Paraprofessional - ESE Behavior (School Year 2024-2025)

Job | Posted a month ago
Employment Type
Base Salary
$16 - $17 per HOUR
Start Date
Valid Through
Position Areas
Early Childhood Development/Daycare
Special Education


Looking to make a difference in an innovative and dynamic non-profit agency? UCP of Central Florida unlocks the potential of thousands of children each year at our campuses, pediatric therapy clinics and parent support programs.

Job Summary

This position works in a K-12th grade ESE Behavior classroom supporting classes of approximately 9 students with more intense behavior needs with a 1:3 ratio of staff/student. The primary role of the LTA is to collaborate closely with the teacher and teacher assistant to implement tailored strategies to support students achieving high levels academically, socially, and emotionally.

This position also receives a twice a year pay differential bonus.

Job Responsibilities:

Implement individual education plan (IEP) goals as directed by teacher including providing small group instruction. Utilize and ensure consistent implementation of behavior techniques and classroom management techniques and collect required data. Assist in implementing individual behavior plan. Assist in setting up instructional materials and equipment, including enrichment materials for each unit, so that maximum use may be made of resources. Implements lessons plan including instructional groups per teacher’s direction. Assist in administering assessments/progress monitoring. Assist with the implementation and compliance of the MTSS process and support social skills implementation and documentation. Works with the teacher in documenting academic progress through authentic observations and data collection. Utilize and ensure consistent implementation of behavior techniques and classroom. Assist in the communication with therapists and Outside Service Provider and incorporate suggestions into classroom activities. Perform paraprofessional duties in his/her absence. Keep up on best and promising practices for education (i.e., attending professional development, participating in book studies, etc.) Provide caretaking/housekeeping duties as needed (i.e., changing of students, keeping classroom clean) Maintain positive staff and parent interactions and communication. Attend required training, meetings and events. Ensure the administration is informed of all parent and individual student concerns and complaints. Ensure compliance with procedures, requirements and guidelines set forth by UCP, HIPAA, NAEYC, Department of Education, 4C, Department of Children and Families, and other State and Federal agencies. Perform other duties as assigned. What UCP Offers

Our mission at UCP is to empower children with and without disabilities to achieve their potential by providing individualized support, education and therapy services in an inclusive environment. When you join UCP of Central Florida you partner with a team that is making a positive impact on the futures of our children. For over 60 years, we have been dedicated to enriching the lives of children of all abilities across Central Florida as 8 campuses: Downtown Orlando, East Orlando (near UCF), Kissimmee, Pine Hills, Lake Mary, and Winter Garden.

UCP of Central Florida offers a competitive benefit package available to all employees! Some perks to being a UCP Team Member include: health insurance (free option after the first year), dental insurance options, free life insurance, paid time off, discounted on-site childcare, 403B/Retirement match, short & long term disability, and support in continuing your education.

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UCP of Central Florida Charter Schools - Administration

4780 Data Court , Orlando, FL 32817

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UCP of Central Florida Charter Schools - Administration

4780 Data Court , Orlando, FL 32817