Secondary Special Education Paraprofessional - Grades 6-12 (7.5 Hours)
Montgomery County Public Schools, Virginia
AT A GLANCE

Position Name
Secondary Special Education Paraprofessional - Grades 6-12 (7.5 Hours)
Company
Montgomery County Public Schools
Position Location
Christiansburg, VA
Job Type
Full Time
Remote Type
Onsite
Salary
$16.48 - $27.79 per hour
JOB DESCRIPTION

Montgomery County School Board in Virginia is excited to announce openings for Special Education Paraprofessional positions for the 2024-2025 School Year. These opportunities, spanning grades 6-12, are part of a continuous recruitment effort to create a robust applicant pool for all schools within our division. As vacancies arise, we will consider all qualified applicants with complete application files. We also encourage applications for any site-specific postings that may emerge. The primary responsibility of the role is to support teachers in integrating special education students into regular classrooms to the greatest extent possible, thereby enabling these students to reach their highest academic and social potential. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of our students.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education Requirements: Highschool GED
  • Possess strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn to operate and maintain a wide variety of instructional equipment
  • Possess an interest and ability in working with special education students
  • Successful completion of at least 48 semester hours of college from an accredited college or university or a passing score on the Paraprofessional Assessment Exam
  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess the personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with students, teachers, and parents
  • Dependability and punctuality required
Benefits
MCPS offers the following benefits to our employees:
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Professional Development & Support
Medical
Prescription Drug
403(b) & 457(b) Contribution Plan
Benefit Pension Plan
Virginia Retirement
HSA Account
Dependent Care Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
READY TO JOIN MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS?
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Montgomery County School Board is an equal opportunity employer, committed to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention, or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  Therefore, discrimination in employment against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, gender, pregnancy, child birth or related medical condition, age, marital status, disability or status as a special disabled veteran is prohibited.  Personnel decisions shall be based on merit and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, when necessary.
Questions regarding the application process or job postings may be directed to (540) 382-5100 or you may email hrd@mcps.org.