Austin Public School District is seeking to hire a Special Education Para Educators

Right now, Austin Public Schools is offering incentives of up to $1750 to new and returning paras.

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.

  • Provides classroom assistance to students, which includes; assisting with class work and other assignments, administering tests, and tutoring students in small groups.
  • Assists administrators, teachers and other staff to ensure proper behavior and safety of students.
  • Works with various students to ensure learning is maximized.
  • Assists students, teachers, and other staff in daily activities related to assignment
  • Provide supervision.
  • Operates and maintains equipment related to job assignment

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