Special Education Paraprofessional - Resource Room

Posted: 07/29/2022

Special Education Paraprofessional – Resource Room


Location: Lakeshore Middle School, Stevensville, MI  49127

Hours: 29 per week



  • Associates Degree or equivalent preferred

  • High School graduate or equivalent  

  • Advanced training in a field related to child care and/or a minimum of two years of experience as an aide or equivalent experience

  • Competent in the following areas:  communication skills, organization, and in establishing excellent interpersonal relationships with staff and students



  • Demonstrate understanding, patience, compassion, and positive feedback toward students with special needs

  • Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills introduced by certified staff

  • Assist students in organizing tasks, assignments, his/her agenda, homework

  • Ensure students are safely navigating around the building

  • Facilitate developing and maintaining friendships

  • Alert certified staff to any problem or special information about an individual student 

  • Effectively communicate the strengths and needs of students to staff and parents

  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, students, and parents

  • Manage and instruct students on appropriate behavior using positive behavior support strategies consistent with Board of Education policy and procedures

  • Assist students in meeting goals; self-help, communication, health and behavior needs, including personal care needs

  • Assist teachers in preparing materials, housekeeping, record keeping and data collection relative to student progress

  • Use and apply technology when working with students

  • Understand and be aware of medical needs of students and following medical protocol under the district policies

  • Follow established policies/procedures (e.g. medical concerns, safety, student rights, emergency/disaster plan and so forth)

  • Maintain strict confidentiality with student and student’s family information

  • Regular and predictable attendance

  • All other duties as assigned



  • Certified teachers may apply for this position.    


Beginning Date:   August 23, 2022


Deadline for Application:   Applications reviewed upon receipt


To Apply:  Complete a Support Application online at Hire Enterprise  ( -> Employment -> Human Resources)





The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.