Paraprofessional Educator

The Paraprofessional Educator assists the classroom teacher to provide extra support to students with special needs, promoting maximum academic and personal growth. The paraprofessional job responsibilities range from supplementing regular classroom curriculum to helping individual students.

ATC Healthcare is currently looking for Paraprofessional Educators to work at a wonderful facility in Tinley Park, IL.

About us

ATC Healthcare Services, a staffing agency with more than 40 years of experiences has great jobs for Paraprofessional Educators.

We offer the following benefits:

• Medical insurance

• Dental insurance

• Vision insurance

• Referral program

• Tuition reimbursement

• 401K Plan

• Flexible Schedules

• Life insurance

• Disability insurance

• Identity theft insurance

• Compensation $22.00/hour

Reporting

Reports to the franchise owner/manager or designee and to client supervisors and managers.

Education

1. Has completed State of Illinois Professional Educator curriculum endorsed for Paraprofessional's.

2. Obtained an associate degree (or higher) at a regionally accredited institution of higher education or equivalent to obtain a license.

Licensure

Possess a valid State of Illinois Professional Educator License endorsed for Paraprofessional.

Experience

***Must have at least 6 months of experience working with special needs children-students with medical/developmental disabilities.

Credentials

1. Background screening as required by the client.

2. CPR from the American Heart Association or equivalent.

3. Hepatitis B Statement or Declination [OSHA 29 CFR, 1910.1030(f)(2)].

4. Tuberculosis screening test.

5. Physical exam.

6. Drug screening as required by the client contract.

Environmental Working Conditions

1. Work sites vary.

2. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials.

3. The physical demands are representative of those that may be required by an employee to successfully perform the representative duties and responsibilities of the job

Representative Duties and Responsibilities

1. Complies with ATC Healthcare Services policies and procedures.

2. Complies with client policies and procedures.

3. Provides instructional reinforcement for individual students or small groups of students.

4. Assists teacher with classroom management and general supervision of the class.

5. Helps with administrative duties such as setting up equipment and preparing materials.

6. Supervises students in the cafeteria, schoolyard, specials, hallways, on field trips, and/or during before and after school programs.

7. Attends to students' physical, personal, academic, and emotional needs.

8. Supports students with special needs by following provisions specified in their IEPs/504 Plans.

9. Communicates in writing or verbally with parents/guardians per school protocols.

10. Performs other duties as directed by the classroom teacher and school administration.

Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE

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