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Special Education/General Education Paraprofessional

Specific assignment may vary as student needs change.  Many paraprofessionals will support students in a variety of different roles within a school day.  Some examples of duties below, as well as other duties as assigned:

Individual Student Care (as applicable)

  • Assist student off and on bus at the beginning and end of day.
  • Accompany student to lunch and assist in feeding, when necessary.
  • Assist student in toileting, transfers, and hygiene issues as necessary.
  • Maintain documentation logs on activities/behaviors of students as directed by the teacher.
  • Become familiar with various technology and equipment based on student need.

Supporting Instructional Duties

  • Implement teacher designed review/reinforcement activities.
  • Assist all students in the classroom during centers, small groups, etc. as directed by the teacher.
  • Assist in modifying materials from the general education classroom as necessary.
  • Collaborate with related services and teaching staff.
  • Support use of technology devices, augmentative communication, and adaptive materials.
  • Support differentiated instruction.
  • Accompany and assist students in related services, specials, lunch, recess, and/or general education classes as needed.
  • Data collection support.




Applicants must hold the appropriate certification for working as a paraprofessional as listed by ISBE and ROE #17.


Starting wage for the 2024-2025 school year will be $16.50 per hour.  Additional insurance benefits after 60 days.

Additional Notes

Anticipated opening for the 2024-2025 school year. 

How to Apply

Please email letter of interest and resume (including two references) to Julie L. Schultz, Principal, schultzju@dwight.k12.il.us.  Interviews will begin immediately for qualified applicants.

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