JobID 1797 : Paraprofessional (#2013993)

Job | Posted a month ago
Job Type


JOB TITLE:            Paraprofessional
REPORTS TO:      Building Principal

-Help teachers prepare and adapt instructional materials and classroom displays
-Help maintain a neat and orderly classroom
-Help with inventory, care and maintenance of equipment, books and supplies
-Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports
-Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers
-Assist students with disabilities according to their needs, including feeding, bathroom needs and personal hygiene
-Help manage behavior of students; this includes intervening in crisis situations and restraining disruptive or dangerous student behavior, as needed
-Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student's special educational, medical, physical, communicative and emotional needs
-Work with individual students or small groups to develop motor skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher
-Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom; this includes lunchroom, bus and playground duty
-Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students
-Maintain confidentiality\
-Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings and special events as assigned
-Perform other duties as assigned by the teacher, principal or other school personnel supervisor

-Applicants must possess a paraprofessional license issued by the State of Illinois

-The work year for this position is 180 days
-Salary is in accordance with the Paraprofessional salary
-Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
-Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry and push or pull heavy objects or materials
-Occasionally requires physical exertion to restrain a student based on the CPI model
-Occasionally stopping, bending and reaching

Salary will be regionally competitive and based upon experience

District offers competitive fringe benefits; including life, health, dental and vision insurance

Application Procedure
Applicants must apply online at and upload your letter of application with resume, Education: High School Diploma or College Transcripts (Awarded Degree), and three (3) letters of recommendation.  Internal applicants must complete transfer request at the same site.  Questions should be directed to Human Resources, Administration Center, 3015 W. 163rd Street, Markham, IL  60428  Prairie-Hills Elementary School District 144 conducts pre-employment drug tests and background checks.

Posted By

Prairie-Hills Elementary School District 144

3015 W 163rd St, Markham, IL 60428-5626
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$14,801 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246