Qualifications/Experience:
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.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
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