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Paraprofessional

Mott Haven Academy Charter School (Haven Academy) is seeking a One-on-One Paraprofessional dedicated to providing high quality educational opportunities to underserved communities.

Located just two stops from Manhattan in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx, join our team as we pave the way for children in foster care in a unique school setting.

The job of One-on-One Special Education Paraprofessional is done for the purpose of providing support with the specific responsibility of assisting in the supervision and support of a student with special needs in the general education setting.

● Assist assigned student in performing activities within the classroom
● Implement individualized behavior plans and provide feedback of effectiveness
● Observe, record, and chart behavior
● Assist with crisis problems and behavior management
● Prepare the learning environment to allow the student to participate in classroom activities
● Adapt classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the supervising teacher(s) for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom objectives and meeting IEP goals
● Communicate with supervising instructional staff and support personnel for the purpose of communicating progress or implementing IEP objectives
● Escort student (e.g. bathroom, classroom, recess, etc…)
● Intervene in potential conflicts utilizing appropriate therapeutic approaches for the purpose of diffusing confrontations and minimizing disruptions
● Monitor student’s daily schedule and behavior plan for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment
● Supervise individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. community field trips, hallways, bus loading areas, cafeteria, parking lots, classrooms, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive environment and ensuring an efficient and safe arrival to and/or from destination

Qualifications:
● Experience working with children with special needs
● Creative, nurturing, and excited about working with children
● Knowledge of positive behavior supports preferred
● Unwavering conviction that all students can learn at a high level
● High school diploma

All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to khagenbuch@havenacademy.org

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The second place my kids call home.

Parent

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Me gusta todo de Haven Academy, una de las cosas que tiene mi atención es que la principal de la escuela siempre esta disponible para dar la bienvenida a los estudiantes en la mañanas.

Recent Testimonials

Me gusta todo, especialmente la atención y la comunicación que tenemos con los miembros del personal.

Parent

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The teachers and leaders at this school are the most loving and most dedicated educators in schools. The school feels welcoming and warm. Kids LOVE coming to school and that is an important part of making life long learners.

Haven Staff Member

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Fulfilling Career Choice for Teachers and Leaders.

Haven Staff Member

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With the support of Haven Academy, Principal Nauiokas, and the other teachers and staff, I feel part of a community—one that has the power to change our student's lives for the better.

Eric Lara - Special Ed Teacher

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The staff remembers your face and your child is treated with respect and courtesy. There is nothing but positive reinforcement and encouraging children to be the best.

Recent Testimonials

I wish I was a kid again, I would have loved to attend Haven Academy.

Haven Staff Member