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Paraprofessional needed to assist in classrooms throughout the district. 

Responsibilities and duties include (but are not limited to):

  1. Foster a classroom climate that is attractive and motivational for students’ learning.
  2. Implement small group or individual lesson plans created by teacher as needed, and complete other tasks that may be requested by the teacher.
  3. Flexibility with job assignments due to changes in staffing patterns and types of assistance needed.
  4. Be familiar with each student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP) which indicates the child’s present level of performance, objective to meet the child’s needs, evaluation procedures and schedules for determining when objectives are met.
  5. Provide whole classroom behavior management while also implementing individual behavior plans.
  6. Help develop, implement, and monitor progress towards IEP goals and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) and Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA).
  7. Communicate effectively with all students and faculty.
  8. Strive to improve leadership skills through self-initiated professional growth and development activities by utilizing information and insights gained in professional efforts for self-improvement. 
  9. Other duties as requested by a school administrator. 


1. At least 19 years old. 

2. Must have or qualify for a paraprofessional license. 

3. District will assist with costs associated in obtaining a teaching license. 


Salary range is between $15.00  and $20.50 per hour, based upon education/experience. The district pays all individual health, IMRF and employee benefits. 

Additional Notes

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and interviews are scheduled. State date will be determined by selected candidates availability. 

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Janet Gladu, 404 West Main Street, La Harpe, Illinois 61450 or email to jgladu@laharpeeagles.com

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