1:1 Aide

Assistant Teachers/Paraprofessionals Wallingford, Connecticut


Position at SESI Schools

Why Join Us 

Are you looking for a new opportunity to make an impact in the lives of students? Join us at SESI Schools, where we are proving what is possible for students with unique needs. We offer 

  • Competitive salary range of $16.00-$19.00 an hour dependent on experience 
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits including medical, dental, and vision 
  • Employer-paid life insurance 
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching 
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $2,625 
  • Other great benefits like Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Mental Health Support, and Pet Insurance 
  • Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growth 

The Opportunity 

The One-on-one Aide will be responsible for working with a designated student to deliver individualized services and supports. They will monitor student behavior, track educational progress, and communicate with parents. Additionally, they will help reinforce the special education curriculum provided by the teacher with the individual student. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we’re looking to hire an exceptional team member who will play an essential role in fueling student success.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Include the following. Other duties as assigned. 

  • Work with the individual student to reinforce learning of material or skill initially introduced by the teacher by assigning appropriate tasks, completing one-on-one tutorials, and implementing the SESI rotation model  
  • Assist the implementation of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP)  
  • Maintain student’s portfolio and ensure it is updated, organized, presentable, and meets policy expectations  
  • Utilize school’s behavior management and intervention strategies including but not limited to de-escalation techniques, crisis management, and physical restraint when necessary to maintain the safety of students and staff  
  • Provide reinforcement consistent with the students' Behavior Intervention Plan  
  • Complete any necessary documentation to track student’s behavior (ex: Incident Reports, High Risk Evaluation Forms, Point Sheets, etc.)  
  • Support, record, and track student growth and progress towards academic, social, and emotional goals  
  • Always remain near the student and ensure the student is monitored to and from appropriate locations within the school  


  • High School Diploma required  
  • College experience and/or Bachelor's Degree preferred  
  • Experience working with youth preferred  

About Us

The B.E.S.T Academy is operated by Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI). SESI Schools provides specialized education programming for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we’re looking to hire an exceptional Paraprofessional who will play an essential role in fueling student success. 


Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.