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Function / Position Summary

Enhance the student’s mastery of concepts and academic skills in targeted subject areas based on student/classroom needs. Reinforce classroom instruction for individual student or small/whole groups. Uphold School District U-46 ICARE Standards. Perform duties and activities under direct supervision of a certified staff member. Adhere to published policies and procedures distributed by the district and school. Maintain confidentiality of student, staff and department information within the school and community.


Job Duties / Responsibilities

  •  Implement individual or small/whole group instructional lessons or related activity under the supervision of the assigned certified teacher.
  •  Document and report student behavior as directed by the teacher.
  •  Collaborate with the teacher, prepare and maintain materials.
  •  Escort students within the building, as directed by the classroom teacher.
  • Attend meetings and staff development activities as assigned, providing observations and reports as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Para Educator, Substitute, Professional Educator or Provisional Educator License required.
  • Minimum education requirement for a Para Educator License is completion of at least 60 semester hours of college coursework or a passing score on the ETS Para Pro exam or two specific Work Keys exams.
  •  Bilingual - Spanish/English (written/verbal) preferred. Certain assignments require Bilingual – Spanish/English.
  • Additional qualifications may be required depending on the type of paraeducator.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Experience working with students in an educational setting preferred.



  • Starting rate of pay is $16.64, $17.39, and $18.26 per hour (depending on the type of paraeducator)
  • Benefit and pension eligible

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