PRIMARY PURPOSE:

 

To assist the classroom teacher in providing curriculum activities and experiences designed to their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth of all special education students

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education/Certification:

High School Diploma or equivalent, required

Associate degree or a minimum of 48 college hours, required

Paraprofessional Certification (required upon employment)

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions; ability to work with emotionally, physically and/or mentally impaired students; ability to maintain composure under stressful conditions; and ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

Basic computer skills performed, preferred

 

Experience:

Background in working with special needs children or adults, preferred

 

Days:  187

 

Hourly Pay Range:

Minimum:   $12.55

Midpoint:    $15.12

Maximum:  $17.69

 

Note:  Starting pay for a new hire in a pay range plan will be determined indvidually based on each person's job-related experience and salaries paid to peer employees in the same position with similar experience.