Colchester School District

125 Laker Lane, PO Box 27, Colchester, VT 05446 Telephone: 802-264-5999 Fax: 802-863-4774


Colchester School District
Colchester, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3093148 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: July 17, 2019 Starting Date: August 28, 2019

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: Paraeducator

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Paraeducator will assist classroom teachers and/or instructional support service teachers in meeting the instructional needs of assigned students.

WAGE CATEGORY: Grades 1-5, depending on education. Non-Exempt (hourly)

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per School Board and Support Staff Agreement if position exceeds 20 hours per week; otherwise, per current Handbook for Non-Union Support Staff Personnel.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Designee

EVALUATION: Performance in this position will be evaluated annually, in person and in
writing, by the Building Principal or Designee in consultation with classroom teachers and/or
instructional support service teachers, coordinators and/or administrators. This evaluation
process will be consistent with that described in the School Board/Support Staff Agreement.

1. Experience and/or demonstrated ability working with students.
2. Skill in curriculum adaptation, behavior management techniques, and
record keeping.
3. Title 1 Paraeducators will be required to have a Bachelor’s Degree.

1. Implement lesson plans (prepared by classroom teachers) for students individually, in small groups, or within classrooms, as assigned.
2. Assist instructional support service teachers and/or classroom teachers as planned and requested.
3. Supervise and manage students, as assigned.
4. Correct student work; assist with routine clerical functions.
5. Assist in organizing special events and/or student activities.
6. Implement curriculum adaptations; follow behavioral management plans, and collect/maintain data files.
7. Participate in training prior to working with students on confidentiality and other necessary instructional strategies as determined by Building Administrators and Special Education staff.
8. Perform other duties as assigned by the principal, other administrators, and/or designated teachers.
? Noise Level in the work environment is moderate
? Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions

? Regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, or handle
? Regularly required to talk and hear
? Occasionally required to stand and walk
? Regularly required to reach with hands and arms
? Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colchester 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Carrie Lutz, Director of Special Education
    P.O. Box 27
    Colchester, Vermont 05446
    Phone: 802-264-5999
    Fax: 802-863-4774