Paraprofessional - Full-time - Near Highwood, IL


Job Details

Location Highwood, IL
Discipline Paraprofessional
Date Posted February 08, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Elementary Paraprofessional - Highwood, IL

Location: Highwood, IL

Are you passionate about supporting elementary students in their educational journey? Join our team as an Elementary Paraprofessional in the charming community of Highwood, IL. Your dedication and enthusiasm will play a crucial role in providing valuable assistance to teachers and helping students succeed in a nurturing learning environment.


  • Work closely with classroom teachers to provide individual and small-group support to students
  • Assist in implementing instructional activities, including reading, math, and other subjects
  • Help students with assignments, ensuring they stay on task and complete tasks to the best of their ability
  • Collaborate with the teacher to create a positive and inclusive classroom environment
  • Provide support to students with special needs as directed by the teacher or special education team
  • Supervise students during recess, lunch, and other activities
  • Foster positive relationships with students, parents, and fellow staff members
  • Contribute to the overall success of the school community


  • High school diploma or equivalent; some college coursework preferred
  • Paraprofessional License REQUIRED.
  • Experience working with elementary-aged children, preferably in an educational setting
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to help students succeed
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Reliable, punctual, and committed to maintaining a positive learning atmosphere


  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on students' lives
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Chance to develop valuable skills in the education field
  • Potential for professional growth and advancement

If you are eager to be a valuable member of a dedicated educational team in Highwood, IL, please submit your resume, a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience, and references to [email protected]. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our passionate group of educators and support staff.

Sunbelt is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. No question on the website is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant’s consideration for employment on any basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.


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