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Instructional Paraprofessional

Code Number
Instructional Paraprofessional
Independence Academy
Position Summary:

A paraprofessional, under general supervision, provides assistance to a classroom teacher, performing a variety of tasks relating to the physical and instructional needs of students in a classroom setting; assists in the implementation of instructional programs, including self-help and behavior management as well as instruction.

Description of Responsibilities

● Work closely with classroom teachers to implement targeted interventions and enrichment in a small group setting.
● Progress monitor students and keep detailed anecdotal notes to help the classroom teacher determine next steps.
● Meet weekly with classroom teachers to collaborate on student learning and responsive teaching.
● Participate in ongoing professional development in reading assessment, critical questioning, and social-emotional development.
● Active supervision of students during lunch and recess.
Full health benefits
Dental, vision, and life
Paid time off
yearly bonus
Sign on bonus

High school diploma, at least two years of college (48 units) or an associate’s degree. First aid and CPR certified, willingness to be trained in reading assessments, and expand professional development around social, emotional and instructional strategies

If you are interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and [email protected]
Start Date
14.50 - 17.00 an hour, based on experience.
Contact Becky Polniak
Phone: 9702546850
Fax: (970) 241-2064
675 29 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81504