Elkhart Independent School District
Permanent Job Posting
Applications for Instructional Assistant Positions are accepted at any time.
There are no openings at this time.
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Position Title: Instructional Assistant (formerly titled Paraprofessional)
Position Summary: Assist Teachers in supporting the educational needs of students and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Meets NCLB Highly Qualified Standard: High School Diploma or GED plus one of the following:
48 or more college credit hours,
Associates (or higher) Degree
Met a rigorous standard of quality and able to demonstrate, through formal state or local academic assessment, knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics (or readiness for same).
Passed exam after completing Paraprofessional Institute Training through Region VII ESC
Passed TASP, THEA, Compass or equivalent Exam and completed 12 or more college credit hours
Qualified through locally approved PAKS (Paraprofessional Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) to be followed up by the Paraprofessional Institute Training and Exam through Region VII ESC at the first available opportunity.
Application Procedure: Current EISD employees may submit a Letter of Intent to Apply rather than a full application. Application forms are available from the Central Administration Office or through links at the top of this posting.
Return completed application to Kay Chapman at:
301 E. Parker St.
Elkhart, Texas 75839