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Westminster School District: Paraeducator Instructional Support

The following information was provided by Westminster School District

Vacancies and Substitutes

(Part-time/positions are typically 3 to 6 hours/day) 10 months per year

Positions are 23-29.5 hours/week

SALARY RANGE: $18.98/hour to $23.06/hour in five annual steps


Under the direction of a principal, assists, tutors, and trains students in a Special Education classroom or similar learning situation; performs a variety of supportive duties for teachers and school; some positions in this class involve taking care of personal hygiene of students; and does related work as required. Some lifting of students involved in the process may be required.


Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school. Demonstrated successful experience working with children in a learning situation, preferably with children with learning problems, particularly where flexibility, patience, and sensitivity are required.


Candidates are required to pass the Basic Skills Test for Instructional Assistants which covers English usage and proficiency, simple arithmetic through elementary algebra, reading comprehension, and the ability to assist in instruction. Candidates may also be tested on the following: the ability to deal effectively with special education students, to understand problems and solve them; to follow written and oral directions; flexibility, patience, judgment, and sensitivity. If you have at least 48 units or credit hours of college coursework you are eligible to waive the written examination by attaching unofficial transcripts or AA Degree or higher to your application. Applicants with a high school diploma or GED without 48 units or credit hours of college coursework will be required to pass a proficiency test as legislated by the State of California.

Adj. Score Relative

Required Weight

Written Examination 70% 50%

Oral Examination 70% 50%


Applications must be submitted on Westminster School District Job Portal ( A current resume is required.


(714) 894-7311x1171


The Westminster School District does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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This WIOA Title I financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance to participate in this program, please call (714) 480-6500. TDD/TTY users, please call the California Relay Service at (800) 735-2922 or 711. Please call 72 hours in advance to allow the OC Workforce Solutions Center to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this program.

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