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Daily Living Skills Paraprofessional - Camden

Company: KIPP New Jersey
Location: Camden
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

About KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey is part of the nationally recognized "Knowledge Is Power Program" network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students for success in college and in life. In 2002, KIPP New Jersey first opened its doors in Newark's South Ward as a single class of 80 fifth graders and has since grown to educate 7,035 students in grades K-12 across 15 schools in Newark and Camden. More than 90% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced meals.

By 2025, KIPP New Jersey will have fifteen schools in Newark and five in Camden providing a world-class education to over 10,300 students. To learn more, visit www.kippnj.org.

Job Description

Here's what you need to know:

We're looking for a one on one paraprofessional for the current school year! Our middle school is seeking new teammates to ensure our schools are great places for all students. Our teammates are dynamic leaders both in and outside of their classroom. They love students, families and the community they serve. They are also willing to do whatever it takes to make sure their students learn and achieve.

Working at KIPP New Jersey is about being student-focused. It's about teamwork. It's about having fun and having the freedom to lead in ways that are most successful for your students. It's also about making an impact in Camden, a city that is experiencing a renaissance and on the verge of revolutionizing how America views education in urban communities

A bit more about you--- you have experience working with students with cognitive learning disabilities and understand how to get them excited about learning. You have the passion and drive to work with students and put them on a path to college a choice-filled life.

Here's What You'll Be Doing

Joining our middle school as a paraprofessional comes with a lot of growth opportunities, but with great power comes great responsibility. Here are a few for this position:
Work one on with a student with a cognitive learning disability
Provide assistance with individualized programmed materials
Assist in carrying out programs of support staff (SLP, OT, PT, APE)
Assist students with activities of daily living (diapering, eating)
Maintain appropriate records and daily/weekly tracking sheets
Assist with progress monitoring for individualized education plans
Assist in education demonstrations, if necessary Be a good TEAMmate - work closely with other school staff to reinforce expectations for all students
Qualifications

Must Haves
Experience supporting with daily living skills such as diapering and feeding
Experience supporting students with a cognitive learning disability
Exhibit positive rapport with students
This job requires the individual to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent a legally required accommodation, pursuant to a New Jersey Executive Order and federal and state guidance

Nice To Haves
A record of exceptional student achievement and results at a high-performing charter network/charter management organization.
A belief that all students deserve a world-class education which can be achieved through education reform
Speak Spanish and English

Additional Information

Compensation & Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP NJ offers a full comprehensive benefits plan, including health care, retirement, an optional subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, a school laptop and transportation benefits for TEAMmates commuting into New Jersey from the Philadelphia area.

KIPP New Jersey - KIPP Miami is an equal opportunity employer

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