Benjamin Franklin School
Immediately After Filled
Open Until Filled
The paraprofessionalwill assistthe special educationteacher to provide academic and physical assistance to promote student achievement of goals and objectives and the implementation of behavioral strategies. This involves supporting students in all aspects of their day and the ability to work in diverse classroom settings which may include, but not limited to:therapy activities, physicalassistance for mobility, lifting, personal care,toileting, grooming, feeding, parallel exercise, swimming,field trips, life skills instruction and all other duties as assigned by the teacher and/or building principal.
Applicants should possess the skills to assist in all school activities. Applicants must be able to support student instruction, record data as needed,assist students with feeding, toileting and other personal hygiene.Applicantmust be familiar with or willing to learn sign languageto assist a hearing impaired student. Applicants must be flexible and able to adjust to schedule changes as directed by the teacher and/or principal.
Salary: $12.75 per hour
Application Procedure: Apply online.
The Meriden Board of education is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, marital, gender identity or expression, veteran or other protected class status under applicable law in any of its education programs, activities or employment policies.