Paraprofessional

Best Point

Paraprofessional  – Small Class Sizes,
Hamilton County  –  10-month position

Paraprofessional
Full Time
Cincinnati, OH, US

Best Point is committed to caring and supporting the most vulnerable children and families in our community to overcome their challenges by providing the specialized education, therapies, mental health care, and resources they need to heal and grow through trauma responsive approaches.                                        

We are passionate about providing a strong, supportive, caring culture to help our children and families. All of our employees are trained in trauma informed practices and committed to the Sanctuary Model.

Requirements:
Associate’s degree or higher. 
At least one year of experience of working with children with a mental health diagnosis
Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback into job duties 
Training Department in the Teaching Family Model, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, and trauma informed care.
Role Expectations:
Give standardized test to students for IEP purposes
Assist with all statewide testing, teaching assignments, and developing lesson plans
Lead groups with various assignments
Supervise students at all times
Monitor and assist students with their assignments
Teach lessons when the teacher is out of the room
Keep teacher updated on students’ progress and any other issues related to the students in your classroom
Provide feedback on how students are progressing behaviorally and academically
Attend IEP/ETR meetings when necessary and assist and provide input with the writing of students’ IEPs
Must have the ability to remain alert, observant and physically able to respond appropriately to work situations or emergencies including, but not limited to physical restraint of youth

Our Culture:

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is Greater Cincinnati’s most prolific non-profit specializing in education, behavioral and therapeutic health services and autism services for vulnerable, at-risk youth, their families, and caregivers.

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is proud to embrace our ideals of an equal opportunity workplace by actions as well as our words. We lead our community with respect and tolerance, internally and externally, and we expect our employees to embrace this ideal and express it in their day-to-day interactions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

To apply for this job email your details to rlaudat@bestpoint.org