Paraprofessional (Instructional)

Posted 3 months ago
Start Date



  • Completion of two years of study at an institution of higher learning or
  • An associate’s (or higher) degree

Position Summary

  • The Co-Teacher assists the classroom teacher by working with students to promote the child’s achievement of educational goals and learning objectives within a general education classroom setting.

Job Responsibilities:     

  • Supports students by reinforcing personal, social, behavioral, and academic learning goals.
  • Assists with classroom management, providing students with needed positive behavioral supports. 
  • Supports student participation in class activities providing prompting, cueing, modeling, and coaching as needed. 
  • Promotes student independence, fading supports when appropriate; helping students develop competence and self-confidence. 
  • Assists school staff in maintaining a safe and effective learning environment for academic and non-academic settings (i.e. lunchrooms, study halls, playgrounds and buses). 
  • Observes the actions of students and provides input and collects data when required. 
  • Provides minor clerical assistance to certified staff. 
  • Accepts field trip, before and after school assignments if available. 
  • Maintains confidentiality of students at all times. 
  • Performs other related duties as required

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Terms of Employment: 

  • 10 Month Position


  • Between the hours of 7:45 am - 3:45 pm or 8:15 am 4:15 pm depending on the school needs 

Posted By

East Orange Community Charter School

99 Washington St , East Orange, NJ 07017

At the following locations

East Orange Community Charter School

99 Washington St , East Orange, NJ 07017