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Special Education Paraprofessional - Young Adult Program

Company: Kalamazoo RESA
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

_*This position qualifies for a signing bonus up to $1000*_

*Division: KRESA/Young Adult Program*

*Position Type: *
11 month/ Full Time/37.5 hr/wk
Mon - Fri 7:00am-3:00pm
(Grade 11)

*Primary duties and responsibilities: *
Knowledge of subject matter, students' needs, and building/program policies

--- Assists with managing difficult behaviors through the use of de-escalation strategies or team restraint when students are in crisis and when in danger of hurting themselves, others, or property.
--- Collect data and progress monitor student's academic interventions and behavior objectives.
--- Leads and manages student classroom activities outside of classroom instruction.
--- Assists in instruction of students as designed by the teacher.
--- Provides feedback and monitors the classroom when students are working.
--- Performs classroom maintenance (cleaning, sanitizing, preparing, fixing) as required.
--- Assists with organization of daily classroom schedule and events calendar.
--- Implements rules of student conduct through PBIS and specific program expectations.
--- Maintains order in classroom and effectively disciplines students through classroom procedures and protocols.
--- Assists students with problem solving when adjustment and academic needs arise.
--- Keeps attendance, student records, anecdotal observations, evaluations as required by school and teacher.
--- Regular and consistent attendance.
--- Other duties as assigned

*Preferred skills and education: * (Preference given to a candidate with these skills, education, etc.)
High school diploma or equivalent. Paraprofessional positions for certain programs may require demonstrated competency level (Work keys test or ETS Paraprofessional Assessment) for meeting highly qualified status and /or an associate degree or 60 college credits

_*Apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs*_

*Kalamazoo RESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.*

*Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals.*

*Notice of Non-discrimination*: It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendent, Mindy Miller. Contact information: 269-250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.16 - $20.62 per hour

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Kalamazoo, MI 49006: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:
* Special education: 1 year (Preferred)
* Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Kalamazoo RESA, Kalamazoo , Special Education Paraprofessional - Young Adult Program, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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