Paraeducators are essential support staff who work alongside teachers to provide instructional support and supervision to students. Their responsibilities may include overseeing students on the playground, individual or small-group instruction, and assisting students with physical, behavioral, or medical needs.
How to Apply
If you are interested in becoming a paraeducator in the District, please visit our Job Opportunities portal to view available vacancies and requirements.
Paraeducator Pay Rates 2020/2021
Paraeducator I $18.35/hr
Paraeducator II $19.21/hr
Paraeducator III $19.63/hr
Fundamental Course of Study (FCS)
Current paraeducators are required to complete 28 hours of training on the Fundamental Course of Study by the end of the 2020-2021 school year. The FCS covers the state’s paraeducators standards of practice. Training dates and classes are communicated by email to paraeducators. Some training is completed during the work day and some outside of the work day. When training is outside of the work day, the paraeducator will be paid for their time.
To learn more about the FCS, please visit: PESB Paraeducator Certificate Program.