Special Education Paraprofessional

WAR Ministry Corporation - New Brunswick, NJ (30+ days ago)3.5


WAR Ministry Corporation is looking for Special Education Teachers/Paraprofessionals to work as independent contractors providing in home services directly to youth under the age of 21 with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Special Education Teachers/Paraprofessionals are needed to work in Bergen County, NJ Transportation required.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Special Education, Guidance and Counseling, Social Work or a related field
  • Must have at least one (1) year of supervised experience in implementing positive behavior support plans and teaching ADL/Instrumental skills for individuals who have intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • Must be creative, energetic, and have a natural ability in interacting with youth * Able to follow directions, procedures, and all ethical guidelines
  • Good analytical/critical thinking skills with the ability to record and track therapy progress * Ability to communicate and represent self in a professional manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Must be reliable and flexible, with a strong work ethic
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implement interventions in Individual Support Plan
  • Teach skills to the youth
  • Train parent/guardian in implementation of Individual Support Plan
  • Data collection
  • Progress Notes

Bilingual candidates (English/Spanish) encouraged to apply. Driver’s License/Abstract (not to exceed 5 points) required and CPR/First Aid Certification required. Must be able to pass criminal background check.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour

Experience:

  • working with youth with I/DD: 1 year

Education:

  • Bachelor's

License:

  • Driver's License