January 6, 2021
February 28, 2021
Connecting the Pieces is seeking a Virtual 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.
Position type: Contractor
Benefits of working as Contractor for CTP:
Flexibility in schedule creation within regular school hours (typically 8am-4pm) - select cases that fit your schedule availability.
Ability to set your own pay rate - you determine how much you make per hour.
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).
Provide services to students virtually
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