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NorthPointe Christian Schools

High School Paraprofessional for 2018/2019 School Year (Part-Time)

To support students in the general education setting by providing the necessary academic, social, emotional, and/or physical needs.

Goal

To support students in the general education setting by providing the necessary academic, social, emotional, and/or physical needs. Provide and document accommodation services in accordance with ISP and 504 plans in alignment with stated goals in the student plans.

Authority

The paraprofessional will report directly to the Student Union Coordinator and will work together with the Student Union team, parents, general education teachers and principals for delegated responsibilities.

Personal Characteristics

Committed to Jesus Christ, compassionate, flexible, dependable, strong communication skills, positive, friendly, discerning, and collaborative. Punctuality is important for specific student needs. Most of all, candidates must desire to be a part of the lives of children.

Educational Requirements

At least 30 hours of college credit preferred. Experience working with or mentoring teens would also be helpful.

Time Requirement

The hours will be dependent upon the need in the Student Union. As of 7/1/18, there are two open paraprofessional positions.

Para-pro Responsibilities (but not limited to):

➔    Promote and demonstrate a growth mindset in believing that each student has the potential to succeed.

➔      Working with special education coordinator to support both student and general education teacher to ensure accommodations/modifications and behavior management plans are implemented and needs are being met.

➔      Being a team player by following the direction of the special education coordinator and collaborating with general education teachers to provide classroom support and pull out intervention as needed.

➔      Assisting with NPC record keeping and filing including parent communication needs, if necessary. 

Resumes/applications are currently being accepted through Friday, September 21, 2018, or until the position is filled. Please send resume and cover letter, or complete the NPCS Teacher Application Form and the NPCS Foundational Statements Form (located on website: www.npchristian.org) and submit to:

Amy Bell, Student Union Coordinator

bella@npchristian.org

3101 Leonard Street NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49525 

Contact NorthPointe Christian Schools

Amy Bell
Student Union Coordinator
Phone: 616-942-0350
Fax: 616-942-4647

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