Permanent - Full-Time

Special Services Program Assistant (Paraeducator)

Lopez Island School District, Lopez Island, WA


Required Experience

Must be at least 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Experience with Zoom and Google Classroom preferred. WSP/FBI criminal history background clearance (fingerprinting). Satisfactory completion and compliance with District application and employment requirements.

Certification Requirements

• Must be highly qualified by NCLB standards.
• Completed at least 2 years of study through an institution(s) of higher education; or obtained an associate (or higher) degree; or have a passing grade on the Education Testing Service’s Paraeducator
Assessment (or be willing to complete the assessment through LISD).

Other Requirements

• Ability to organize, perform and evaluate a comprehensively designed individualized program of varied
activities with a minimum of supervision.
• Ability to be flexible and consistent.
• Experience and/or training working with students with involved physical needs, desired
• Ability to deal with children with special needs in a positive and confident manner.
• Ability to learn effective instructional methods for students with special needs, including learning how
to provide a variety of physical, occupational, and other therapy programs and activities, under the
supervision of specialists.
• Ability to learn data collection and maintain accurate records, including anecdotal observations and
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• Effective written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated record of personal safety and ability to promote safety in the work place, including
abstinence from the influence from alcohol and other illicit substances, while on the job.

Job Details




Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th.

Salary Range

Dependent on Experience

Desired Start Date

2021-22 school year

86 School Rd.
Lopez Island, WA 98261


Please provide a letter indicating interest; a completed district application; a complete resume of personal history, education, and references; and three letters of recommendation to this email address: hr@lopezislandschool.org

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