Orange Workforce Alliance

Westminster School District: Paraeducator Instructional Support

The following information was provided by Westminster School District
Vacancies, Substitutes and Future vacancies
Part time/positions are typically 3 to 6 hours/day – 10 months per year
Positions are 23 – 29.5 hours/week
SALARY RANGE: $17.66/hour to $21.45/hour in five annual steps
FILING DATE: Until Filled
THE POSITION: Under the direction of a principal, assists, tutors, and trains students in a Special Education classroom or similar learning situation; performs a variety of supportive duties for teachers and school; some positions in this class involve taking care of personal hygiene of students; and does related work as required. Some lifting of students involved in the process may be required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school. Demonstrated successful experience working with children in a learning situation, preferably with children with learning problems, particularly where flexibility, patience, and sensitivity are required.
THE EXAMINATION: Candidates are required to pass the Basic Skills Test for Instructional Assistants which covers English usage and proficiency, simple arithmetic through elementary algebra, reading comprehension, and the ability to assist in instruction. Candidates may also be tested on the following: the ability to deal effectively with special education students, to understand problems and solve them; to follow written and oral directions; flexibility, patience, judgment, and sensitivity. If you have at least 48 units or credit hours of college coursework you are eligible to waive the written examination by attaching unofficial transcripts or AA Degree or higher to your application. Applicants with a high school diploma or GED without 48 units or credit hours of college coursework will be required to pass a proficiency test as legislated by the State of California.
                                              Adj. Score           Relative
                                              Required             Weight
Written Examination          70%                      50%
Oral Examination                70%                      50%
HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted on A current resume is required.
The Westminster School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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