Paraprofessional Special Education (Jersey City)
Heightened Independence & Progress

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Post Date: May 11, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Jersey City
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Company Overview:
If you are looking to join a social services organization where you can make an impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities, then this position is the right fit for you. Heightened Independence and Progress-hip, empowers individuals and their families through advocacy, education, and referrals, to access available community services.

Job Description
We are looking for compassionate and bright individuals to assist our case management team in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and develop yearly care plans. In addition, to scheduling activities, medical appointments, and management of care plans. These individuals will work directly with students, parents, staff, and the community in a professional manner.

To be successful as a paraprofessional, you should demonstrate patience, understanding of disabilities, and empathy when dealing with students and families, as well as professionalism when representing the agency. You should have strong management and organizational skills, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Paraprofessional Responsibilities:
• Participating in planning sessions, communicating with parents, service provider and case managers.
• Organizing files and materials
• Performing clerical duties, such as tracking status, typing, filing, etc.
• Ensuring the upkeep of educational materials, equipment, and supplies.
• Tracking client progress and preparing reports
• Explaining program requirements and procedures
• Providing community referrals and linking clients to resources
• Entering data into internal and external databases
• Maintain clear records
• Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the department

Training will be provided.


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