Warsaw Community Schools

Specialized Paraprofessional - Washington STEM Academy (2854)

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TitleSpecialized Paraprofessional - Washington STEM Academy
Posting ID2854

Reports to: Supervising Teacher

General Summary: A specialized paraprofessional assists the classroom teacher in providing a safe learning environment where children’s individual needs are met. 


Essential Functions:

  • Implements IEP and Behavior Plan under the supervision of the teacher.
  • Assists the teacher with the learning activities of students in both group and 1-on-1 settings.
  • Assists students with health and self-help needs, including but not limited to, feeding, toileting, positioning, and dressing. This may require operating specialized equipment.
  • Assists students in developing social and emotional skills.
  • Assists with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, recess, field trips, specials, and general education.
  • Participates in general and job specific training as determined by the supervising teacher and principal.
  • Supervises students in instructional activities at the direction of the teacher, including Math, English, fine motor skills, and handwriting.
  • Communicates with the supervising teacher on student progress and/or special needs of students.
  • Assists teacher with recording student progress data.
  • Assists with bus duty in the mornings and afternoons, helping load and unload students.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more.
  • Performs other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintains confidentiality as defined within the policy and procedure manual.


  • Education – High School Diploma (minimum), 60  college credits/Associate’s Degree/ability to pass the ParaPro Assessment
  • Experience – Evidence of experience working with students
  • Required: Hepatitis B Vaccine (paid for by school) and Crisis Prevention Intervention training (paid for by school)

Length of Position: 36 weeks (for the school year)

Position Type: Non-exempt


These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a specialized paraprofessional.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationWashington Elementary

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/25/2021