High School Diploma/GED and passed ParaPro Praxis Exam (or 60 college credits) required. 
Successful background check required.
Prefer experience in working with preschool aged special needs students.
Good verbal communication skills.

Patience with students, flexibility, positive attitude, sense of humor, problem-solving, ability to cooperate fully with other team members, ability to take direction, confidential, possesses initiative/self-starter.

  • Exemplifies the following Five Character Traits:
    • Compassion
    • Respect
    • Responsibility
    • Self-discipline
    • Honesty

Specific Tasks:
The instructional assistant will work with the preschool students in the area of academic, behavioral and functional support.  The individual will need to help with toileting and other self-help needs. The individual will work with daily living skills with the child.  

Hours per day:
6.5 hours, 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., daily
As per contract, starting at $13.41/hr DOE