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Paraeducators make sure that the student learns the curriculum, facilitate social interactions between students, manage small and large groups, and teach appropriate behavior and communication skills.


Position Type:
  • Part-Time (Monday through Friday during school hours)

  • Compensation Range: $20 - $25 


  • Various locations -  School Districts in near by area. 

  • Primary responsibility is direct support to students with special needs

  • Participate in activities planned by the school district staff

  • Assists in the preparation and development of instructional training activities and materials

  • Assists school district staff with in-class activities based on specific instructions

  • Assists school district staff in maintaining a neat and orderly classroom environment by keeping materials and equipment organized

  • Assists the school district staff in maintaining a good learning atmosphere by using effective teaching and behavior management techniques

  • Under direct supervision, staff may assist with assessing student needs

  • Provides the school district staff with general impressions and observations of students they work with

  • Works with students individually, in small groups, whole groups or learning centers planned by the school district staff and provides instruction to student

  • May assist with classroom technology, adaptive devices, and equipment

  • Assists with social skills

  • Assists with toileting, diapering, dressing, and hygiene

  • Keeps an organized and clutter-free restroom and/or changing area

  • Administers emergency treatment when necessary

  • May take children into the community

  • May assist children to feed themselves

  • May be assigned in more than one school location

  • Assists with playground supervision

  • Works cooperatively with students, school district staff, and administration while performing assigned duties and responsibilities

  • Reinforces lessons/activities with small groups of learners

  • Assists school staff in crisis intervention and discipline

  • Participates in program planning meetings at the request of the school  staff

  • Performs other job-related work as required

Ability to:​
  • Understand and anticipate the needs of children

  • Operate classroom technology equipment

  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with children and adults

  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality

  • Show competence and assist with academic skills, e.g. reading and math

  • Communicate orally with correct language usage


​Knowledge of:
  • The general needs and behavior patterns of children

  • Safe work practices

  • Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation

  • Needs and concerns of children with a variety of special needs

  • Perform general clerical duties at the request of supervisor

  • Read and understand instructions, follow and give clear directions

  • Work independently and make decisions within the framework of established guidelines

  • Adapt to individual needs of school staff and students and work with interruptions

  • Identifying and responding quickly to emergency situations in a calm and resourceful manner

  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work


  • Recent experience in working with groups such as youth groups, child centers, or playgrounds and/or experience requiring organizational skills is desirable.


  • Proof of High School Diploma or equivalency; or proof of an A.A. degree, 48 college units; or pass the Paraeducator Exam

​Physical, Mental, and Environmental Demands:


  • Sitting, walking level surface, reaching, bending, use of both legs

  • Wrist/arm motion, grasping/holding, use of both hands

  • Regularly lift 1-15 lbs. *occasionally lift 26-40 lbs

  • Regularly carry/push 1-15 lbs *occasionally carry/push 26-40 lbs

  • Color vision, near vision, use of both eyes

  • Sense of smell

  • Normal hearing, distinguish sounds in transmission

  • Speaking


  • Occasional stress of emergencies, normal work standards stress, ability to work with interruption, reading, interpreting policy, memorize and recall objects, people, analyze problems, and generate alternatives

Working Environment:
  • Occasional exposure to the sun, occasional wetness, dust, occasional exposure to childhood diseases

Requirements/Conditions of Employment:​
  • Resume

  • Complete a mandatory Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) Training (Provided)

  • Complete mandatory training as designated by BEAM

  • Mornings

  • Monday to Friday

  • No weekends

Ability to commute/relocate:
  • School Districts in near by area Los Angeles County & Orange County: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

  • Your assignment might vary from district to district and school to school

  • Behavioral Therapist/Interventionist: 1 year (Required)

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