Burr and Burton Academy is looking for a qualified, intensive needs, Special Education Paraprofessional. This position will provide support to the teacher in small group settings by working individually with students on academic objectives, reinforcing behaviors or learned materials, and facilitating computer-based learning.
The paraeducator is expected to assist students, with intensive special needs, with homework assignments, class projects, test preparation, and to communicate with the case manager about upcoming due dates/events. Responsibilities are based on IEP accommodations such as scribing, support in test taking, and/or reading. The paraeducator is the primary liaison between the classroom teacher and the student’s case manager.
Responsibilities also include facilitating educational access for students who may have significant cognitive, social/emotional, behavioral, and/or daily living skills challenges.
The ideal candidate will have experience working with children with complex disabilities, have excellent communication skills and have the desire to learn new skills. This candidate must also be caring, patient and must enjoy working collaboratively in a team oriented environment.
Burr and Burton Academy provides an excellent benefits package that includes medical and dental coverage up to a single plan, 403(b) matching contributions, paid sick/personal days and school calendar vacations and holidays.
Background check required.
Interested Candidates should forward a letter of interest, resume and three references to:
Payroll & Human Resources Manager
Burr and Burton Academy
PO Box 498
Manchester, VT 05254