providing efficient and effective services for students
  • Building a strong relationship and rapport with students, parents, and classroom teachers
  • Willingness to learn, attend trainings, and grow in the critical role of paraprofessional in an inclusive Catholic school
  • In accordance with Catholic Social Teaching, deeply holding the belief in the dignity of the human person and the Church’s obligation to provide an inclusive educational environment for all students
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