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

General Education Para Educator (Teacher Assistant) JobID: 2704

  • Position Type:

    Support Staff/ ParaEducator (Teacher Assistant)

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    Jim Darcy Elementary School


    Helena School District # 1 has an opening for a full-time 7.25 hours per school day General Education Para Educator. The position is presently assigned to Jim Darcy Elementary School.

    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 the dedicated team at Jim Darcy, you need:

  • High School dipoma or equivalent;

  • One (1) to three (3) months of related experience and/or training;

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

    Essential functions of the position include the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation. Current entry level salary range is $14.01 to $17.51 per hour depending on education level and applicable relevant work experience and includes a comprehensive benefit package consisting of paid sick and vacation leave, 3 days of personal leave, 9 paid holidays, up to 10 school calendar related paid days, health benefit plan and retirement. Salary amounts for the 2023-2024 school year are presently undetermined. Salaries will be adjusted accordingly. How to Apply: Complete the online application to include three professional references. Initial application deadline is September 15, 2023. However, this position will remain open until filled. 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.

  • This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.

    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.