Paraeducator/Intensive Support

Edmonds School District   Lynnwood, WA   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 23, 2022
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Paraeducator/Intensive Support  

About the District-
Edmonds School District is committed to workplace diversity and aims to attract and retain employees with the right skills, knowledge, and life experiences to meet the needs of each vacancy. We encourage individuals of different cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives to apply and seek those who actively embrace our equity-focused direction for the future. Whether you’re working in a classroom, driving a school bus, preparing lunches, or supporting one of the many operational and administrative functions, our goal is to create socially, emotionally and intellectually safe learning environments for each student, every day!

About the Position-
Works collaboratively with certificated staff in special education classrooms or other learning environments, assists with a variety of instructional support and supervision duties of students who are in need of academic assistance and have learning, communication, physical, behavioral or emotional disabilities; prepares educational materials; monitors students' progress, behavior, and safety. Performs routine clerical tasks to support teachers and other district staff. Performs work that may be physically hazardous or requires exceptional physical exertion or requires working in disagreeable conditions for a majority of time.  For full job description, please visit: 

Required Qualifications-
  • Be at least 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma or GED; and
  • Have received a passing grade on the ETS ParaPro Assessment; or
  • Hold an associate’s degree (or higher); or
  • Have earned 72 quarter credits or 48 semester credits (100 level or above) at an institution of higher education.
* Per Governor Jay Inslee's proclamation, all school district employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption.  All new hires will be required to provide verification of vaccination or be eligible for an exemption, as a condition of employment.

Preferred Qualifications-
Previous experience working with students in an educational setting and/or evidence of an interest in supporting learning experiences. Experience working with students with physical or cognitive disabilities and/or behavior challenges or social/emotional issues desirable. Training with cultural, ethnic and language diversity.

Salary-  2022-2023 Classified Support Staff Schedule, Level IA - $26.48 - $30.23 per hour
  • Shift details: 6.00 -6.5 hours per day; in-person
  • Non-Continuing (Remainder of 2022-2023 school year only)
  • 183 work days per year
FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Benefits-  Our benefits package includes Washington state health insurance coverage (SEBB) and a Washington state retirement package for eligible positions.  Eligibility for health insurance at the time of hire is determined by holding at least a 3.5 hour per day continuing contract position, or being hired into a non-continuing position that is anticipated to reach 630 hours during the school year.  

The School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) benefits include:
  • Medical plans with prescription benefits
  • Dental plans
  • Vision plans
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Medical Flexible Spending Arrangement
  • Dependent Care Assistance Program
How to Apply
Apply online.  Complete all steps in the application process so that we may fully consider you.  We will give time and care to review your materials.  While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

Edmonds School District does not discriminate in any program or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed religion, color, national origin, age veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability or the use of a trained dog  guide or service animal