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Job Summary:  
The paraprofessional assists students with all instructional and non-instructional needs. The paraprofessional assists in providing instruction to individuals or small groups of students in a classroom. The paraprofessional performs various tasks in assisting the classroom teacher with meeting the educational needs of the students in the particular program to which they are assigned. 



  • High school graduate;
  • Must hold the Educator License with Stipulations for Paraprofessionals - ELS (PARA);
  • Ability to work closely with the classroom teacher and assist with instruction and supervision of students;
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, use of email and Google Suite applications;
  • Ability to use independent judgment and demonstrate initiative to act in accordance with established policies and regulations;
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions; 
  • Some knowledge of the field of child development and some knowledge of student behavior management techniques;
  • Able to serve as a role model for students by demonstrating a positive attitude and effective work ethic;
  • Exhibits positive interpersonal skills and can communicate effectively with students, staff, administrators, and parents;
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.


Salary and Benefits:

  • Starting hourly pay of $15.72 - $18.70;
  • Hourly pay is commensurate with education and includes a competitive benefits package;
  • The District offers an  employee assistance program offered to employees and their immediate family members.

Additional Notes

Working Conditions:
- 10 month position (August - May/June)

How to Apply

Application Procedure: Submit application on-line www.district130.org


Cook County School District 130 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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