Paraeducator Job Description

A Paraeducator is an educational worker who does not have a teacher’s license. They assist teachers with classroom management as well as help students by attending to their physical, academic, emotional, and personal needs.

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We are searching for a compassionate and experienced Paraeducator to assist our teachers with their lessons, classroom activities, and management. The successful candidate will assist students with special needs, supervise students, and assist the teacher in teaching new concepts.


A Paraeducator earns a median salary of $48,000 per year with a range of $37,000 to $67,000 depending on location and experience.


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