An education paraprofessional works with a team to support the instruction of students. They can include a variety of positions, such as teacher aides, special education assistants, and early childhood assistants. They commonly work in several settings, including day care centers, preschools, elementary schools, and education centers.
Education Paraprofessional Tasks
Implement behavior intervention policies when necessary to ensure classroom safety for students and faculty.
Institute specialized therapeutic programs for students under the direction of their therapist and/or classroom teacher.
Assist teachers in planning and preparing materials for individual and group classroom activities.
Assist students with personal care, hygiene, meals, and drinks.