Now Accepting Resumes: Assistant Teacher/ Paraprofessional

Job Description:      Assistant Teacher/Paraprofessional

 Reports to: ADVANCE Academy Director

Main Function:

Assist in the administration of classroom instruction for assigned students in ADVANCE Academy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides instructional and clerical support for classroom teacher.
  • Directly supervises classroom instruction for each student assigned.
  • Implements curriculum in individual and small group settings.
  • Assist teacher in curriculum preparation, testing and updating and evaluating students’ progress.
  • Observes student progress and records relevant data.
  • Coordinates all materials with teaching team members.
  • Participates in parent/teacher conferences as needed.
  • Assists in keeping records of measurable outcomes.
  • Assists, as needed, in development of IEPs for classroom students.
  • Monitors assigned students across a variety of settings.
  • Assists other team members, as needed
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements:

  • Exhibit good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Contribute to a positive work climate and to overall team effort of the organization.
  • Adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to interpret guidelines and requirements
  • Punctual and reliable.

Experience, Education and Other Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma as well as at least two years’ experience/training in working with children with developmental disabilities and related communication delays.
  • Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred
  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification preferred
  • Paraprofessionals without an associate’s degree or higher must either have passed the ETS Para Pro Praxis to obtain certification or be actively pursuing a college degree.

Send resumes to Jack O’Connor, ADVANCE ACADEMY Director,