Paraprofessional

Summit Public Schools

About the organization

At Summit, students unlock the power within themselves to gain the knowledge, habits, and skills to successfully navigate college and careers. Summit’s research-based instructional approach informs everything we do and helped us create an educational experience unlike any other — one that supports the whole student throughout the school day.

The Teacher’s Role: Teachers are at the heart of every Summit classroom serving as content experts, mentors, and leaders. They ensure that students have the right supports to meet and exceed grade-level expectations; help students practice self-direction, an invaluable skill that students will use in all parts of their lives; and provide mentoring and coaching to help students reach their goals.

Duties

Summit is a leading network of public schools that prepare a diverse student population for success in a four-year college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society. We operate 14 schools serving over 4,500 students in the Bay Area and Washington state. 100% of Summit graduates are college ready and Summit graduates complete college at double the national average.

What You’ll Do:

- Prepare a variety of written materials (e.g. attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements as directed by special education teacher
- Provide instructional classroom support for students with disabilities including support in literacy and numeracy as documented by student’s IEP (under supervision of special education teacher)
- Implement Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) and complete daily behavior trackers
- Collaborate with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes.
- Use data for data-based decision-making regarding student performance.
- Consult regularly with Case Manager, administrative staff about student academic and social performance.
- Participate in professional development regarding paraprofessional services and IEP implementation.

Qualifications

Requirements:

- College degree; or completion of 2 years of college credit; or passing score on State Parapro assessment.
- Candidate must possess flexibility, curiosity, perseverance, a sense of humor and a burning passion
to see students succeed.
- Have reliable transportation
- Pass a criminal background check per education code
- Ability to work independently and problem solve
- ABA experience preferred

Salary

Competitive

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