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Helena School District General Education Para Educator (Teacher Assistant) in Helena, Montana

General Education Para Educator (Teacher Assistant) JobID: 2796

  • Position Type:

    Support Staff/ ParaEducator (Teacher Assistant)

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    Capital High School


    Helena School District # 1 has an opening for a full-time 7 hours per school day General Education Para Educator. The position is presently assigned to Capital High School and is assigned to the In School Suspension (ISS)/Credit Recovery Classroom.

At Helena Public Schools, our vision is to foster dynamic educational experiences that prepare all students for life. As a General Education Para Educator, you contribute to this mission by assisting students individually and in small groups. You will work as part of a team of 160 serving 8,000 students at 18 campuses across Helena. Some of what you will do:

  • Assists with individual and small group pupil instruction; tutors pupils at teachers' request.

  • Assists in maintaining discipline and other functions.

  • Assist with attendance and related clerical matters.

  • May escort students to and from various rooms.

    To become part of this dedicated team, you need:

  • High School diploma or equivalent;

  • At least three (3) months of related experience and/or training;

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by the District.

  • Sucessful candidate should be willing to complete the Para Educators Achieving Standards Sucessfully (PASS) training

    Entry level salary range is $14.15 to $17.68 per hour depending on education level and applicable relevant work experience as determined by the District. Benefits include but are not limited to: paid sick and vacation leave, 3 paid personal days, 9 paid holidays, up to 9 school calendar related paid days, health benefit plan and retirement. How to Apply: Complete the online application to include three professional references. Question? Email Important Notes

  • This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Helena School District and the Helena Education Association.

  • Prior to employment, you must successfully complete the appropriate background check required for employment.

    The Helena School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, military status, citizenship status, culture, social origin or condition, use of lawful products while not at work, political affiliation, a mental, physical or sensory disability, or by any other distinguishing characteristic if otherwise able to perform the essential functions of a job with reasonable accommodations. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or those needing this announcement in an alternate format may email or call (406) 324-2010. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Traditional Relay Service from Montana Relay.