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The 1:1 Special Education Paraprofessional will assist the Special Education Teacher in meeting the IEP objectives indicated for each student. All qualifications are considered essential to fulfill the requirements for the position of Special Education Program Paraprofessional.

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist the Special Education teacher in providing support for the educational activities and physical care of students as assigned by the teacher.
  • Assist the assigned student as directed by the Special Education Teacher.
  • Assist the Special Education teacher with record-keeping, data collection, materials preparation, and any other clerical tasks.
  • Supervise classroom activities or lessons for individuals/small groups of children under the direction of the teacher.
  • Supervise students' playground and leisure time activities during the school day as assigned by the teacher.
  • Support students in the general education environment as assigned by the teacher.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the classroom teacher and/or building principal, which the employee is qualified to perform.


Must hold a valid Illinois Paraprofessional License.

Experience with children is required. In addition, this person shall possess the personal characteristics and ability to work closely and cooperatively with district staff.


2023-2024 School Year:   32.50 hours/ week

As assigned by the MESPA guidelines. (Starting at $17.33/hour)

Position is: Open Until Filled

Additional Notes

Questions to: Principal Dr. Dusti Markham or Asst. Principal Nicholas Youngblood

How to Apply

Please submit an online application on the Frontline Recruiting and Hiring site, through the Moline-Coal Valley School District 40 website, under CAREERS > SUPPORT STAFF.

Please submit your application along with your certificate/license and three references.

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page


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