School Paraprofessional | Aurora, IL | $20/hour

Maxim Healthcare Staffing

How Hiring School Paraprofessionals in Aurora, IL:

Hours: ~35/week

Pay: $20/hour

Duration: ASAP – June 2024

Requirements: PEL License

To set up an interview, please send resumes to

The School Aide is an individual who works with studentsrequiring instructional, and/or behavioral assistance under the supervision ofthe special education department and/or supervising designee. The School Aide may also provide supportservices to assist students with personal, physical mobility and therapeuticcare needs, as established by a rehabilitation health practitioner, socialworker or other health care professional.

Essential Duties andResponsibilities:

Follows through withIEP objectives including math, reading, speech, independent skills, andmanaging behavioral deficits and excesses, one on one or as a general classroomaide

Facilitates teacher-directed learning activities includinglesson plans, worksheets, reinforcement systems, small groups, social games,and work assistance

Assists students when included in general education classes

Communicates pertinent information to teachers

Accompanies students during recess and lunch periods, alongwith community experiences

Strictly adheres to confidentiality requirements regardingall matters pertaining to students, parents, parent communications, and/orclassroom activities. (Note: Unless instructed otherwise by supervisingteacher, all parent communication is the responsibility of certified personnel)

Assists with activities of prescribed programs includingthose written by related service personnel such as PT, OT and SLP

Assists students in the development of independent skillsthrough self-care activities such as toileting, clothing routines, feeding andpersonal hygiene

May be asked to assist in behavior management techniques atthe direction of the teacher and/or other school professional (i.e. BCBA,Psychologist, etc.)

Assists teacher with clerical duties including makingstimuli, making copies, maintaining a clean and organized classroom, preparingmaterials, and assignment scoring

Assists with transfers and ambulation

Appropriately reports changes in client status or asdirected by IHP/IEP

Minimum Requirements:

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Maxim’s Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxims commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.