Education/Paraprofessional

Quantum Education Professionals is looking for paraprofessionals with a passion to work with children and a desire to make a difference in this rewarding profession. Ask about opportunities for career development!
We are constantly offering unique and exciting opportunities for full-time and part-time educators to assist and help children grow in the Chicagoland area. We are currently interviewing for Instructional Assistants to work with children of all ages with disabilities. Paraprofessionals are essential in the classroom and help bring comfort and assistance that allow kids to achieve their goals.
No experience working as a Assistant? No worries! We are looking for professionals with patience and a passion for working with kids. We will train you and provide guidance along the way! Increased training paired with increased responsibility will also translate into higher hourly compensation!
Our Education Professionals receive unparalleled support from company leadership, greater work flexibility, more competitive pay, continued education reimbursement, better advocacy, and more professional fulfillment than the education industry has ever seen before. Our leadership staff is a team of experienced industry professionals that are passionate about education, because your industry peers understand best what you need day-to-day for success with your students. We also know a thing or two about what you need to be successful in achieving a great work-life balance.
We offer a career ladder for many other great opportunities. Looking to step into Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)? Want to get paid along the way? We can help! We have paths that can take you to fields such as School Psychology, Speech-Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Behavior Analysis to name a few! Providing guidance and mentorship is just one way we show that we are on your team!
Instructional Assistant pay ranges from $20 to $22/hr
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Help develop knowledge and skills, nurture the confidence and character, and meet the needs of all students by using Connections Academy instructional models, strategies, and curriculum, under the guidance of the teaching professional.
? Assist students with any educational, physical, and health needs.
? Supervise small group and individual student learning activities in the classroom.
? Assist the teacher in applying remediation for diagnosed learning problems and assist students in testing situations.
? Assist the teacher in applying intervention and prevention strategies to facilitate student achievement.
? Tutor individual students or small groups.
? Assess student progress.
? Consult with the teacher on methodology, classroom management, or instructional approach.
? Perform clerical work relevant to assigned students as assigned by the special education teacher.
? Other duties, as assigned
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Listening and speaking skills.
2. Moving and lifting of materials, supplies, etc.
3. Reaching high and low shelving and/or files.
4. Visually observing student behavior.