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October 12, 2022
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Special Education Paraprofessional- Lehigh County

Connecting the Pieces is seeking a Special Education Paraprofessional to provide services to students during traditional school hours who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emotional Disturbance, Specific Learning Disability, Intellectual Disability, Other Health Impairment as well as learners with no diagnosis but require assistance.

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.

  • Provide services to students in the home, school, or community setting
  • Implement student’s behavior plan throughout the school day
  • 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 parent or guardian
  • 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 individual goals and objectives
  • Maintain open and continuous communication with CTP office staff
  • Associate degree and/or two years of postsecondary study (48 college credits)
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience working with children who have special needs
  • Available during typical school hours
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build a rapport with student(s) and team members
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • PA State and FBI clearances
  • Personal transportation preferred
Job Benefits


On-Boarding Reimbursement Incentive:

  • Details to follow.


Position type: Contractor

Benefits of working as a Contractor for CTP:

  • Flexibility in schedule creation within regular school hours (typically 8am-4pm) - select cases that fit your schedule availability.
  • Ability to negotiate a hourly rate with the Human Resources Department
  • Freedom to decide how much time you want to work each week - work as many cases (hours) or as few as you like (based on case availability)

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Position: Special Education Paraprofessional- Lehigh County

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