The average hourly pay for a Special Education Paraprofessional at USD 259 is $13.29.
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Job Description for Special Education Paraprofessional
Special education paraeducators act as assistants for the special education teacher, helping them achieve educational goals and helping maintain supervision and care for special needs students. The special education paraeducator acts in a subordinate role to the teacher and is responsible for carrying out curriculum plans according to guidelines constructed and implemented by the teacher. Additionally, they also help the teacher in clerical duties such as grading papers. Other tasks may include …Read more
Special Education Paraprofessional Tasks
- Support the education and environment of students with special needs.
- Create and implement games and social events for enriching student development.
- Tutor students directly and document useful information for assessment.
- Coordinate with teachers to enhance instruction and lesson planning.
Popular Employer Salaries for Special Education Paraprofessional
The top respondents for the job title Special Education Paraprofessional are from the companies Bayada, Boston Public Schools and Chicago Public Schools. Reported salaries are highest at Chicago Public Schools where the average pay is $26.73. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Boston Public Schools and Department of Education, earning around $24.65 and $24.00, respectively. Dekalb County pays the lowest at around $12.83. Detroit Public School District and Bayada also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.92 and $16.69, respectively.
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