Paraprofessional Part-Time - Educational Support - Morris

Milford, DE 19963, US
Oct 12, 2018
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Location: Morris Early Childhood Center

Reports To: Principal

Starting Date: ASAP

  • Eligible for Delaware Paraprofessional Certification using one of the three options:
  1. High School Diploma and Passing Paraprofessional Assessment or
  2. Completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher learning and accumulating at least 60 credits or
  3. Associate's degree or higher

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Assists pre-kindergarten students with daily living and self-care routines, such as feeding, toileting, dressing, etc.
  • Assists in a variety of instructional activities with an individual or groups of students as assigned.
  • Records data on individual students as assigned and in regards to IEP goals.
  • Assists in adapting/modifying instructional activities and materials.
  • Adjusts instructional style in response to student needs, ability or developmental level.
  • Reinforces subjects and behaviors taught by the teacher. Responds to student behavioral needs in ways which are appropriate and respectful to the student.
  • Monitors activities and behavior of children to ensure their physical and environmental safekeeping, as well as adherence to appropriate conduct and disciplinary controls.
  • Implements all accommodations/modifications and supports as outlined in a student Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relations with others.
  • Assists teachers in checking and objectively evaluating progress; teaches children individually and in small groups reinforcing skills based upon instructional guidelines.
  • Works with students who receive special education services and is sensitive to the specialized needs of these students.
  • Participate in professional growth activities.

Terms of Employment: 5.5 hours/day - 185 days per school year. Salary and work year to be according to the current salary schedule and the Professional Agreement.

Salary and Benefits: Salary range and benefits are commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with Board of Education Policy.

Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board's policy on evaluation of professional personnel.

Application Process:

Internal applicants must submit the following:
  • Letter of interest

External applicants must follow the application process. All qualified and interested persons are invited to complete the online application at . A paper version of the application is available upon request. Only completed packets will be considered. The following items must be included:
  • Resume
  • Copy of unofficial transcripts
  • Three separate letters of recommendation

Application Deadline: October 21, 2018

For more information contact: Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE 19963 Tel: 302-424-6393 or Email:

Employment with the Milford School District is contingent upon successful:
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Child Protection Registry Check
  • Physician's Health Certification
  • TB Test (within last five years)
  • Verification of Credentials and Past Employment
  • Adherence to School District Policies
  • Milford Board of Education Approval

Milford School District reserves the right to take disciplinary action up to and including termination upon discovering false or misleading statements and/or documents after an offer of employment has been accepted. The Human Resources staff will assist in completion of all required documentation.

Milford School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.

If any person has a complaint alleging any action which is prohibited by this policy, they should contact the Title IX Coordinator or the District 504 and ADA Coordinator, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, Delaware 19963. Telephone (302) 422-1600.

Reports To: Principal

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.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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