Paraprofessional/Program Aide - Vacancy ID: 150610
Wheatland Center School
Open until filled
$15.10 - $17.16/hour
Wheatland J1 School District is currently seeking an energetic, positive candidate to fill a part-time Special Education Program Aide position. The highly qualified candidate will be responsible for supporting students to achieve their maximum potential by working with the Special Education Teacher to meet Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals, increase educationally acceptable behaviors, and create a safe, positive learning environment. About Wheatland: The Wheatland J1 School District is a pre K-8 school district with approximately 100 employees, and 590 students. The district covers over 30 square miles and incorporates 4 municipalities. Wheatland attracts students from all over the area and strives for educational excellence in a results oriented, improvement focused educational system. Wheatland boasts top notch teachers, world class curriculum, and a myriad of amazing programs for students. The staff enjoys a student focused, collaborative, family work environment.
● Possess or able to obtain a Wisconsin Special Education Aide License ● Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. or 150 lbs. in a two person lift ● Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent ● Ability to demonstrate patience, flexibility, strong communication skills and a positive attitude ● Desire to assist student(s) with special needs in a learning environment The Board of Education does not discriminate in the employment of applicants on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, age, sex (including transgender status, change of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity) pregnancy, creed or religion, genetic information, handicap or disability, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, military service (as defined in 111.32, Wis. Stats.), national origin, ancestry, arrest record, conviction record, use or non-use of lawful products off the District’s premises during non-working hours, declining to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer about religious matters or political matters, or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment practices.