2023-24 Behavior Paraprofessional Opportunity - San Rafael, CA

San Rafael, CA
Procare Schools - Behavior Specialist Contract 4 days ago Apply

Are you passionate about working in an educational setting and making a positive difference in the lives of students with special needs? Do you have experience in supporting students with behavioral challenges? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

ProCare Therapy, a leading provider of educational staffing solutions, is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Full-Time School-Based Behavior Paraprofessional to join our dynamic team in San Rafael, CA. As a Behavior Paraprofessional, you will play a vital role in supporting students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities within a school environment.


  • Provide direct support to students with special needs, focusing on managing and addressing behavioral challenges.
  • Implement behavior intervention plans developed by the school's multidisciplinary team under the guidance of a certified behavior specialist.
  • Support students in developing and practicing appropriate social skills, self-regulation strategies, and conflict resolution techniques.
  • Utilize positive behavior management techniques and de-escalation strategies to promote a safe and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers, special education staff, and other professionals to ensure consistent implementation of behavior plans and strategies.
  • Assist with data collection and documentation to track student progress and communicate relevant information to the team.
  • Foster a positive and supportive relationship with students, encouraging their academic and personal growth.
  • Participate in team meetings and professional development sessions to enhance your skills and stay updated on best practices in behavior management.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Some college coursework in education, psychology, or related field is preferred.
  • Experience working with students with behavioral challenges, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge of behavior management techniques and strategies.
  • Ability to implement behavior intervention plans and follow protocols provided by the certified behavior specialist.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to build rapport with students.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with teachers, parents, and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the individual needs of students.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $28.00+ hourly - based on relevant experience and education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance 
  • 401(k) retirement plans 
  • Licensing and continuing education reimbursements 

Join our team at ProCare Therapy and make a significant impact on the lives of students with special needs within a school setting. Apply today by sending your updated resume to [email protected] for consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

Note: ProCare Therapy is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

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