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Classified: Paraprofessional I and Paraprofessional II

Title
Classified: Paraprofessional I and Paraprofessional II
Location
various
Description
The District is accepting applications for Paraprofessional I and Paraprofessional II positions.


Brief Description of Position: Under the supervision of the site administrator, the Paraprofessional I assists with supervision of students in various settings and the preparation of instructional materials. Examples of duties may be copying of materials, supervision of students at recess, during lunch, in the physical education class, in a Kindergarten class, at the car drop-off and pick-up lines, etc. Paraprofessional I employees that work as a Kindergarten aide or Physical Education aide will receive direction from the teacher.

Under the supervision of the site administrator with direction from a classroom teacher, the Paraprofessional II assists students with special needs in individualized and group instructional settings. This position also may require (with assistance), the ability to physically assist in moving a student throughout their daily transitions at school.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

See attached flyer for more information about this position.
Benefits
Salary & Benefits: Placement on salary range 19 for Paraprofessional I employees is dependent on experience as a paraprofessional and educational level completed. The wage range is $15.09 - $19.27. Placement on salary range 23 for Paraprofessional II employees is dependent on experience as a paraprofessional and education level completed. The wage range is $16.68 - $21.28 per hour dependent upon experience.
Requirements
Qualifications:
1. Previous Experience: At least one year of experience of working with school-aged children.
2. Education: Equivalent to graduation from twelfth grade. For Paraprofessional II positions candidates must pass the District’s basic skills test or have already passed the CBEST test. Desired: Some college work, preferably in Child Development or a related field.

Work Calendar: Ranges from 3.0 to 3.75 hours per day (weekdays); Ten month school year calendar for 2017-18. The last work day for paraprofessionals is May 31, 2018.

Application Procedure:
1. Applicants may submit a District classified application (available to print from the “Human Resources, Applications” page at www.lcusd.net) or may submit an electronic application through the posting on EdJoin (www.edjoin.org). For either application, please attach a resume with current references (with contact information) and CBEST test results (if available for Paraprofessional II candidates). Letters of recommendation are welcome. Mailed applications can be sent to the following address:

Christine Golder, Personnel Technician
La Cañada Unified School District
4490 Cornishon Avenue
La Cañada, CA 91011



2. Paraprofessional II candidates who have not passed a standardized basic skills tests, such as the CBEST, must arrange with the Human Resources Department to take the District’s basic skills. Testing candidates are given two hours to complete a test composed of 110 questions in the areas of basic math, reading comprehension, etc. No electronic devices are allowed in the testing room. The candidate must answer at least 70% of the questions correctly to pass the test. He/She will be allowed to retake the test as many times as needed in order to pass the test.

The District requests that all candidates schedule a testing appointment immediately upon submitting an application. The Human Resources Department is available to administer tests Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please call Christine Golder at (818) 952-8072 to schedule a testing appointment if you are interested in a Paraprofessional II position.




Salary
Paraprofessional I: $15.09 - $19.27 dependent upon experience. Paraprofessional II: $16.68 - $21.28 per hour dependent upon experience.
Contact Christine Golder
Phone: (818) 952-8072
Fax: 8189528072
cgolder@lcusd.net
4490 Cornishon Ave., La Canada Flintridge, California 91011