Austin Public School District is seeking to hire Mental Health Behavior Aides

Qualifications:  Candidate must have an AA Degree, AS Degree or 60 semester credits of post secondary education (equivalent of 2 years) or a passing score on the paraprofessional assessment test. Passing pre-employment physical. Ability & interest to provide assistance to children with special needs.

The Mental Health Behavioral Aide provides a specific mental health service to qualified special education students according to the written Individual Behavior Plan.  The MHBA also assists mental health practitioners and teachers in keeping students on task, monitors and/or reinforces positive behavior, carries out interventions as described in the behavior plan, assists students in maintaining good personal hygiene, escorts students to and from various places, records student progress in meeting goals and objectives, assists with implementation of behavior management programs, and helps to maintain an orderly environment.

Salary/Benefits:  Minimum hourly starting rate of pay is $14.40 per hour.  Other benefits according to the Para Educator Working Agreement are located within the Human Resource section of the Austin Public Schools website at

Application Procedure:  Apply online at