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Paraprofessional - Indianapolis Metropolitan High School $750 SIGNING BONUS - Teach Indy

Paraprofessional – Indianapolis Metropolitan High School $750 SIGNING BONUS

Indianapolis Metropolitan High School


Full time hourly positions are compensated for 52 weeks of work per year which includes approximately 10-12 weeks annually that the school is out of session.  A signing bonus of $750 will be paid at 90 days of employment.


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.


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.



  • Assists as directed by certified staff in the effort to support all students academic and/or behavioral support.
  • Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff.
  • Collects, maintains, and reports on data regarding the progress of students to other staff members and parents/guardians as appropriate.
  • Assists with recruitment of students looking for a best-fit school.
  • Provides supervision of students in school wide settings, including hallways, cafeteria, and arrival and dismissal.
  • Performs clerical, supervision, and instructional duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma required
  • Strong reading, writing, and math skills
  • Desire to assist students in a learning environment
  • Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google applications (specifically Gmail), School Information Management System, and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to engage a student population that is majority low-income and majority people of color.
  • Experience working with high school age students preferred.
  • Demonstrates our core values: professional, unstoppable, motivated, accountable, and supportive
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check


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
Job Type
Grade Level
High School (9-12)
Grade Categories
Support Staff