High School SPED Paraprofessional 2022-2023

    • Job Tracking ID: 512680-814874
    • Job Location: New Orleans, LA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 08, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: July 1, 2022
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All applications will be reviewed and responded to as quickly as we are able. While we wish we could personally speak with each applicant, we are unable to do so due to the volume of applicants. With that in mind, please do not call in to follow up on your application

Job Description:

Walter L Cohen Prep is searching for a full-time Special Education Paraprofessional who is enthusiastic about assisting a student with special needs to advance towards college preparation and maximize inclusion in the general education setting. This position would require you to work with students with physical, cognitive, and/or emotional exceptionalities.

If you are relentless about seeing all students achieve at high levels, this is a chance to work at a school that does whatever it takes to ensure our students are equipped with the academic and social skills needed to 'Prep for College' and 'Prep for Life.'


  • *Under the supervision of an administrator and general direction of a classroom teacher, assist the teacher in the education of students including management of student behavior, recordkeeping, instructional assistance and classroom security and organization
  • *Provide one-on-one instruction with the student
  • *Evaluate student progress on work assignments and share progress with teacher(s)
  • *Provide ongoing communication with staff, school, and parents/guardians about the student’s progress.
  • *Fully participate in trainings regarding state and federal laws, regulations, and programs related to Special Education.
  • *Participate with and attend IEP meetings
  • *Provide ongoing communication with staff, school, and parents/guardians about the student’s progress.
  • *Reinforce skills taught by teacher and provide instruction in various curriculum areas related to student’s need
  • *Assist student with class work and help him/her to stay on task
  • *Provide physical assistance to students, when necessary
  • *Provide specialized care and assistance to children in accordance with administrative approval and training and written instructions provided by parents and medical professionals

Experience and Skills:


*High school diploma or equivalency (required)

*1 - 3 years of urban para-educa tional or tutoring experience (preferred)

*Solutions-Oriented: Concentrates on finding ways to solve problems and improve systems

*Enthusiasm: Exhibits passion and excitement over work

*High Expectations: An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels

*Results Oriented: Proven track record of producing dramatic, demonstrable student achievement gains

*Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to work well in a team


We offer a competitive compensation package, including generous retirement contributions and comprehensive health benefits. The base salary for this position is $27,500.