Bilingual Program Assistant

Job Responsibilities : Bilingual Program Assistant

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Company : Bridgeport Public Schools

Location : Bridgeport, CT 06604 US

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  • JobID: 3150
  • Position Type:

    Support Staff
    Date Posted:


    Split Assignment
    Date Available:

    To Be Determined
    Closing Date:



    45 Lyon Terrace

    Bridgeport CT06604


    AFSCME Job Classification: A010 (10 month position)

    SALARY RANGE: $32823 – $44031

    Current employees who are members of AFSCME Local 1522 and qualified will be given first preference in filling this position. (Non member applicants begin at 1
    step of salary range).


    • Associate’s degree the equivalent 60 college credits or have successfully passed the paraprofessional assessment exam.
    • Demonstrates aptitude for work to be performed.
    • Bilingual/Bicultural (Portuguese)
    • Demonstrates ability to work well with staff and public.
    • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
    • Requires basic computer skills


    • Serves as a liaison between the school the program and the parents
    • Assists in the development and implementation of curriculum
    • Assists in recruiting and channeling students into special programs in the various schools
    • Assists classroom teacher in the delivery and implementation of the curriculum
    • Promotes and encourages parent participation and/or leadership in school and district activities
    • Assists in registration clerical and other routine duties that improve the classroom/school organization management and atmosphere
    • Conducts home visits when all other school resources have been implemented. Where safety is a concern the Program Assistant must be accompanied by other personnel
    • Assists in the assessment of students
    • Attends in-service workshops and staff meetings where job related as per contract
    • Assists in the planning of monthly Parent Advisory Council meetings in assigned schools
    • Notifies parents of Bilingual/District parent Advisory Council meetings conferences and workshops
    • Assists in school based planning teams
    • Assists in the implementation of Education Technology
    • Performs other related duties as assigned

    POSTING CLOSES: 12/18/22

    Qualified candidates who wish to apply should access the Bridgeport Public Schools on-line application web site:

    The Bridgeport Board of Education is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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