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Paraprofessional - Stratford

Company: Aspire Living & Learning
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Feel good about where you work and what you do!Starting at $36,000 a year!We are _Aspire Living & Learning_, a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities.Aspire Living & Learning is currently seeking a Paraprofessional to assist in providing instruction for children with behavioral disabilities in the classroom. The Paraprofessional will work closely with a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Special Education teacher to implement each student's educational and behavioral programs. This position is dedicated to increasing social skills, academic skills, self-regulatory skills, and promoting independence. Our Ideal Candidate Bachelor's degree in Behavior Analysis, Education, Psychology, Human Services, Speech Pathology, or a related field and knowledge in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred. At least 1 year of experience working with children with disabilities in a school setting within the past 5 years. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills in order to work cooperatively within the classroom. Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma required. Experience working directly with children with disabilities required. Excellent written and verbal communication. Ability to remain calm and patient at all times. Our Paraprofessionals enjoy working with a fun team of dedicated professionals to support children with a variety of needs. We believe in a healthy work/life balance, and our reputation for providing high quality, ethical services is one of our biggest assets. Full health, dental, and vision insurance Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for medical and dependent care 403(b) retirement plan and employer matching contribution Paid sick / personal days Life insurance (equal to twice your salary!) Short and long-term disability Focus on ongoing professional development Opportunities for advancement Tuition Reimbursement_Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities._Pay: $36,000.00 - $38,000.00 per yearWork Location: In person

Keywords: Aspire Living & Learning, Bridgeport , Paraprofessional - Stratford, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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