Paraprofessional - Richardson Park Learning Center Summer Program

Wilmington, DE 19805, US
Mar 06, 2018
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Location: Richardson Park Learning Center/Early Years Program

Preschool, Preschool Autism, KN- 5 th Autism

June 18 - July 26 Mondays - Thursdays

Reports To: Designated Administrator

Primary Function: Assist in carrying out the Individualized Education Program for a student or small group of students once trained by a professional staff member

Duties Include:
  • Assist students in meeting their physical needs in order to benefit from the educational program. Responsibilities include lifting, transferring, positioning, feeding, diapering, using adaptive equipment and assisting with personal hygiene routines
  • Assist students in swimming in the pool to enhance their physical mobility.
  • Assist students in physical education activities, educational, community, and vocational activities, job training coach at vocational sites, and recording student data.
  • Prepare the physical environment for the day's activities including the gathering of materials, maintaining an orderly environment, and securing materials and equipment at the end of the work day.
  • Perform routine paperwork and record keeping tasks related to the duties of the profession to whom the paraprofessional is assigned.
  • Works cooperatively with all school personnel and students to maintain positive school relationships.
  • Demonstrates regularity in attendance and promptness in reporting.
  • Apply consistent and appropriate standards of behavior, achievement, and discipline to individual students, as agreed upon with professional staff and as written in the student's IEP
  • Participate in in-service workshops designed to improve competencies in working with students.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor or designee.

  1. Completion of two years of higher education; or
  2. Completion of an Associate's Degree; or
  3. High School Diploma/GED and ParaPro Assessment Test (There is a $49.00 fee for this test)
  4. Lift up to 50 pounds

Note: Red Clay Employees, Summer Rate for all 12-month programs is "per diem"

Non-Red Clay Employees, Summer EPER rate

To Apply:

District Applicants:

Completed Online Internal Transfer Application

Letter of Interest


Non-District Applicants:

Completed Online Application

Letter of Interest


Three letters of reference
  • Out-of-state applicants must provide evidence of certification

Contact Information:

Gail Humphreys Mackenzie


A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

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