At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite
possibility of human potential. We believe that every student
deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their
unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to
unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our
non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels
student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners
with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in
their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders,
and students working together to transform the future for
underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public
Schools, we are unleashing potential.
The Paraprofessional will be responsible for providing
individual and small group instruction for students with both
special and typical learning needs in the general education
environment including, but not limited to: the classroom, recess,
and lunch area. The Paraprofessional will work under the
supervision of a certificated Education Specialist who will provide
weekly oversight, training and direction.
- Under the direction of the special education case manager,
implement individual and small group instruction for students with
special education needs
- Collaborate with students' case managers to assess student
progress towards goals on a consistent basis; communicate student
progress with case managers and general education teachers
- Implement behavior management strategies during small group and
individual instruction in order to support student engagement
- Support the implementation of behavior intervention plans that
have been developed by students' case managers; Record data for
individualized instructional programs and positive behavior support
- A team player who is detail-oriented, resourceful and able to
manage his/her responsibility with confidence and discretion
- Comfort in a start-up environment with flexibility
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
- Passion for working with young children
- At least 2 years of college or passing score on Rocketship's
Paraprofessional Assessment required
- Experience working with students with disabilities desired
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
functions. While performing the duties of this position, the
employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with
both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to
use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach
with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or
move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific
vision abilities required by this position include close vision,
distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level
in the work environment is moderate to high.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in
accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local
laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location
in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all
terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall,
transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of
unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion,
gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic
information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference
with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform
their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here
for our Sexual Harassment Policy and here for our Title IX Policy.
For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact
Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Kenzie Kilb.
Email: email@example.com. Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109,
Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: 877-806-0920 ext. 115.