School Paraprofessional

$14/ Hour Starting Rate

Caring, compassionate, consistent, reliable and responsible workers with a desire to make a difference in the life of individuals with limited communication, physical and cognitive skills. Provide a positive and supportive environment with respect, dignity and confidentiality. Engages and promotes joyful interactions with all students, clients and staff at Berkshire Meadows.

School Educational Paraprofessionals (Weekdays, 7am - 3pm)

School Educational Paraprofessionals (Weekdays, 7am - 3pm)

As directed by the teacher carry out specific educational plans. Maintains cleanliness of classroom. Helps prepare instructional materials. Understands and implements each students Individual Educational Plan (IEP). Assists with activities of daily living, including meals and toileting. Supervises students at all times.

Basic Job Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Valid driver’s license (MA, CT, or NY State). Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, stand for long periods of time. Prefer, experience working with a Special Needs population. Must meet program requirements for background checks (Acceptable CORI - Criminal Offender Record Information and OIG).

Full-time with Benefits.
40 hours, 8 hours, 5 days per week
32 hours, 8 hour shift, 4 days per week

Part-time with Pro-rated Benefits.
24 hours, 8 hour shift, 3 days per week
20 hours, 5 hour shift, (9 am – 2 pm) 4 days per week

Generous Benefits Package

and real opportunities for career growth! Low-cost health insurance (if you have coverage & decline get $1 more in your hourly rate), 100% Paid full Family dental insurance; Starting on your first day a 401k match up to $800 per calendar year, Company-sponsored pension plan, Tuition Reimbursement - up to $4,000 per year, Life insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Supplemental Life/AD&D.