Special Education Paraprofessional

Herron Preparatory Academy

Herron Preparatory Academy is seeking a Paraprofessional Special Education teacher. Herron Preparatory Academy opened its doors for students Fall 2021. HPA support students in kindergarten through 2nd grade with plans to grow to offer all grades through 8th grade.  Herron Preparatory Academy joins the award-winning Herron High School and Riverside High School. Herron Classical Schools is a tuition-free, intentionally diverse, public charter school network located in downtown Indianapolis. All schools within the HCS network are founded on the belief that a classical, liberal arts education is the best preparation for a future life of leadership and service.

All teachers at Herron Classical Schools Classical Schools:

– Commit to high academic and behavioral expectations.

– Focus on effective instruction in every classroom.

– Engage in a collaborative environment.

– Differentiate for a diverse culture and abilities.

– Demonstrate passion for and expertise in the content area.

– Assist with instruction that is results-oriented and research-based.

– Be able to provide accommodations and modifications for classwork

– Be able to assist students in general education classes

– Assist with community outings/internship opportunities

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a field related to education
  • Provide one-on-one in class support for a student with an IEP
  • Be able to follow/support a positive behavior intervention plan
  • Monitor and track behavior data
  • Help with transitions to different classes/activities
  • Participate in case conference committee discussions
  • Work full days 7:30-3:30

Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision & life insurance; health savings account contributions, short-term & long-term disability, retirement contributions, paid time off.

Job Type
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6)
Grade Categories
Classroom Teacher, Instructional Support
Job Subjects
Instructional Assistant/Para-Professional, Special Education