JobID 3003 : (1.0 FTE) Paraprofessional - Individualized Learning Program (#1837411)

Job | Posted 12 days ago

                Mission Statement

The mission of North Shore School District 112, a community partnership committed to a world-class education, is to nurture every child to become an inspired learner, a well-rounded individual and contributing member of a global community by striving for excellence within an environment that fosters innovation, respect, engagement and intellectual inquiry.

Paraprofessional work under the supervision of a certified staff member for the purpose of assisting a teacher, classroom, department, or program which is in need of additional help due to special circumstances, such as class size, disabilities of students, the need to manage records, supplies, or instructional materials.

Job Summary:
The paraprofessional works under the supervision of the program teachers to primarily support one student with needs in any of the areas of academics, functional skills and/or physical assistance. The paraprofessional has many responsibilities that occur under the supervision of the classroom teacher including, but not limited to, the following:
  • Delivering academic, behavioral, and functional skills instruction to assigned students in whole-class, small-group, and individual settings;
  • Collecting data to measure assigned students’ growth utilizing a variety of evidence-based measures;
  • Implementing individualized behavior intervention plans (BIPs) for assigned students as required;
  • Preparing for, and directly participating in, the development and on-going review of assigned students’ individualized education plans (IEPs) as required;
  • Providing direct support to assigned students in integrated settings;
  • Providing direct supervision to assigned students upon arrival, dismissal, and other required times during the school day;
  • Participating in on-going professional development to continuously improve their ability to serve assigned students;
  • Assisting in toileting and feeding of students;
  • Assisting in lifting or transfer of students;
  • Assisting in Non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) when necessary;
  • Assisting in the on-going support of student assistive technology use;
  • Collaborating with certified staff to provide a multi-disciplinary and seamless educational experience for students.
  • Collaborating with the Team to constructively address student, staff, and parent concerns;
  • Other duties as assigned by an administrator.

• Must hold the state paraprofessional or substitute license
• Highly positive attitude with excellent work habits
• Ability to work cooperatively and pleasantly with others
• Highly professional language and demeanor
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to serve as a positive role model for children
• Knowledge of computers and technology helpful

Working Conditions:
Salary: $14.93 per hour plus excellent benefits , IMRF Retirement Pension Service Credit, paid sick, personal, and bereavement leave, and other benefits in a 7 hour paid work day.

Application Procedure:
Apply on line by completing the on line application and uploading support materials. PLEASE NO CALLS OR EMAILS.

Selection Procedure:
The principal will review on line applications and supporting materials and the principal will call individuals in for interviews. After initial interviews, candidates meet with the Deputy Superintendent who may recommend the individual for hire by the Board of Education.

The North Shore School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted By

North Shore School District 112

1936 Green Bay Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-3112
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$20,328 (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