Paraprofessional/Instructional Aide

New Beginnings Family Academy
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

The NBFA Paraprofessional/IA must be committed to and advocate for NBFA's mission to provide its students a rigorous education that ensures academic success and builds character in partnership with their families. The Paraprofessional/IA helps the classroom teacher differentiate instruction by leading small group and one-on-one instruction to reach every student. The Paraprofessional/IA must collaborate with the teacher to maintain open lines of communication with students and families.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Help teachers maintain a structured, positive classroom that encourages students to think critically

2. Work with teachers to ensure continuous student growth

3. Work with teachers to modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles and special needs

4. Work collaboratively with special education teachers and interventionists to ensure that children meet IEP goals

5. Continually use data to inform instructional decisions

6. Participate in grade level data teams and Professional Learning Communities to share best practices and help improve overall school performance

7. Provide students curriculum-based enrichment in a STRETCH Academy club

8. Lead curriculum-based academics and enrichment in Summer Boost Academy

9. Maintain cooperative and respectful working relationships with students, parents and school personnel

10. Communicate effectively and regularly, both orally and in writing, with students and parents

11. Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment school-wide

12. Satisfy professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, attending grade level meetings, performing duties

13. Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers and leaders

The Paraprofessional/IA must:

1. Be on the teacher track or have 1-3 years of experience in education, child care or related field

2. Understand that all work responsibilities are subject to performance goals and/or targets established as part of the Board's and school's organizational planning

3. Be willing and able to receive constructive criticism to improve practices to help students

4. Fervently believe in NBFA's mission


The salary range is $25,000 - $35,000 plus benefits


Please submit a cover letter and resume to