Special Needs Paraprofessional

Temple Sholom - Bridgewater, NJ | Bridgewater, NJ, United States

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Posted Date 5/07/2024

Special Needs Paraprofessional

Temple Sholom is a vibrant and inclusive religious community dedicated to fostering spiritual growth, learning, and social responsibility. Our Religious School provides a supportive environment where students of all abilities can explore their faith, develop important life skills, and engage with their community.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Special Needs Paraprofessional to support a 16-year-old student with disabilities in our Religious School program. The paraprofessional will work closely with the student to complete functional and vocational tasks aimed at enhancing their overall well-being and fostering their integration into the Temple Sholom community. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Accompany the student on community outings to purchase supplies and food items, fostering independence and social interaction.
  • Support the student in vocational tasks, such as setting up for events and activities at Temple Sholom and assisting with office work as needed.
  • Provide one-on-one assistance and guidance to ensure the student's successful participation in selected  Religious School activities and events.
  • Collaborate with teachers, staff, and other professionals to develop and implement individualized strategies and accommodations to meet the student's unique needs.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where the student feels valued, supported, and empowered to succeed.

Schedule & Pay:

  • The position requires four hours of work on Sundays, 9am-12pm, $25 an hour.

How to Apply:

Email Ilene Cohen, Director of Education, at [email protected] for more information or to apply. Please include your resume. 


Salary25.00 Hour
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Education - Other
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Hebrew School/Sunday School | Other
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