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You might hire a paraprofessional to:

  • Monitor small student groups or supervise individual students
  • Help oversee classrooms and ensure students are meeting expectations

  • Assist the lead teacher with other administrative tasks

  • Collaborate with education staff to ensure a productive classroom environment

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Relevant certifications depending on region
Knowledge of child development
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Organizational skills
Proven experience working with students
Collaborative skills
Attention to detail
Familiarity with instructional strategies