Paraprofessional - HB Middle School

Wilmington, DE 19805, US
Sep 18, 2018
Grade Level
Middle School

HB Middle School is seeking a Paraprofessional (Male preferred)

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.

  • 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

To Apply:

District Applicants:

Completed Online Internal Transfer Application via Join Delaware Schools

Letter of Interest


Non-District Applicants:

Completed Online Application via Join Delaware Schools

Letter of Interest


Three letters of reference

Out-of-state applicants must provide evidence of certification


Kenny Oates


Reports To: Designated Administrator

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