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Special Education Paraprofessional - St. Charles School

Catholic Charities New Hampshire

Catholic Charities New Hampshire is one of the largest non-profit social services agencies, serving 1-in-12 New Hampshire residents overcome major life obstacles, build independence and move their lives forward. Programs include Counseling Services, The New Hampshire Food Bank, The CareGivers, Our Place, Parish & Community Services, Immigration Legal Services and the St. Charles School. For more information, please visit www.cc-nh.org.


St. Charles School, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, is looking for a Special Education Paraprofessional to join our dedicated team of special education teachers, paraprofessionals, behavioral consultants and administrators. Working under the direction of a certified teacher, the Special Education Paraprofessional will assist students with special needs and support the teacher with classroom activities and clerical functions.

St. Charles School provides academic, social, emotional and behavioral services in a therapeutic setting for male and female students in grades K-8.  We are a private provider of special education serving public school students. Our curriculum is non-religious.

With decades of experience supporting child trauma survivors, St. Charles is uniquely positioned to work with children who display severe behaviors in the typical classroom setting. We provide a safe and nurturing environment to help students heal, build meaningful connections; and over time, develop the positive behaviors to successfully reintegrate into traditional school environments.

Requirements:
  • High School diploma or GED with a minimum of 48 college credit hours or an Associate's degree
  • Department of Education certification in the State of NH with endorsement code #0090 or #0091, preferred
  • Experience working with at-risk and high-risk children is preferred
  • Work independently and make decisions within the framework of established guidelines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willing to work without immediate supervision in direct one-on-one and small group instruction
  • Willing to travel to different sites and work with students and classes as assigned
  • Accept, understand and relate to students who have behavioral, emotional, learning or physical disabilities
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Willing to be trained and/or updated in First Aid and CPR
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer systems preferred
Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the implementation of daily lesson plans under the direction of the teacher
  • Participate in the implementation of student IEP's
  • Provide one-on-one or group instruction after initial instruction by the teacher
  • Proctor and review student tests and assignments
  • Assist students with self-help, motor skills, academic skills and social skills
  • Assist students with technology and other resources
  • Adapt materials and equipment to meet specific needs and learning styles of the student
  • Assist in implementing speech, physical and occupational therapy goals by working with students to meet IEP goals
  • Maintain a safe and positive learning environment
  • Maintain accurate records and reports
How to Apply:

If you are someone who appreciates and cares for the welfare of children with special needs, please apply now by sending your resume, cover letter, and salary requirments to Kevin Spillane (Recruitment and Compensation Specialist) at kspillane@nh-cc.org.

Job Location:

Rochester

Date Added: March 29, 2019

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