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Paraprofessional at Beacon School (Part Time Position)

Paraprofessional at Beacon School (Part Time Position)




At the Athens-Meigs ESC, our mission is to work in partnership with the community to improve student achievement, build educator capacity, and raise expectations for students in our service region. We’re taking on the most exciting challenges of our working lives, and we succeed with a team that represents an inclusive and diverse set of identities and backgrounds.


Position:   Paraprofessional at Beacon School (Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities).   


Salary:   Paraprofessionals at this location work 29 hours per week at $16.25 per hour ($13.50 per hour plus an additional $2.75 per hour stipend paid by ACBDD).  This is a part time nine month position.


Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED, or Associate’s Degree. 

  • Passing score on State Parapro Assessment if no degree (or equivalent).

  • Must pass BCI and FBI background checks


 Position Description (includes but is not limited to):

  • Ensure safety of students

  • Provide assistance to classroom teacher

  • Work with students both individually and in small groups

  • Assist with gross motor time, restroom breaks, bussing, etc.

  • Promote good social relationships between children

  • Assist students with toiletry needs and diapering as needed

  • Duplicate or prepare materials for class projects

  • Maintain respect at all times for confidential records and student information

  • Interact in a positive and professional manner with students, staff, and parents

  • Attend meetings and in-services as required

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Play learning games

  • Assist teacher in maintaining student files

  • Prepare supply, material, and equipment requisitions as directed by immediate supervisor

  • Respond to routine questions and requests in a timely manner

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Additional Working Conditions

  • Occasional operation of a vehicle under inclement weather conditions (i.e., being prepared to come to work on all scheduled workdays, except calamity days)

  • Frequent and regular requirement to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, climb, kneel, and stoop

  • Occasional requirement to carry, lift, push, and pull items up to a maximum of 50 pounds

Application Process:  Applicants should complete the online job application here and provide a cover letter, current resume, contact information for at least 3 professional references, and any other materials that support the applicant’s qualifications.

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Deadline to Apply: Until position is filled.

For additional information contact:

Heather Wolfe, AMESC Superintendent

Athens-Meigs ESC

21 Birge Drive, P.O. Box 40

Chauncey, OH 45719

740-797-0064 ext 150


The AMESC has dedicated itself to providing equal admission opportunities, equal education opportunities, and equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, color, faith, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, economic status, age, disability, military status or on the basis of legally acquired genetic information.  

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