Job | Posted a year ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Pupil Services


NOTE: 7:15AM - 2:15PM

TITLE: Para educator - Special Education


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 Degree (or higher); or

4. Met rigorous standard of quality and be able to demonstrated, through a formal State or local academic assessment, knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, mathematics (or, as appropriate, reading readiness, writing readiness and mathematics readiness)

5. Has the ability to read and follow written directions

6. Has one year of experience working with children in an organized setting

7. Has and maintains certification in American Red Cross/American Heart Association CPR and First Aid

8. Has the ability to lift and assist in moving children of various weights numerous times per day

9. Has demonstrated the ability or potential to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, and staff

REPORTS TO: Principal and/or Director Special Education

JOB GOAL: To relieve the teacher of tasks so that more individualized instruction can be provided for students


1. Be familiar with and follow written guidelines, policies, procedures and directions from supervisor related to job responsibilities

2. Successfully completes annually an in-service training program of at least twelve (12) hours

3. Assist in setting up daily seat work and learning centers

4. Check daily seatwork and homework

5. Use a variety of learning approaches to work on a one-to-one basis, or in small groups, with students in all academic areas to include math, reading, spelling, science, listening and motor activities

6. Operate the following equipment as needed: fluid duplicator, photocopier, laminator, overhead projector, viewer/editor opaque projector, slide projector, film projector, tape machine and record player

7. Make work materials and learning aids for class

8. Write assignments and work on chalkboard

9. Grade papers

10. Prepare and type worksheets and tests

11. Carry out various secretarial duties needed by teacher to include maintenance of routine paperwork, filing, documentation, report cards

12. Help administer testing

13. Implement IEP objectives

14. Monitor IEP objectives

15. Manage student behavior as directed by teacher

16. Assist students who have been out due to an absence

17. Attend regular classes as directed by teacher

18. Work on self-help skills

19. Take students to the bathroom, and if necessary, change diapers and carryout any/all process for toileting

20. Follow catheterization and other procedures, after training by School Nurse

21. Generally assist with physical management of children with disabilities

22. Implement fine and gross motor activities under the supervision of the occupational or physical therapist

23. Assist speech therapist by giving follow-up articulation and language skills

24. Assist occupational/physical therapist by providing routine exercise programs as directed by therapist

25. Supervise part of class while teacher works with other students

26. Facilitate Community Based instruction

27. Participate in in-service training as provided by the School District

28. Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of fully certified teachers

29. Perform other duties consistent with the position assigned as may be requested by the supervisor


  • Hourly ( Grade 03 )
  • 6.5 hrs. per day
  • 32.5 hrs. per wk.
  • 180 days
  • 9 ¼ months
  • Board approved 8-8-02, Revised 1/9/2014, Revised 6/9/2016

Posted By

Boone County Schools

8330 US Highway 42 , Florence, KY 41042

At the following locations

Camp Ernst Middle School

6515 Camp Ernst Road , Burlington, KY 41005

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