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Paraprofessional II

Job Title: Paraprofessional II

CP Rochester Winton Road Facility


$16.50 - $18.50 per hour commensurate with experience

Employment: This is a full-time 37.5 hours per week position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday - Friday 8:15 am-4:15 pm. 
  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  2. Minimum 2 years of experience working in an early childhood education setting.
  3. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  4. Ability to professionally lead peers on a team.
  5. Demonstrated ability to take direction from supervisory staff.
  6. Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.
  7. Demonstrated ability to follow through on assignments.
  8. Demonstrated acceptance of and sensitivity in interacting with people with disabilities.
  9. Demonstrated ability to accept feedback. 
Competency Requirements:
  1. Attention to detail.
  2. Ability to follow 1:1 Aide Plans and consult with Special Education Teacher.
  3. Ability to relate to children and reinforce lessons taught in class.
  4. Understanding of classroom procedures and management.Understanding the developmental levels of children, as well as appropriate behavior management techniques.

To act as the primary team member in supporting the classroom teacher and providing for the well-being, education and supervision of children in the classroom.

Essential Functions:
  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to children, families, program staff and community resources.
  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  3. Performs all job responsibilities in support of children, families, program staff and community resources by following CP Rochester’s mission, vision and guiding principles of respect, integrity, service and excellence.
  4. Works the following daily schedule: 8:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. (Monday through Friday).
  5. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  6. Functions as the primary assistant to the classroom teacher, ensuring a meaningful educational experience.
  7. Functions in the leadership role in the classroom during the teacher’s absence.
  8. Works with individual students or groups of students on instructional projects to achieve individualized goals for each child.
  9. Performs both instructional and non-instructional duties under the supervision of the classroom teacher.
  10. Assists the classroom teacher in all children’s activities throughout the day, including preparation of children’s snacks.
  11. Supervises children at all times, including pool lifeguard management supervision and physical education, busing and transitional activities.
  12. Assists in physical care tasks and health related activities as appropriate.
  13. Assists children with behavioral/management needs.
  14. Functions as a positive, contributing member of the classroom team and demonstrates consistent, nurturing manner toward all children.
  15. Maintains classroom cleanliness and the orderly appearance of classroom equipment, supplies and displays of children’s work.
  16. Shares all relevant information related to classroom children obtained from various sources with the classroom teacher.
  17. Attends meetings, and participates in conferences, workshops, and in-service training to enhance job skills and personal growth and development as assigned by classroom teacher and Program Director.
  18. Adheres to Agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.
  19. Performs all other duties as assigned by the classroom teacher and Program Director.


Supervisory Responsibility:  None

Other Duties:  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Key Relationships:

  1. Directly supervised by the Classroom Teacher.
  2. Regular interaction with children, families, teachers, therapists, director, other agency staff and community members.

Work Environment: This job operates in a preschool classroom environment. This role uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Mental Requirements include: general intelligence, motor coordination skills, coordination of eyes, hands and feet, verbal intelligence and numerical intelligence.

Environmental conditions include: noise conditions and injury exposures.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day (as needed), but employee may be expected to travel to a residential house in emergency situations.



What We Offer:

Our comprehensive benefit plan includes but is not limited to:

  1. Affordable Medical (full-time only) / Dental / Vision Insurance
  2. Paid Time Off (PTO) starts at 5 days per year
  3. Paid Sick Time
  4. 8 Paid Holidays
  5. 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
  6. Additional Insurance Offerings – Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Specified Disease Insurance w/ Cancer Rider, Accident Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  7. Employer Paid Health Reimbursement Arrangement (high deductible medical plan)
  8. Employer paid Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  9. Tuition Reimbursement plus a 25% Tuition Discount for benefit-eligible Employees and Family Members at Roberts Wesleyan College

Send Resume:

CP Rochester Human Resources
3399 Winton Road South
Rochester, New York 14623
Fax (585) 334-1646
EEO Statement:

The agencies are equal opportunity employers.   We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in the hiring, promotion, compensation, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest and conviction records or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Closing Date: Until Filled
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