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Paraeducator - Early Learning Program

  • Job Tracking ID: 512693-734961
  • Job Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: June 19, 2020
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: August 12, 2020

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Job Description:

Positions are available for an August start.

SUMMARY: With supervision, coordinates educational programs for a designated group of academic students with multiple disabilities aged 3-5 years.


Essential Functions:

1. Teaches young children with typical development and those with disabilities, including blindness and multiple disabilities, on an individual and group basis.

2. Provides direct care to assigned students which may require the ability to stand and walk frequently with little opportunity to sit during the course of a standard work day.

3. Implements established daily student schedules, as assigned under the directive of lead teacher which may require the ability to physically handle and assist other persons in the performance of daily activities and an involve bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, etc.

4. Coordinating service:

- Manages classroom resources.

- Coordinates data collection and recording.

Marginal Functions:

1. Performs additional duties as assigned.


Work Schedule: 37.5 or 40 daytime hours, Monday through Friday with a 1/2 hour unpaid lunch break scheduled each day; flextime within the workweek is occasionally required, and additional work hours are infrequently assigned.  These positions will follows a 10 or 11 month school schedule.

Pay:  $13.05 per hour. Full time positions include benefits and paid time off.

Experience and Skills:


  1. Minimum Associates degree, 48 college credits, or ParaPro Assessment.
  2. 90 Hour Early Childhood Care Certificate or Childcare Credential, or applicable college coursework.
  3. General knowledge of education principles, practices, and procedures.
  4. General knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice
  5. General knowledge of disabilities and developmental delays
  6. General knowledge of medical disorders such as seizures.
  7. Candidate must complete a minimum of 18 continuing training clock hours per year in Early Childhood Education.
  8. Must be at least 21 years of age.