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Para-Professional-CNA-DSP-Walter Lawson in Loves Park, IL at Exceptional Living Centers

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Job Description



Walter Lawson Children's Home is hiring.


  1. Attend report as required, check for assignment changes.
  2. Transport assigned students to and from school.
  3. Assist in maintaining class area in good order (neat and well stocked with materials and supplies).
  4. Assist in implementing and documenting IEP programs, maintaining accurate records and gathering supplies and materials for daily lesson plan activities.
  5. Participate in student’s physical therapy evaluation, as assigned.
  6. Provide direct care and document required nursing care items (i.e.-length of seizures, amount of food eaten, temperatures) as needed, in classroom area
  7. Participate in student’s Annual Review/IEP/MDC meeting as assigned.
  8. Report any adaptive equipment or appliance problems to classroom teacher.
  9. Assist and participate in special events and field trips.

Essential Functions:

  1. Must be able to lift 50 pounds independently.
  2. Use infection control, safety and correct body mechanics at all times.
  3. Use a proflex belt whenever lifting.
  4. Participate in continuing education and in-service training provided.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications: Must hold a High School Diploma or GED with a valid CNA or DSP licensure. Must have or be eligible to obtain Illinois licensure for paraprofessionals


Term: Work schedule reflects school year calendar.





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