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Job Coach Paraprofessional

Company: West Hartford Public Schools
Location: Hartford
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Job Coach Paraprofessional (2 Vacancies)Location: Post-Secondary ProgramWest Hartford Public Schools is seeking a candidate with a proactive and positive attitude for a full-time Job Coach Paraprofessional position for the start of the 2022-23 school year. Job Coach Paraprofessionals work with adolescents and young adults across a variety of settings including in schools/classrooms, vocational sites, and in the community. Lifting, walking, and other physical duties including addressing activities of daily living are associated with this position. The candidate must be flexible and able to easily adapt as requested and present as mature with good interpersonal skills, and responsible decision-making abilities. This is a 10-month position with full benefits such as participation in town pension plan, paid holidays, sick days, family illness days and a personal day.Qualification: High school educationResponsibilities: Supervise and monitor students in school, community, vocational, and leisure time activities across a variety of settings. Make mature decisions, problem-solve, and work collaboratively with colleagues, teachers, and community partners. Understand and adapt to students' abilities, and implement strategies to foster students' increasing independence across settings. Assist students in self-care areas as needed, including but not limited to, personal hygiene, toileting/changing, feeding, dressing, mobility, lifting, and positioning.Rate of pay is $20.52 per hour.Please include a current resume and 3 letters of recommendation dated within the last 365 days.Excellent health/dental benefits and working conditions.Equity and Anti-Racism VisionWe, the members of West Hartford Public Schools, dedicate ourselvesto the pursuit of equity. Equitable schools are those that value andhonor ALL in our community as unique individuals capable ofmaximizing their true potential. We make a solemn promise to identifyand dismantle all elements of systemic racism and historical inequities.We vow to clear paths, with a relentless duty to those in traditionallymarginalized groups. We pledge to partner with ALL families in theservice of the success of each child.

Keywords: West Hartford Public Schools, Hartford , Job Coach Paraprofessional, Education / Teaching , Hartford, Connecticut

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