Paraprofessional Teaching Assistant

Department: Children's Development Center
Type of position: Full-time
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Location: Chicago, IL

 JOB TITLE:                 Paraprofessional Teaching Assistant 

DEPARTMENT:          Children’s Development Center 

REPORTS TO:            Principal 

STATUS:                      Full-Time, Nonexempt 

SCHEDULE:                Monday – Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. 

LOCATION:                 Central Office  

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: Assist Special Education Teacher in providing Common Core Curriculum connected learning opportunities and Expanded Common Core learning opportunities which include both developmental academic skills and life skills instruction. The Paraprofessional also provides daily care of children who are in attendance at the Children’s Development Center during the school day under the immediate supervision of the Classroom Teacher, and Principal and also works in cooperation with Therapy Staff for optimal child outcomes. The Paraprofessional is also required to keep and report learning outcomes appropriately in data-based and outcomes oriented practices.  



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The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer in full compliance with local, state, and federal Civil Rights and Affirmative Action laws. 

The Chicago Lighthouse maintains a strong policy of accommodation and a consistent practice of employing qualified individuals with disabilities.





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