Paraeducator | Special Education Paraeducator | Skyview Middle School


Internal consideration is given until 3:30 pm on May 17, 2024.

Position: 1:1 Special Ed Paraeducator
Work Schedule:  Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Student Contact Days
Start Date: Fall 2024
Pay:  $23.14 per hour
Benefits:  Benefits are in accordance with the labor agreement covering Paraeducators –

Required Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED and one of the following:
    • An AA, AS, AAS (or higher) degree, or
    • Two years of post-secondary coursework (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) from an accredited institution of higher education which are applicable toward a bachelors degree, or
    • Passing score on ParaEducator test. (For more information on the ParaPro Assessment, contact Educational Testing Service at 1-800-772-9476 or
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds and restrain students in emergency situations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Completion of any required training necessary for the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (preferably in Education)
  • Education assistant/paraprofessional or teaching experience
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Experience and/or training in behavior management


  • Assist in the instruction of students by providing support and practical training to students in various subject matters
  • Provide assistance to the teacher by performing such duties as:
    • Implementing instructional plans and assisting with the adaptation/modification of the curriculum as directed by the teacher
    • Preparing class schedules
    • Organizing learning materials
    • Assisting with classroom activities
  • Assist educational staff in performing duties to meet the specific needs of students including, but not limited to:
    • Redirecting inappropriate behaviors of students in classrooms
    • Preparing food for and/or feeding students
    • Assisting in the physical movement of students
    • Diapering and toileting students
    • Escorting students to vocational training jobs
    • Chaperoning student community outings
    • Supervising students during bus loading and unloading
  • Promote a safe and productive learning environment for students, ensuring that student needs are met by communicating with other staff about student needs
  • Monitor and document the educational progress of students by performing evaluations of student progress and needs
  • Record data pertaining to Individual Educational Plans (IEPs)
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding students and the educational setting at all times
  • Other related duties as assigned

ISD 622 is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.