Bilingual Paraprofessional

Indianapolis Metropolitan High School

The paraprofessional will serve as a member of the instructional team, supporting learning for high school students in a “best fit” environment for teenagers with significant barriers to education.

 

The paraprofessional will be a member of a turnaround school community and will aid in developing a new educational model to complement the acclaimed barrier removal work Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana does at The Excel Centers, Nurse Family Partnership, and other award-winning programs.

 

School priorities include:

  • High rigor, high support instruction to close academic gaps and prepare students for post-secondary opportunities
  • Trauma-informed social emotional learning
  • Student and family empowerment through coordination with a robust Student Services team of coaches, counselors, and more.

 

This role demonstrates behaviors consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, on behalf of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assists as directed by certified staff in the effort to support general and special education students needing support in an integrated setting, as determined by the IEP/504/ESL team(s) and general education teachers.
  • Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff.
  • Collects and reports on data regarding the progress of identified students
  • Performs clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma; college preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred
  • Strong reading, writing, and math skills.
  • Desire to assist students with special needs in a learning environment
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check

BENEFITS

Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development
  • Comprehensive health plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life, dental and vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
  • Section 125 pre-tax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
  • Retirement plan with generous match or contribution in to Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employees
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Job Type
Full-Time
Grade Level
High School (9-12)
Grade Categories
Instructional Support