WORK DAY:  7 hours per day; 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

WORK CALENDAR:  178 duty days per year. Refer to the attached work calendar in the lower right corner of this posting.


SALARY: $15.00 per hour

BENEFITS:  Benefits available.
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Job Summary: Duties may include some or all of the below responsibilities:

  • Provides classroom support for high school students as needed.
  • Basic technology skills.
  • Knowledge of Google programs.
  • Working in the foreign language lab.
  • Ability to work with a diverse community of staff, students, and families.
  • Patrol all areas inside to ensure security of the building and visitors.
  • Communicate with appropriate school personnel regarding Middle/High School needs or concerns.
  • Perform tasks within the level of responsibility of position as assigned by the supervisor.


  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Experience working with middle school age students.
  • Computer skills preferred.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work as a cooperative team member.
  • Positive rapport with children including the ability to correct inappropriate student behavior with fairness and consistency.
  • Regular, on-time attendance is required.

Required Dispositions:
In addition, the specific skills/educational qualifications for paraprofessional positions include:

  • Believes that all students can attain high levels of learning.
  • Takes responsibility for the learning of our students and his/her own performance.
  • Possesses the knowledge and skills to build effective educational experiences that benefit all students.
  • Functions as an effective member of the educational/school team.
  • Won’t shy away from today’s educational challenges.
  • Utilizes effective interpersonal skills.
  • Has a proven track record of success.
  • Works with great integrity

Commitment to Equity:
Rochester Public Schools is committed to diversifying its workforce to better reflect the community we serve.  We believe the practices used in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, supporting, and promoting staff must include and honor, at every level, those who represent the diverse identities of our schools and community.

Common and Shared Accountabilities for All Positions 
Employees of the Rochester Public School District #535 are expected to support the goals, model and promote an environment that is respectful for all, and work collaboratively with other staff to focus on the needs of the learner. A quality, customer focus that conveys a welcome attitude, an adaptability to change, and a desire for continuous improvement is also expected of all employees. In addition, staff are to respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the schools, and be dependable and accountable employees.
District Information: 
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