7 hrs./day; Monday-Friday through the end of the 2012-2013 school year
Minimum hourly salary: $11.08
The personal care assistant / 1:1 Paraeducator is assigned to provide instructional, behavioral and personal care support as outlined in the student’s Individual Education Plan. The assistant will be directed by the classroom teacher and is under the general supervision of the designated program supervisor.
The assignment of the Personal Care Assistant/1:1 Paraeducator is for a school year and could terminate at any time, based on student placement or needs.
- Have completed at least 2 years of postsecondary study with a minimum of 48 credit hours. Copy of transcript required within 30 days of employment.
- Possess an associate degree or higher. Copy of degree or transcripts required within 30 days of employment.
- Meet a rigorous standard of quality as demonstrated through an approved form of assessment, i.e. CAPE Test, within 6 months of
employment. Copy of the Cape Test results must be submitted as soon as received. Cost of the test is paid by the employee.
- Have completed the Credential of Competency for Special Education Paraeducators through the PA Department of Education or will complete within 6 months of employment. A copy of the credential must be submitted within 30 days of hire or when received from PDE.
As required by the PA Department of Education: Each school year, provide evidence of 20 hours of staff development activities related to position. Pro-ration will apply based on date of hire within the school year.