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Paraprofessional Special Education Mild Interventions (Blind Low Vision)
Elkhart Community Schools
Elkhart Community Schools

Job Location: Elkhart, IN
Facility: Elkhart Academy
Paraprofessional Special Education Mild Interventions (Blind Low Vision)

Elkhart Academy

6.5 hours per day; 187 days per year.

This posting will expire when filled.

Documents required to be uploaded with this application:
1. Cover letter;
2. Resume;
3. Copy of college transcripts showing a minimum of 48 hours of earned college credit or a copy of Para Pro Test results.
Required: A copy of college transcripts showing a minimum of 48 hours of earned college credit, or obtained an associates degree (or higher), or met a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate, through a formal State or local assessment (Paraprofessional Test) the following: knowledge of, and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics, or knowledge of, and the ability to assist in instructing reading readiness, as appropriate. Experience working with children with disabilities; wholesome and understanding attitude toward children; ability to use proper English and communicate well; pleasing personality; willingness to learn and expand general knowledge; ability to take initiative and work independently. Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this position.
Job duties for a Blind and Low Vision paraprofessional will include, but are not limited to:
  • Adaptation of a variety of materials for students who are blind or have low vision.
  • Manipulating Word documents, pdf`s and various downloads for creating accessible materials for students.
  • Utilizing braille translation software to create braille documents.
  • Organizing and managing student materials and/or equipment.
  • Carry out teacher-created lesson plans in a 1:1 setting.
  • ** Training and supervision will be provided by the Certified Blind and Low Vision teacher.

$9.51 - $13.32 per hour

If you are not currently an employee of the Elkhart Schools and you don`t have a recent application on file with us, please complete an application through our online application process.
Application Form

If you have an application on file that`s less than one year old, simply complete the Position Request Form below to request that you be added to the list of candidates. (We will use your existing application if it is less than one year old.)
Position Request Form

If you are a current ECS employee and are interested in this job, you should file a request for transfer or promotion form as soon as possible. It is recommended that you provide supporting documentation, such as a current resume, letters of recommendation, list of references and a cover letter to the personnel department.
Request for Transfer/Promotion Form (Current ECS Employees Only)

Position Description:
Special Ed Paraprofessional Mild Interventions PDF 1-10-18

The Elkhart Community Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, religion, handicap, age, national origin, or disability.

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