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Schools - Paraprofessional

Company: Blazer Jobs
Location: Avondale
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Paraeducators Needed - Avondale, AZ (In partnership with Blazerworks) Location: Avondale, AZ Hours: 29.5 hours per week Positions Available: 2 About Avondale Elementary School District: Avondale Elementary School District is a reputable educational institution dedicated to providing quality education and comprehensive support to students in Avondale, Arizona. We are committed to fostering a safe and inclusive learning environment that promotes academic excellence and supports the diverse needs of our students. Our district values the contributions of paraeducators in providing vital support and assistance to students with varying abilities. About Blazerworks: Blazerworks is a leading organization dedicated to connecting talented professionals with rewarding opportunities in the field of education. With a deep understanding of the education sector and a passion for supporting student success, we partner with educational institutions to help them find qualified and passionate individuals for their staffing needs. Position Overview: We are excited to partner with Blazerworks in our search for dedicated and compassionate paraeducators to join our team in Avondale, AZ. These positions will provide valuable support in two different settings: 1:1 support in a severe special education classroom and support in a Level C behavior room. As a paraeducator, you will work closely with students, teachers, and other professionals to create a positive and inclusive learning environment. These positions are integral to the success and well-being of our students. Responsibilities:

  • 1:1 Paraeducator in Severe Special Education Classroom:
  • Provide direct support and assistance to a specific student with severe special needs.
  • Implement individualized educational plans and behavior support strategies.
  • Assist the student with academic tasks, personal care, and social interactions.
  • Collaborate with the classroom teacher and related service providers to support the student's progress and inclusion in the classroom.
  • Implement accommodations and modifications outlined in the student's individualized education plan (IEP).
  • Collect data on the student's progress and behavior as directed.
  • Maintain open communication with parents/guardians regarding the student's progress and any concerns.
  • Paraeducator in Level C Behavior Room:
    • Provide support to students in a Level C behavior room, promoting a positive and structured learning environment.
    • Assist with behavior management strategies and de-escalation techniques.
    • Support the implementation of individual behavior plans and interventions.
    • Collaborate with the behavior specialist and classroom teacher to address students' social-emotional and behavioral needs.
    • Assist students with academic tasks and encourage their engagement and participation.
    • Maintain accurate records and documentation as required.
    • Foster a safe and inclusive environment that encourages positive behavior and academic growth. Qualifications:
      • Must have an active IVP number (Identity Verified Prints) in addition to AZ Fingerprint Card to be eligible for submission.
      • Experience working with students with special needs, behavioral challenges, or in a special education setting is preferred.
      • Ability to establish rapport and build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/guardians.
      • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively follow directions from teachers and administrators.
      • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the academic and social-emotional development of students.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise professionalism at all times.
      • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the unique needs of students with diverse abilities.
      • High school diploma or equivalent required; additional relevant coursework or certification is a plus. Benefits: We offer competitive compensation packages and benefits, including healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, as well as a 401k plan. If you are passionate about helping students achieve their full potential and want to be part of a dynamic educational team, we encourage you to apply.
        • Weekly pay (Paid EVERY Friday)
        • Competitive rates (Negotiable pay based off experience)
        • No working weekends or holidays Cody Lee National Hiring Manager - Blazerworks (813) 343-2323

Keywords: Blazer Jobs, Avondale , Schools - Paraprofessional, Other , Avondale, Arizona

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