Texarkana School District ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4046521
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 26, 2022
  • Starting Date: January 5, 2023

Job Description

The Texarkana Arkansas School District is accepting applications for paraprofessionals (classroom aides) for the 2022-2023 school year.  Paraprofessionals assist the teacher in the perparation and management of classroom activities and administrative requirements, working under the supervision of a certified teacher.  


Applicants must meet the following qualifications: 

1.  Pass a national criminal background check;

2.  Pass a background check of the Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry;

3.  Hold a high school diploma or equivalent;

4.  Possess a minimum of 60 hours at an accredited college or have passed the Praxis ParaPro exam with a minimum score of 457;

5.  Possess the ability to work well with children;

6.  Possess knowledge of general office equipment;

7.  Possess proficient skills in typing, work processing, and file maintenance;

8.  Possess effective organzational, communication, and interpersonal skills;

9.  Possess the ability to follow verbal and written instructions;

10. Possess a patient and calm demeanor with students and others;

11. Possess basic academic skills. 




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 4
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    Support Staff > Supervisory Aide
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Texarkana School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Becky Keslar , Superintendent
    • 3435 Jefferson Avenue
    • Texarkana, Arkansas 71854

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