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American Sign Language (ASL) Paraprofessional
Paraprofessional - Special Education
ReNEW Schaumburg Elementary School
Available immediately

We are seeking an American Sign Language (ASL) Paraprofessional who will assist a ReNEW Schaumburg student who requires sign language. You must be fluent in ASL to be considered for this role.

Choice is Freedom!  At ReNEW, we ensure that students are academically and emotionally prepared to access the full range of life choices that are the fundamental right of every child in the city.


  • Act as instructional liaison for student who requires signed interventions
  • Maintain the safety and well-being of the children at all times.
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings as required by the School Leader.
  • Assist in the daily maintenance of the classroom environment through assistance with setup, cleanup, and organization of materials.
  • Assist in the implementation of research-based curriculum.
  • Communicate pertinent information obtained from parents, children, the teachers and School Leader.
  • Assist with strategies for maintaining orderly classroom behavior on an individual and group basis.
  • Work with teachers to establish and maintain open and positive lines of communication with students, other staff, and parents concerning academics, language, and behavior.
  • Maintain the school culture of high academic and behavioral expectations through continuous reflection.
  • Assist with the detailed data analysis of student performance to inform effective instructional practices.
  • Assist in student the arrival and departure, transitions between class periods, and lunch periods.


  • Fluent in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Maintain a firm belief in the ability of all students to achieve at high levels
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well in a team
  • Is self-reflective and an analytical problem-solver
  • Sustain well-developed organizational skills
  • Has effective oral and written communication skills
At ReNEW, we believe our people are the key to our students’ success. We support our staff with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a comprehensive benefits plan that covers the majority of the employee premium for the two medical plans offered. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, generous vacation time, professional development, and a 401k plan with 4% employer matching. For employees of Dolores T. Aaron Elementary, we offer the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) benefit instead of 401k. 

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  • Why you should work at ReNEW
  • What are our benefits?
  • What is our process? 


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