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Connecting the Pieces is seeking a Special Education Paraprofessional to provide services to children during traditional school hours who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emotional Disturbance, Specific Learning Disability, Intellectual Disability, Other Health Impairment as well as learners with no diagnosis but require assistance.

About Connecting the Pieces:

Connecting the Pieces serves as one of Pennsylvania’s most respected, educationally based behavior service providers. CTP works with top professionals and has built an impressive record of quality and support.

Connecting the Pieces delivers interventions that improves the lives of learners with special education needs and their families while working collaboratively with the school team. We offer comprehensive services to students who present with challenging behaviors and educational need. CTP provides individual attention to each student we serve while bringing all those working with the student together to ensure a collaborative effort in helping the student reach their fullest potential.

Position type: Contractor

Benefits of working as a Contractor for CTP:

· Flexibility in schedule creation within regular school hours (typically 8am-4pm) – select cases that fit your schedule availability.

· Ability to negotiate a hourly rate with the Human Resources Department

· Freedom to decide how much time you want to work each week – work as many cases (hours) or as few as you like (based on case availability)


· Provide services to students in the home, school, or community setting

· Implement student’s behavior plan

· Monitor and collect data on each IEP/ITP goal and identified target areas of concern

· Work collaboratively with the IEP team, including school and behavioral personnel

· Obtain daily signatures/authorizations from parent or guardian

· Input data into CTP and school specific systems regarding schedules, hours worked, attendance, cancellations, mileage, and other required information in a timely fashion

· Assist student to meet individual goals and objectives

· Maintain open and continuous communication with CTP office staff


· High school diploma or Associate degree and/or two years of postsecondary study (48 college credits)

· 1 to 2 years’ experience working with children who have special needs

· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Ability to build a rapport with student(s) and team members

· Well-organized and reliable

· PA State and FBI clearances

· 20 hours of staff development activities.

Connecting the Pieces is an equal employment opportunity provider. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in relation to the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity, against victims of domestic violence, sexual offenses, or stalking, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary: From $15.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:

Connecting the Pieces has a strict safety and health plan policy in place to keep everyone safe.

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