Job:  ECSE Paraeducator

Job Description:  The Paraeducator is a district employee who is primarily engaged in direct interaction with one or more pupils for instructional activities according to district-approved curriculum and teacher-approved instructional plan for the student, physical or behavior management, inclusion or other activities.  Accommodations and modifications specified on students’ IEPs are performed under the direction of a regular or special education teacher or related services provider.

Hours: 6.50 hours/day, Monday – Friday. 


  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Pass the Parapro Test or two years of post-secondary education.
  3. Ability to relate to and communicate with staff and students
  4. Patience and flexibility in working with special needs students
  5. Willingness to expand skills
  6. Ability to take direction of supervising teacher
  7. Ability to keep information confidential
  8. Ability to model and reinforce appropriate verbal and interpersonal behavior

Working Conditions:  
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employed is regularly required to talk, hear, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, reach for objects, stand, walk, push, pull, lift and use hands to grasp and feel. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, occasionally being required to lift and/or move 50 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Wages & Benefits: See Paraeducator Agreement 

Application Procedure: Apply Online

Application Materials to:  Jason Bodey, Ed.D., Principal of Alternative Services