Ridgefield School District

Paraprofessional Substitute (1002)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleParaprofessional Substitute
Posting ID1002




Minimum educational requirement is a High School Diploma or GED and one of the following:

  • A score of 461 or above on ParaPro Assessment exam ;
  • Associate Degree from an accredited public or non-profit College or University ;
  • Two years higher education from an accredited public or non-profit College or University (72 quarter credits or 48 semester credits).


  • Willingness to accept positions with little notice
  • Adhere to standards of confidentiality in regard to students and staff
  • Supervise students in designated locations, both indoors and outdoors, to ensure a safe and orderly environment in accordance with District and school rules and regulations.
  • Track student progress data under the direction of the teacher
  • Provide feedback to teachers on student progress and grade any student work for teachers as directed
  • Assist with any student and classroom behavior management as directed
  • Assist with clerical work as assigned
  • Operate and maintain office/computer equipment as assigned
  • Notify appropriate authority immediately in the event of any incident occurring on school premises
  • Perform physical tasks, including repeated lifting up to 50 pounds and standing for extended periods
  • Perform related duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to carry out the policies and procedures of the school relative to student safety and behavior management
  • Ability to work instructionally, one-on-one or in small groups with students as directed by certificated teacher
  • Ability to communicate and carry out District/building rules, regulations and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults
  • Ability to problem-solve as needed
  • Possess competent record keeping skills
  • Possess competent organization skills
  • Ability to work with others as part of a team and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with students, parents, staff and the general public
  • Ability to accurately read, write and compute per instructional needs
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to be highly self-directed
  • Ability to perform basic computer program functions
  • Willingness to obtain First Aid/CPR certification
  • Ability to perform basic clerical functions
  • Ability to life and carry weights up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Reliable attendance according to schedule of accepted assignment


Preferred Experience:

  • Two years of work experience with small or large groups of children
Shift TypeOn Call
Salary Range$16.00 / Per Hour
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/22/2020
End Date06/20/2021