Special Ed Paraprofessional Needed in Oak Lawn, IL

  • Oak Lawn, IL
  • Schools - Paraprofessional
  • 14 days ago

Job Description

Special Needs Paraprofessional Needed at a School in Oak Lawn, Illinois!

ProCare Therapy, an educational staffing organization working in your area, are currently looking for a strong and qualified candidate for a Special Education Paraprofessional position currently open in Oak Lawn, IL. Our ideal candidate is one that has a strong passion for working with children, along with an immense dedication to upholding and protecting the wellbeing of each student worked with. The position will run through the end of the 23/24 school year. 

Job Description:

  • Full-Time Position

  • Monday - Friday

  • Location: Oak Lawn, IL

  • Caseload Details: Age Group Dependent on Placement

  • More Details Available Upon Interviewing!

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Support children during play and general activities in class and around the school, including those with mobility issues or behavioral problems. This may also involve helping with personal care needs such as toileting and eating.

  • Assist the special education teacher in organizing and preparing materials for the day, setting up the classroom, and going over education plans for the students.

  • Assist students with physical disabilities in the classroom with tasks such as moving around, sitting up, eating, or writing.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education Obtained: High School Diploma

  • Active Illinois Para Educators License Needed!

  • Reliable Transportation

  • Experience and Passion Working with Children

  • Ability to Pass a Drug Screening and Background Check

For any further information about this position or about ProCare Therapy, please reach out to me through email at [email protected]. I would be more than happy to discuss the position further with you, or to answer any questions you have about it. I look forward to potentially working with you! 

Tom Austin

Director of Educational Resources

[email protected]

(770) 325-0556

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