Substitute Para Educator 2019-20 School Year

Job | Posted a year ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Substitute Teacher


Daily Assignments are determined by individual schools on an As Needed Basis. CURRENT SUBSTITUTES DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.
Candidates are selected to continue through the hiring process according to the following criteria:

  • - Must have High School Diploma or GED and
  • - Minimum of 48 college credit hours or Kentucky Para Educator Assesment (KPA)
  • - Interview with a member of the Human Resources team
  • - References
  • - Past work history and comments from previous supervisors

Job Description:

TITLE:  Para educator – Instructional                                                                                 
  1. Has a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate 
  2. Completed two (2) years of study at an institution of higher education; or 
  3. Obtained an associate’s (or higher) degree; or 
  4. Met a rigorous standard of quality and be able to demonstrate, through a formal State or local academic assessment, knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing and mathematics (or, as appropriate,  reading readiness, writing readiness and mathematics readiness) 
  5. Has demonstrated the ability or potential to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, and staff 
  6. Has experience working with children in an organized setting 
  7. Has the ability to read and follow written directions 
  8. Has and maintains certification in American Red Cross/American Heart Association CPR and First Aid
REPORTS TO:  Principal
JOB GOAL:  To assist the teacher in achieving teaching objectives by working with individual students or small groups to help them achieve the skill levels of the class as a whole.
  1. Be familiar with and follow written policies, procedures, and direction from supervisor related to job responsibilities 
  2. Successfully completes annually an in-service training program of at least twelve (12) hours 
  3. When necessary, assist the student(s) to whom assigned in such physical tasks as putting on and taking off of outerwear, moving from room to room, using the lavatory, etc     
  4. Hear the student(s) in recitation, reading and other curriculum tasks, guiding and helping them but not teaching them 
  5. Assist the teacher in devising and producing special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on an empathetic understanding of       individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities 
  6. Assist students in the library or media center, when necessary 
  7. Alert the teacher of any problem or special information about an individual student 
  8. Serve as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher 
  9. Participate in in-service training programs, as assigned 
  10. Operate and care for instructional equipment 
  11. Assist with enrichment and remedial work assigned by the teacher 
  12. Assist during emergency drills, assemblies, field trips, and recess 
  13. Assist with learning displays, drill work, and student attendance 
  14. Provide a supportive disciplinary role 
  15. Assist with lunch, snack, and cleaning routine, as necessary 
  16. Perform routine clerical duties; such as preparation of instructional and classroom materials, operation of copy machines, maintain classroom records, and maintain attendance records 
  17. Assist in promoting educational programs related to assignment 
  18. Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of fully certified teachers
Perform other duties consistent with the position as may be requested by the supervisor

Posted By

Boone County Schools

8330 US Highway 42 , Florence, KY 41042

At the following locations

District Wide

8330 US 42 , Florence, KY 41042

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,394

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 525