Marysville School District 25

19-20-004 Substitute Paraprofessional (10171)

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Title19-20-004 Substitute Paraprofessional
Posting ID10171

On-Call Substitute Position


Salary Schedule:  Miscellaneous Salary Schedule at


Position Summary:

In the absence of the regular employee, the Substitute Paraprofessional 1 is responsible for providing assistance to students under the direct supervision of certificated staff in classrooms or other learning environments as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Every Student Succeeds Act requirements (OFFICIAL college transcript with evidence of 72.0 college-level quarter credit hour OR official college transcript with evidence of Associate’s or higher degree OR OFFICIAL Parapro Assessment Score Report with score of 461 or higher) 
  • Ability to stoop, crouch, crawl, bend, kneel, and stand for long periods of time
  • 1st Aid & Adult/Child CPR training (completed within 30 days from date of hire and to be maintained for the duration of this job)
  • Experience and/or training with cultural, ethnic, and language diversity preferred
  • Successful Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance
  • Proof of Immunization (if born 1/1/57 or later)
  • I-9 Employment Eligibility in compliance with the Immigrations Reform and Control Act
  • Completion of all district-required training thirty (30) calendar days from hire date


Essential Job Functions:  

This list of essential job functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.  Depending upon individual assignment, the employee may perform all or a combination of several of the following duties:

  • Assists students in one-to-one and small group settings to provide additional learning support for instructional areas including vocabulary, writing, reading, library, math, social studies, natural and computer science, and special needs
  • Assists students in dealing with conflict, expressing themselves in appropriate ways, and improving their behavior
  • Assists teachers in the preparation of learning materials, including making copies, bulletin boards, and visual learning aids
  • Coordinates activities and meets with teacher(s) on a regular basis
  • Administers tests and evaluates student progress in topical area and grades assignments and tests as directed
  • Assists teacher(s) in the maintenance of student records and grades
  • Supervises students and enforces assigned area rules
  • Supervises and corrects students as necessary to maintain a safe environment
  • Supervises and oversees student activities and safety in assigned areas
  • May answer phones, assist visitors, maintain records, collect and distribute materials, inventory, and order and process materials
  • May escort students to and from locations
  • Uses computers and related technologies
  • Attend meeting or trainings as required
  • Maintain consistent presence at assigned worksite and regular work hours
  • Professionally interact with students, staff, and public
  • Comply with all district policies and procedures
  • Perform related duties as assigned


Desired Skills:  

  • Ability to organize and oversee activities
  • Ability to be fair and consistent when working with children
  • Ability to deal with students in a warm and confident manner
  • Ability to remain flexible to changes in assignments or situations
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of staff, students, and the public in a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to lift objects weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Knowledge of basic subject areas, such as spelling, writing, reading, and math
  • Knowledge of safety rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Knowledge of learning and instructional styles appropriate to assigned grade levels and individual students
  • Skills in written and oral communications
  • Skills in handling confidential matters
  • Skills in operating a PC (personal computer) utilizing district adopted software 
  • Skills in learning and interpreting assignments, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Skills in encouraging and tutoring students
  • Skills in communication in two languages (English, Spanish, etc.) if applicable

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  The employee is confined to a work area; required to have precise control of fingers and hand movements; experiences constant interruptions and inflexible deadlines; and must be able to stoop, crouch, crawl, bend, kneel, stand for periods of time, and lift in order to assist a student with personal care.  The employee is required to deal with distraught and/or angry persons and is exposed to infectious diseases carried by children.  The noise level in the work environment is acceptable to this particular environment and can vary depending upon daily activity but will remain within acceptable ranges.



The subsitute shall be evaluated periodically by the Building Principal or Department Administrator or assigns pursuant to the currently established district procedures and evaluation criteria. 


Marysville School District complies with all federal and Washington State rules and regulations and will provide equal employment opportunity and treatment for all applicants and staff in recruitment, hiring, retention, assignment, transfer, promotion and training.  Such equal employment opportunity will be provided without discrimination with respect to race, creed, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.  The district will provide equal access to school facilities to the Boy Scouts of America and all other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society.  The following employees have been designated to address questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:   Civil Rights Coordinator - Gregg Kuehn, Risk Management Supervisor,, 360-965-0110; Title IX Officer – Tracy Souza, Human Resources Director, , 360-965-0071; Section 504 Coordinator, Nancy Smith, Director of Categorical Programs,, 360-965-0051; ADA Coordinator – Ginger Merkel, Executive Director of Special Education,, 360-965-0174.  Address:  4220 80th Street NE, Marysville, WA 98270.  Website:  Marysville School District is a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary Range$19.72 - $19.72 / Per Hour
LocationMarysville School District

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/01/2019
End Date05/01/2020

Job Contact

NameBecky HegrTitleSubstitute Placement Secretary