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High School SPED Paraprofessional 2022-2023

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High School SPED Paraprofessional 2022-2023
Walter L Cohen High School
Walter L Cohen Prep is searching for a full-time Special Education Paraprofessional who is enthusiastic about assisting a student with special needs to advance towards college preparation and maximize inclusion in the general education setting. This position would require you to work with students with physical, cognitive, and/or emotional exceptionalities.

If you are relentless about seeing all students achieve at high levels, this is a chance to work at a school that does whatever it takes to ensure our students are equipped with the academic and social skills needed to 'Prep for College' and 'Prep for Life.'

*Under the supervision of an administrator and general direction of a classroom teacher, assist the teacher in the education of students including management of student behavior, recordkeeping, instructional assistance and classroom security and organization
*Provide one-on-one instruction with the student
*Evaluate student progress on work assignments and share progress with teacher(s)
*Provide ongoing communication with staff, school, and parents/guardians about the student’s progress.
*Fully participate in trainings regarding state and federal laws, regulations, and programs related to Special Education.
*Participate with and attend IEP meetings
*Provide ongoing communication with staff, school, and parents/guardians about the student’s progress.
*Reinforce skills taught by teacher and provide instruction in various curriculum areas related to student’s need
*Assist student with class work and help him/her to stay on task
*Provide physical assistance to students, when necessary
*Provide specialized care and assistance to children in accordance with administrative approval and training and written instructions provided by parents and medical professionals
We offer a competitive compensation package, including generous retirement contributions and comprehensive health benefits.
To apply online http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/120X


*High school diploma or equivalency (required)

*1 - 3 years of urban para-educational or tutoring experience (preferred)

*Solutions-Oriented: Concentrates on finding ways to solve problems and improve systems

*Enthusiasm: Exhibits passion and excitement over work

*High Expectations: An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels

*Results Oriented: Proven track record of producing dramatic, demonstrable student achievement gains

*Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to work well in a team
Start Date
The base salary for this position is $27,500.
Contact JVann Martin
Phone: (504) 335-0400
Fax: (504) 229-5222
2503 Willow St., New Orleans, LA 70113