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Westminster School District: PARAEDUCATOR (TK-8)

The following information was provided by Westminster School District

Final Filing date: October 19 ,2023

SALARY RANGE: $18.78/hour to $22.84/hour in five annual steps

Full-time, 40 hours per week/10-month positions and Part-time, 15 hours per week/10 month positions 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provides assistance in facilitating, managing, and providing activities to students from TK to 8th grade, before, during and after school.


1. At least two years of study (48 units with at least 6 college semester units in early childhood education or closely-related subjects).


2. Have at least 6 college semester units in early childhood education or closely-related subjects and pass a rigorous local exam measuring knowledge of and ability to assist in teaching reading, writing, and math and demonstrate experience in working with children in an organized setting or learning situation.


3. Have 6 months of demonstrated experience working with school-age children.

THE EXAMINATION: 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. Must pass an oral examination with a score of 70% or higher.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted on A current resume is required.



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.

24-135 Paraeducator (TK-8)
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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.

The views, information, or opinions expressed by the organization(s) mentioned are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of the County of Orange and its employees.

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