Connecting the Pieces is seeking a Special Education Paraprofessional to provide services to a student during school and camp hours for approximately 15 hours per week.
The Special Education Paraprofessional will accompany the student daily to and from camp starting on June 23rd until August 13th 2021.
The Paraprofessional will have the opportunity to start working with their student in the home prior to the start of camp in June.
About Connecting the Pieces:
Connecting the Pieces serves as one of Pennsylvania’s most respected, educationally based behavior service provider. CTP works with top professionals and has built an impressive record of quality and support.
Connecting the Pieces delivers interventions that improves the lives of learners with special education needs and their families while working collaboratively with the school team. We offer comprehensive services to students who present with challenging behaviors and educational need. CTP provides individual attention to each student we serve while bringing all those working with the student together to ensure a collaborative effort in helping the student reach their fullest potential.
Position type: Contractor
Benefits of working as a Contractor for CTP:
Some variation in schedule creation within the hours of 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Ability to set your own pay rate - you determine how much you make per hour.
Mileage reimbursement at the states IRS standard rate for in home services.
Implement student’s behavior plan throughout the school day and across other non-school settings as indicated
Monitor and collect data on each IEP goal and identified target areas of concern
Work collaboratively with the IEP team, including school and behavioral personnel
Obtain daily signatures/authorizations from parents or guardians
Input data into CTP and school specific systems regarding schedules, hours worked, attendance, cancellations, mileage and other required information in a timely fashion
Assist student to meet superior Educational and Behavioral Benchmarks
Maintain open and continuous communication with CTP office staff
Available during typical school hours
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to build a therapeutic rapport with student(s) and team members
Well-organized and reliable
48 college credits required
1 to 2 years’ experience working with children who have special needs
Human services clearances required
Personal transportation preferred
Connecting the Pieces is an equal employment opportunity provider. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in relation to the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity, against victims of domestic violence, sexual offenses, or stalking, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.