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Special Education Paraprofessional Interview Questions

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What is a situation in which you have been challenged by a student and how did you meet that challenge and learn from it for future lessons

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I talked about a student with autism I had that used to spit on me and other paras every time we tried to get him to learn and do work. I explained the many tactics we came up with and tried as a team and the many ways I tried on my own to get his behavior to change. Until we finally came up with a tactic of reward and recoil that got him away from spiting and excited to do work.

I had a student who would keep talking even when she wasn’t supposed to. I tried changing her seat frequently, talking to her parents then finally settled on having her take a paper and write out what’s on her mind in the back of the room which seemed most effective. I also found that letting her help with tasks worked

What would you do if a student became physically aggressive in the classroom?

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Would I mind changing diapers and/or assist in toileting the students.

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How do handle an irate student

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Asked about my experience, education history and what I think I would offer to the learning enviornment

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If a concerned parent spoke to you about how their child not doing well in their teacher's classroom what steps would you take?

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background on experience

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How will you build a relationship with students that are challenging and/or nonverbal?

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How will you respond when a student has a meltdown?

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