Paraprofessional Contract Job Opportunity Now Available in Indianapolis, IN

  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Paraprofessional
  • 22 days ago

Exciting Opportunity: Full-Time Paraprofessional Position in Indianapolis, IN

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students? Blazer Jobs, in collaboration with a leading school district in Indianapolis, IN, is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as full-time Paraprofessionals. If you have at least one year of experience and meet all federal and state requirements for licensing and certifications, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position.

Position Overview: As a Paraprofessional in Indianapolis, IN, you will play a vital role in supporting the academic and social-emotional development of students within the school district. You will work closely with teachers and other school staff to provide individualized assistance to students with diverse learning needs. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the success of students and become an integral part of their educational journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist teachers in implementing lesson plans and instructional activities
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with special needs, including those with disabilities or English language learners
  • Reinforce learning concepts and help students develop academic and social skills
  • Assist students with assignments, projects, and classroom activities as needed
  • Monitor student behavior and provide positive reinforcement and encouragement
  • Support students during transitions between activities and classrooms
  • Assist with the supervision of students during lunch, recess, and other non-instructional periods
  • Collaborate with teachers, therapists, and other support staff to implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavioral interventions
  • Maintain a safe and supportive learning environment for all students
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues to ensure student success

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (associate's degree or higher preferred)
  • At least one year of experience working with students in an educational or childcare setting
  • Completion of paraprofessional training or certification program (if required by state or district)
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement instructional strategies and accommodations for diverse learners
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to help students succeed
  • Ability to adapt to the changing needs of students and respond effectively to challenging behaviors
  • Commitment to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including vision, medical, and dental insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer matching contributions
  • Internal payroll system with weekly direct deposit for convenience
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Supportive work environment with professional support and advocacy services

How to Apply: Don't miss this exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students in Indianapolis, Indiana! To apply for this full-time Paraprofessional position, please email a copy of your resume to Patrick Skirpan at [email protected]. For more information about this position and to discuss compensation and benefits, please call or text Patrick at (813) 219-1129.

Join us in empowering students to reach their full potential. Apply now and become a valued member of our team of dedicated educators and support staff!

Patrick Skirpan
Recruiting Advisor
(813) 219-1129
[email protected]

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