Warsaw Community Schools

Special Education Paraprofessional (1265)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSpecial Education Paraprofessional
Posting ID1265

Reports to: Supervising Teacher


General Summary: A paraprofessional assists certified teachers in providing a safe learning environment where children’s individual needs are met.


Essential Functions:

  • Assists the teacher with the learning activities of students and preparation of student’s instruction materials.
  • Assists with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, recess, field trips, lunch times, and classrooms as needed.
  • Assists teacher with recording student progress data.
  • Participates in general and job specific training as determined by the supervising teacher and principal.
  • Supervises students in instructional and/or assessment activities both on and off campus at the direction of the teacher.
  • Communicates with the classroom teacher on student progress and/or special needs of students.
  • Interacts respectfully with staff and parents.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more.
  • Performs other reasonably-related duties as may be assigned by the principal or supervising teacher.


  • Education – 48 college credits or ability to pass the ParaPro Assessment
  • Experience – Evidence of experience working with students

Length of Position: 36 weeks (for the school year)

Position Type: Non-exempt


These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a paraprofessional.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$9.15 / Per Hour
LocationJefferson Elementary

Applications Accepted

Start Date02/05/2020
End Date04/23/2020

Job Contact

NameBetty O'HaraTitleHR Generalist/Analyst