Special Education Paraprofessional, Preschool
TITLE: Paraprofessional Preschool
CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt (30 Hours per week)
REQUIRED LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: 60 College Credits, Arizona Department of
Education (ADE) Paraprofessional (ParaPro) Assessment OR Associate's Degree, First Aid
and CPR certification and Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card are required.
Preschool Requirements: Documentation of a negative Mantoux skin test
or other tuberculosis screening test recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control administered
within 12 months before the starting date of employment. A Food Handler’s Card authorized through
the Arizona Department of Health prior to the starting date of employment.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
To assist students in school classrooms with educational programs and assignments and to provide assistance
to Teachers as needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s Degree; AND one (1) year of experience working
with children or persons with disabilities; OR High school diploma and certification by Arizona
Department of Education (ADE) Paraprofessional (ParaPro) assessment; OR an equivalent combination
of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skill. Must pass a thorough
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Ten months per year. Salary and work year to be established by the Board.