Substitutes | Orono Public Schools


Description:  SUBSTITUTE РSpecial Education Paraeducator

Job Summary: 

  • Provide supervision to students in a variety of special education and regular classroom settings.
  • Support student academic needs, as well as social, emotional, and self-care needs in a variety of settings as assigned.
  • Collaborate with other paraprofessionals for the benefit of all students.
  • Help students develop life skills.


  • This is a¬†six and a half¬†(6.5) hour per day position – on an as-needed basis.
  • Paraprofessionals must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job, which entails¬†lifting, bending, and¬†twisting¬†in various settings.
  • Be a motivated, self-starter with the ability to handle situations with a calm demeanor.
  • A high level of compassion for students with developmental disabilities is essential.
  • Flexibility and a cooperative nature are required.

Bargaining Group and Level:  NA

Application Procedure:
All applicants must apply online at:

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