Special Education Paraprofessional, CASA
TITLE: Paraprofessional – Special Education, CASA
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.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES: To assist with instruction and supervision of
Special Education students through one-on-one and group instruction, supervision and assisting with
testing and assessment of student’s progress; 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 background
investigation. 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.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Ten months per year. Salary and work year to be established by