PARAEDUCATOR IA/SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT

Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School

Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District

South Yarmouth, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3821795
  • Application Deadline: September 30, 2022
  • Re-posted : June 21, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

POSITION: Paraeducator 1A/Special Education Assistant

SCHOOL: Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School

START DATE: As Soon as Possible

COMPENSATION: Per the collective bargaining agreement between the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School Committee and the
Dennis-Yarmouth Secretary and Assistants Association located on the DY website.

All internal applicants who are interested in this position should apply on SchoolSpring.com by March 31, 2022

Summary: Supports students, which may include, but not limited to, students with: low-incidence disabilities, autism, social-emotional needs, and behavioral concerns.

Responsibilities:
-Support and assist in the accommodation of the educational, behavioral and social/emotional needs of students with unique learning challenges.
-Implements and/or adapts modifications and accommodations to the environment or curricular materials as directed by the special education teacher/liaison, classroom teacher or related services provider.
-Collects data regarding students’ goals and/or objectives as directed by licensed staff.
-Supports the behavioral/social-emotional needs of students by utilizing pro-active, pro-social problem solving skills.
-Foster student independence while supporting individual needs.
-Responsible for carrying out tasks that allow students to meet their IEP goals and appropriately function in the educational setting. Tasks may include assisting with behavior, medical, social, academic or self-help interventions.
-Maintain proper confidentiality of student records.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Employer Description

    If you are a prospective employee or intern, we hope this information will be helpful to you as you make your decision about applying to our district.

    The Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District is proud to offer a tradition of excellence in our educational programs for students and in our work environment for employees. Planning for excellence requires vision - and our vision incorporates the following fundamental philosophy:

    We seek diverse, talented professionals to give the best school experience possible to our students. Dennis-Yarmouth provides its faculty and staff competitive salaries and benefits, excellent professional development opportunities, and a vibrant learning environment. If your personal mission and vision align with our pursuit of excellence, we invite you to check out our current job opportunities and submit an application.

    The Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a strong professional development program and supportive new teacher mentoring program. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions (below). We would like to hear from you.

    The District consists of six schools within two towns which are all governed by one school committee consisting of seven members. Four of the members represent the Town of Yarmouth and three of the members represent the Town of Dennis. We serve over three thousand five hundred students from Pre-school level through Grade Twelve and employ almost 600 permanent employees.

    If you are applying for a professional position, your application must include the following attachments:

    -Cover letter
    -Resume
    -Three written letters of recommendation signed by the recommender
    -A copy of official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate degrees. A copy of an official transcript is also required for graduate credits beyond the Maste'rs degree in order to be placed in the Master's +15, 30, 45 or 60 lanes.
    -Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education certification
    -If you are applying for a clinical position (nurse, psychologist, social worker, speech pathologist, occupational or physical therapist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst) please also include your license issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    Our School will achieve its mission when students:

  • Think creatively and critically
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately
  • Collaborate for a common purpose
  • Respect themselves and others
  • Become active citizens
  • Practice and demonstrate personal wellness

    Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School provides a wide range of exciting educational opportunities for all of our students. We have the college preparatory classes, honors level courses and the Advanced Placement classes necessary for academic success. If students want a class we do not offer in our school, they can take the course online through the Cape’s largest Virtual High School program. Our 8th Grade Early High School program has experienced tremendous success with its emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). We offer many electives including technology classes, a strong art program, and a first class music program. Students can balance classroom academics with work-based learning internships in the community so they can see how their knowledge is put into use in a real world setting. Sports teams, clubs and many other after school activities help round out the D-Y experience. Come to D-Y for a great educational experience. We will help you achieve your dreams. Go Dolphins! Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications:
      -Must be highly qualified.
      -Associate’s degree, 2 years of college or passing score on the ParaPro or Workkeys assessment.
      -Knowledge of child development (intellectual, social/emotional, and physical)
      -12 months experience working with students with special needs is desirable.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Judy Provencher , Principal's Secretary
    • 210 Station Avenue
    • South Yarmouth, Massachusetts 026641862
    • Phone: 508-398-7630
    • Fax: 508-398-7602
    • Email: click here

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