JobID 6513 : Summer Program - Paraeducator(s) - Special Education - Pre-K-21 Year Old Program - REPOST (#2012477)

Job | Posted 5 days ago
Job Type


Benefits Type: NonBenefited - Casual/Seasonal
Reports To: Program Coordinator
Salary: Internal Paraeducators: Current Hourly Rate
External Paraeducators: $14 per hour
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Job Goal: Responsible for providing support and assistance to special education student(s) in attainment of IEP goals and educational objectives. The Paraeducator works with and at the direction of the building administration, special education and/or regular education teachers and related service professionals. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community on behalf of student’s needs and school goals.

Job Qualifications: 
  1. Paraeducator permit required:
    1. Completed at least two years of study at an institution or higher learning; OR
    2. Obtained an associate’s (or higher) degree; OR
    3. Demonstrated, through a state or local academic assessment, knowledge of and the ability to assist in the instruction of reading, writing and mathematics.
The Department of Education defines “two years of study” as the successful completion of 60 semester hours of college
coursework at an accredited institution of higher learning, ideally in the general and educational studies, including reading,
writing and mathematics, content and pedagogy.
  1. Cooperative attitude and strong work ethic for performing in a team-oriented work environment. 
  2. Previous positive experience(s) in working with children. 
  3. Knowledge of how to assist children with learning activities, including the use of a computer. 

Essential Functions: 
  1. Assists in a variety of instructional and related activities with an individual or groups of students as assigned by the teacher.
  2. Assists the teacher in establishing and maintaining a classroom environment conducive to learning.
  3. Assists in the supervision and monitoring of students through assigned duties, i.e. hallways, lunchroom, and bus duty: ensures appropriate conduct during these periods.
  4. Participates in staff and aide meetings.
  5. Assists student(s) with disabilities in meeting their physical needs in order to benefit from the educational program. Responsibilities include, for example, lifting, toileting, positioning, transferring and feeding.
  6. Monitors activities and behavior of children to ensure their physical and environmental safe keeping, as well as adherence to appropriate conduct and disciplinary controls.
  7. Assists teachers in checking and objectively evaluating progress; teaches children individually and in small groups reinforcing skills based upon instructional guidelines.
  8. Acts as a positive role model for students through appropriate action and dress.
  9. Performs related duties as directed.
  10. Maintain acceptable attendance record.

Posted By

Brandywine School District

1311 Brandywine Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19809
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$17,017 (USD)

State Average: $14,609 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.05

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 349