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Paraprofessional

companyHope
locationEdwardsville, IL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Paraprofessional - Full-Time - Edwardsville, IL

WHO WE ARE

Hope is a clinical, educational, and therapeutic provider for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our mission is to provide the best services in the most inclusive environments to encourage persons to fulfill their individual potential through evidence-based treatment, advocacy, and community education.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

  • 19 years of age or older.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent education.
  • Hold or attain a Paraprofessional licensure for Illinois.
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s license.
  • Successful background clearance, physical, agility test, and drug/alcohol screening.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull, and carry 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, grasp, reach, stoop, crouch, crawl, and run.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Support students in a classroom setting at the Hope Learning Academy and complete appropriate data tracking and entry.
  • Provide instruction and assistance that meets students’ Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals and objectives.
  • Encourage student independence while following the classroom schedule and implementing educational programs.
  • Foster a stimulating, accepting, and safe learning environment for all students.

WHAT WE PREFER

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in an education or human services related field.
  • Experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Classroom setting experience.

WHAT YOU WILL GET

  • $18.30/hour compensation
  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).
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