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Company name
Sudbury Public Schools

Sudbury, MA, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Jul 28, 2022


Job Description

Special Education Teacher Assistant- Curtis Middle School

Position Summary:

The role of the Special Education Teacher Assistant is to support eligible students in the general education classroom, learning centers, and across all school settings as appropriate.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

• May be assigned as 1:1, in an inclusion program, as a general assistant, or in any combination thereof;

• Work with the special education team and classroom teacher to devise and implement

strategies, and modify assignments to reinforce the learning or behavior of students as outlined in students IEPs; specific job duties vary across grade levels, programs, and students’ needs;

• Work with students to reinforce learning of material or skills introduced by classroom teachers or special education staff, as well as mastering adaptive equipment, assistive technology, and instructional materials in accordance with IEPs;

• Support therapeutic strategies and interventions as appropriate;

• Assist with supervision of students during non-class time, including, but not limited to, the following: recess, lunch, passing times, assemblies and school meetings, field trips, transportation, school arrival and departure, emergency drills, and other situations as deemed appropriate for the grade level and position;

• Participate in in-service training and meetings as well as training programs specific to the students being served;

• Attend to the personal care and hygiene needs of students in accordance with the IEP, as appropriate;

• Facilitate socialization among students;

• Foster independence in students on IEPs by assisting them in the routines of school life;

• Gather data to document student performance and behavior with the direction of the special education staff;

• Serve as source of information and help to substitute teachers;

• As appropriate, provide coverage for special education staff and general classroom teachers so that they may participate in special education related activities;

• Communicate with parents as determined by the team;

• Maintain an appropriate level of confidentiality;

• Work with teacher in recognizing and identifying students with learning deficits;

• Attend meetings and reviews or gives input on students for said meetings as determined by team;

• Attend State Standardized training and proctor State Standardized tests in accordance with specific students IEP;

• Facilitate small group instruction;

• Assist regular education students while working in regular education classroom with students on IEP’s;

• Implement and follow individual student behavior plans determined by team;

• Maintain student specific materials and reinforcers;

• Contribute to the development and maintenance of students IEP;

• Report all educational, behavioral or social/emotional concerns or incidents to team;

• Ensure the safety of all students and staff;

• Perform other job related duties as assigned by the Principal or designee.

Classification: ESPAS Level 7 Unit Position

Schedule: 183 days (1.0 FTE) (prorated)

Salary: Based on the collective bargaining agreement

Position Type:


Positions Available:


Welcome to Ephraim Curtis Middle School!

Educators, parents, and students have agreed on basic CORE VALUES intended to guide the behavior of the students and adults in our school community. These values are LEARNING, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY and are the basis for all that we do in our school. Members of the ECMS community commit themselves to continuous learning; -respect, accept, and care about others and themselves within our diverse community; -fulfill their responsibilities as citizens of their team, school, and community.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Sudbury Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements


• Meets the Department of Education Guidelines for Highly Qualified Paraprofessionals which includes:

High School diploma or equivalent and an Associate’s (or higher) degree;


Completion of 48 credit hours at an Institution of Higher Education;


Completion of one of the formal Massachusetts-endorsed Assessments: Parapro or WorkKeys;

• Bachelor’s degree preferred;

• Prior experience working with children;

• Background in special education or experience working with special education students preferred;

• Have a flexible attitude and work well in teams.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI and fingerprinting clearance. All finalists will be required to provide official transcripts.


Resumes will be reviewed upon receipt and the position will remain open until filled.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

Company info

Sudbury Public Schools
Phone : 978-443-1071
Fax : 978-443-1098
Website :

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