Employment Type
Industry
Education
Job Location
Philadelphia
Working Hours
Day time hours
Date posted
April 22, 2021
Valid through
June 1, 2021
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Position title
Paraprofessional
Description

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.

Responsibilities
  • 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

 

Qualifications
  • 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.

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