We are looking for a Paraprofessional to join the ACE Empower team! Reporting to the Special Education Department Chair and School Principal, you will work to support a student with disabilities throughout the school day. You will be responsible for providing small group, tutoring, and/or behavioral support. You also may be asked to support with campus supervision as needed.
- Support students and families: You believe that every student has extraordinary potential and that their proficiency and growth should be celebrated. You look forward to building links with students and their families and serving as a mentor to inspire and support student learning. You are motivated to track the progress of your students toward their instructional and behavioral goals, as outlined in their Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).
- Collaborate with key stakeholders: You’re willing and able to collaborate across the ACE Special Education team and discuss student progress with teachers, parents, administrators, and service providers. You have experience communicating effectively and respectfully and believe that people can grow through dedication and hard work.
Education & Experience
- You hold a high school diploma
- A bachelor’s degree and/or being enrolled in a Teaching Credential program are preferred.
You’ve been told that you have a positive attitude and that you are adaptable and ambitious.
You are a mission-driven individual who has experience working with diverse student populations, including English language learners and students with disabilities.
Your ability to speak in Spanish is preferred, but not required.
Salary & Benefits
- Starting at $18/hr
- This position is part-time - no more than 20 hours per week
- There are no benefits offered with this position.
- This position is NON-EXEMPT.
- To perform essential functions for the role, you should be able to:
- Talk, hear and communicate with both adults and children
- Use hands or fingers to handle objects, tools, or controls
- Walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms
- Occasionally lift or move up to 30 pounds and climb ladders
- In terms of vision, have close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
Join ACE: Where Students Realize Their Extraordinary Potential
We are the only charter school in California that strategically recruits students and families that have been left behind by the current education system. As a result, 92% of our students are considered low-income and 50% are classified as English-Learners. After 10 years, our model is beginning to see results: 95% of the ACE High School Class of 2016 have persisted to their 2nd year of college. Our family includes school leaders, staff, the central office, and our alumni; we are eager for you to join us!
ACE Charter Schools is committed to diversity & inclusion and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.