SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATE

Des Moines Public Schools ( learn more )

Des Moines, IA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3665734
  • Application Deadline: September 24, 2021
  • Re-posted : September 15, 2021

Job Description

Special Education Associate

9 month position (190 days)
7.50 hours
Starting at $15.25

This position qualifies for a $1,500 hiring bonus. The bonus is paid evenly over the the 24 pay periods.

Your compensation is paid over 12 months which includes 24 even pay periods on a semi-monthly basis (15th and last day of the month).  Currently, this is a 190-day calendar and a 7.5-hour work day.  If you start at any point after the start of the school year, your pay will be pro-rated based on the number of paid days remaining.

Job Requirements (one of the following must be met):

(1) 48 credit hours post-secondary education
(2) associate’s degree or higher
(3) paraeducator certification from Board of Educational Examiners
(4) combined score of 150 or higher on the COMPASS test or meet the requirements for the ACCUPlacer exam



For more than 100 years, the Des Moines Independent Community School District has been providing an outstanding education to the students of our community. Today, our school district is a leader and innovator in public education, offering families some of the best educational choices in Iowa as we strive to become the nation's model for urban education. Des Moines Independent Community School District is a majority minority district, serving more than 32,000 students in Iowa's capital city. For more information about our district, please visit our website at www.dmschools.org/.

Take a sneak peek at what is happening in Des Moines Public Schools: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlfnkBEGFho
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
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    Contact Information

    • Jennifer Hahn , Human Resources IT Specialist
    • 2100 Fleur Dr
    • Des Moines , Iowa 50321

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