LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA, United States 19148

Paraprofessional PCA – Philadelphia (RF: 2240)

We are currently seeking a Paraprofessional for a full-time position working one-on-one with a student with special needs in the Philadelphia, PA 19148 area. The student primarily needs support with reading, math, and behavior. Eligible candidates must have a High School Diploma (or equivalent) and up-to-date clearances.

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Preference is given to candidates with previous experience
  • Must have up-to-date clearances (from within one year) and valid CPR/First-Aid
  • Must have a genuine passion for working with students who have special needs
  • Must be comfortable providing support with toileting and/or changing
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have exceptional communication skills
  • Facilitate communication between student, peers, and the educational team
  • Act as a liaison in communicating with teachers and district staff regarding the ongoing needs of students
  • Support parental involvement activities
  • Provide support across all educational settings; escort and supervise students to various locations across all educational settings.
  • Assist a student to ambulate, position, and transfer
  • Support students in a range of motion and other exercises
  • Assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) (e.g. feeding, grooming, bathing, toileting, diapering, etc.).
  • Monitor the incidence and prevalence of designated health problems or medical conditions (e.g., seizure precautions or extreme lethargy)
  • Cue, redirect, or monitor to ensure that the student performs ADL tasks when a cognitive impairment prevents a student from knowing when or how to carry out the task (e.g., a student may not be able to dress without instruction on how to do so or need reminders of what to do and when)
  • Observe/monitor and redirect/intervention to assist with the completion of ADLs
  • Cue the student to pay attention, participate in activities, and complete tasks
  • Participate in the implementation of each student’s IEP (Individualized Educational Plan) and C.E.Rs (if applicable)
  • Assist with data collection of student performance
  • May be trained, when qualified, to occasionally transport students.
  • Follow any individualized support plans that may be a part of a student’s educational program (e.g., behavior, communication, health, transportation). Track information about each student including needs, strengths, gains, and problem areas.

At Humanus, we are devoted to making a difference and improving the lives of others. We proudly serve schools and behavioral health facilities throughout the nation. Our dedication and passion for helping others make us more than a referral service. Establish a relationship with one of the nation’s largest referral agencies for behavioral-health, choose positions that best fit your schedule, and allow yourself to grow professionally.

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Send Resumes to forwardappsin@humanus.com 2240

CATEGORY: Education | JOB TYPE: Full-Time |

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