Paraprofessional - Life Skills Support

Posted 3 months ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


Paraprofessional - Life Skills Support


1. Must meet educational requirements for “highly qualified paraprofessional,” as defined by the federal
laws, No Child Left Behind, and IDEA. Must meet educational requirements of Chapter 14, PA Code
2. Must meet basic reading, writing, and math competencies.
3. Valid Act 34, 114, and Act 151 clearances.
4. Valid tuberculosis test and physical examination with ADA reasonable accommodations stipulated, as
5. Must continue to meet the required annual obligations of Chapter 14, PA Code 22: 20 hours of
approved staff development activities related to their assignment.
6. U. S. citizen or holder of a valid work visa.
7. Such additional or alternatives to the above qualifications as the board or superintendent may
determine appropriate and acceptable.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

A personal care assistant provides one-to-one support and assistance to a student, including support and
assistance in the use of medical equipment (for example, augmentative communication devices; activities
of daily living; and monitoring health and behavior). A personal care assistant may provide support to
more than one student, but not at the same time. When the personal care assistant is not working with an
individual student in meeting personal care needs, the personal care assistant may be assigned to work
with more than one child meeting their instructional needs. Personal care assistants shall provide evidence
of 20 hours of staff development activities related to their assignment each school year.

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Allentown City School District

31 S. Penn St , Allentown, PA 18102

At the following locations

Mosser Elementary School

129 S Dauphin St , Allentown , PA 18109