UP EDUCATION NETWORK Elementary Paraprofessional (Prospective Vacancies SY20-21) Salary in the United States

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Elementary Paraprofessional (SY20-21)


Grade Level: Elementary

Start Date: August 2020

Locations: Boston, MA


About UP Education Network

UP Education Network is a school turnaround organization whose mission is to rapidly transform chronically underperforming district schools into extraordinary schools that sustain high achievement over time. UP transforms schools into exceptional learning environments in partnership with families and communities. Students in UP schools cultivate sharp minds, share their kind hearts, and explore their path and potential. UP graduates succeed on the path to college and pursue their passions. Today, UP is the largest nonprofit school network in Massachusetts and is privileged to serve a highly diverse group of more than 2,500 PK-8th grade students across five schools in Boston and Lawrence. All of our school-based staff are district employees and receive district benefits.



The Paraprofessional will work closely with teachers to plan and execute academic interventions for small groups of students. The Paraprofessional holds primary responsibility for overseeing the implementation of effective, rigorous academic and behavior intervention systems with a small case load of students.


Specific Responsibilities

          Work alongside an experienced educator to support a small caseload of students, driving the academic achievement of students

          Analyze assessment data to identify knowledge gaps and skill deficits of individual students

          Create materials for a tutorial that target individual student needs

          Implement an effective, rigorous academic and behavior intervention system with a small case load of students

          Support student mastery of state, city, and school academic and behavioral standards

          Hold all students to high academic and behavior expectations

          Lead daily individual and small group tutoring sessions

          Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.



          A strong belief in UP Education Network’s core values: Students, Community, Humility, Resilience, and Humor

          ABA experience preferred

          A high-school diploma or GED

          Forty-eight (48) Credit Hours of College Coursework or an Associate’s Degree, or a passing score on one of the two following Formalized Standardized Assessments: ParaPro Assessment (http://www.ets.org/parapro/ ) or WorkKeys Certificate of Proficiency for Teacher Assistants (http://www.act.org/workkeys/profcert/index.html )

          Current authorization to work in the United States – A candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment.


Compensation and Benefits

Your salary is commensurate with experience; UP Academy follows the salary scales of each UP Academy’s host school district.  As an employee of UP Academy and your respective school district, you will receive the same access to personal and sick days, health insurance, and dental insurance as others within your union. 


Working at UP Education Network

We know that great staff members directly lead to the success of our students.  At UP, your career is shaped by:

  • Opportunities for immediate impact: UP offers a chance to bring best practices found in high-performing schools to students previously enrolled in struggling schools, and to rapidly unlock the potential of these students
  • Talented, mission-driven colleagues: Our staff is enthusiastic, dedicated, and willing to do “whatever it takes” to put every student on the path to college
  • Collaboration and teamwork: Staff members collaborate and work closely together on grade-level or content area teams, using data to track student performance as well as guide instructional practice
  • Consistent professional growth and development: Members of our staff typically have bi-weekly check-in meetings with their managers where they receive targeted coaching and support and the entire staff participates in weekly professional development sessions during the school year, kick-started by extensive training in August.  


We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for any open position for which they are qualified.  Our students must be exposed on a daily basis to a diverse group of powerful role models. Therefore, we have a responsibility to recruit, retain, develop, and reward a diverse and talented staff from a wide range of backgrounds to join our creative, mission-driven team.



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