Westmoreland County Public Schools

Paraprofessional (123)

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Posting ID123

Position Description



POSITION TITLE:          Paraprofessional


FLSA:                             Exempt


QUALIFICATIONS:   Hold an Associates degree or higher; OR have passed or be able to pass the Praxis ParaPro Assessment.     


REPORTS TO:              Principal


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  10 month, 182 days



  1. Implement a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives.
  2. Assists teacher with conducting lessons, managing the classroom and developing materials
  3. Monitor student progress and adjust instruction accordingly.
  4. Empower students through programs designed to enhance their academic and social achievements
  5. Work with computers and specialized AV equipment to make these resources available to the teacher during lessons
  6. Act as a nurturing and encouraging influence for students during lessons
  7. Monitor the classroom and minimize distractions and disruptions
  8. Effectively collaborate with department and grade level teachers.


  1. Abide by state statutes, school board policies and regulations.
  2. Attend meetings and perform duties as assigned by administrators or supervisors.
  3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  4. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, division policy and administrative regulation.
  5. Remain current on instructional practices in education.  (e.g. instructional technology)
Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationWashington District Elementary

Applications Accepted

Start Date11/09/2020