Special Education Paraprofessional

Job | Posted 15 days ago
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 Join the Fremont School District 79 Team 


Fremont School District 79 is seeking a Special Education Paraprofessional for the 2024-2025 school year.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal


  • Illinois Paraprofessional License


The special education paraprofessional will provide assistance to the special education teacher through direct support of student educational, social, physical, and emotional needs, either within the special education class or the regular education classroom.


The Paraprofessional will be expected to provide assistance to identified students in general education or special education classrooms. The classroom teacher and the special educator will oversee and direct the paraprofessional’s daily activities. The Paraprofessional:
  • Assists the teacher in working with special education students to reinforce instructional material initially introduced by the teacher.
  • Supervises students in the playground, lunchroom, buses and other non-instructional areas as required and requested by the classroom teacher, principal and assistant principal.
  • Participates in collaborative planning for instruction with the teacher.
  • Assists the teacher in preparing the classroom for school, storing materials and getting the classroom ready for the closing of school.
  • Coordinates and maintains individual help and assistance to an individual special education student.
  • Accompanies special education students to special area classes or to and from buses as needed.
  • Attends school district and team meetings, when necessary or appropriate.
  • Supports students during independent study, enrichment work and remedial work set up by the classroom teacher.
  • Performs clerical, administrative and safety tasks for the teacher, including making copies, preparing bulletin boards, filing, cleaning equipment and toys, setting up audio-visual equipment, etc.
  • Maintains or modifies a student's curriculum to the needs of the student as required and directed by the teacher.
  • Assists special education students in any testing and observes and records student progress as needed.
  • Keeps the classroom neat and orderly.
  • Assists with preparing and maintaining student records when requested.
  • Performs other related duties as may be necessary and assigned by the building principal, assistant principal and teacher.

  • $17.24/hour
  • Full benefits package
  • Paid time off
  • Employee Assistance Program


Posted By

Fremont School District 79

28855 North Fremont Center Road , Mundelein, IL 60060

At the following locations

Lincoln Early Childhood Center

200 W Maple Avenue , Mundelein, IL 60060