Choose your language:

Paraeducator I, (Kindergarten) 2.5 hrs hrs/day (.3125 FTE), Part Time, Temp

North Clackamas Schools Portland Part-time

Paraeducator I - General Education, 2.5 hrs/day (.3125 FTE), Part Time, Temporary

This is a temporary assignement ending 6/15/2023.

The North Clackamas School District is a growing district on Portland's east side. North Clackamas is known for its high quality of living. With approximately 2,000 employees, North Clackamas is nationally recognized for outstanding programs supported by the efficient utilization of resources. The North Clackamas community expects, and school leaders ensure, accountable and transparent investments that place funding as close to the student as possible.

The North Clackamas School District strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster equity and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application. Preference will be given to those applicants with work or lived experience with culturally, linguistically and racially diverse communities.

Position Summary

The incumbent performs a variety of instructional and classroom support and student supervision duties to assist the school and teachers in instruction, supervision, and education of students.


Initial wage placement according to NCSD/OSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

HOURLY RATE: (22-23 SY) C2 - $17.22 per hour

  • Internal Candidates - placement will be according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Retirement Plan Contributions

North Clackamas School District participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS and OPSRP) on behalf of its employees. The district contributes the employer portion; there is also a mandatory employee portion. Upon eligibility, which is defined as working at least six full calendar months in a qualifying position, the employee is required to contribute 6% as their employee portion, via payroll deduction. Part-time employees working at least six months and 600 hours in a calendar year will qualify.

SCHEDULE: TBD, depending on department needs


Minimum Qualifications

Successful experience in working with culturally diverse families and communities, or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population.

  • Successful completion of an Associate’s Degree or two years of post-high school education in appropriate and related areas of study. The education requirement may be substituted as the sole discretion of the District by successfully passing the written Educational Testing Service competency examination.
  • May be required to be certified or to become certified in first aid, CPR, and/or operation of defibrillators.
  • Able to work in an environment with frequent interruptions and changing tasks and priorities.
  • Able to assist, console, and manage students who may be emotional, distraught, or frustrated.
  • Able to remain calm, focused and in control when working with students, parents, guardians, and community members who may be difficult and challenging to engage.
  • Able to follow written and verbal direction and take the initiative to seek clarity and take action when needed.
  • Be or become knowledgeable and supportive of classroom management and student discipline procedures.
  • Proficiency in the proper use of the English language to include annunciation, spelling, and syntax to assist and model proper language usage by students.
  • Able to organize work and set priorities for accomplishing work in a timely and effective manner.
  • Able to protect the confidentiality of student information consistent with FERPA requirements and good judgment.
  • Able to work collaboratively and effectively with staff, students, parents, volunteers, and community members.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in the use of office and computer equipment and use standard office software and student information system software.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in an appropriate and related field of study.
  • Two years of experience that demonstrates the ability to work successfully with children in a learning environment.
  • Bilingual and bicultural skills in such common languages to the District as Spanish, Korean, Russian and Vietnamese (to be determined by the specific position).

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (depending On Specific Assignment)

  • Works collaboratively by assisting teachers in assessment, supporting curriculum, student interactions, enforcing safe behaviors, and enhancing social growth of student in the school setting.
  • May work with English Language Learners (ELL) by using English, and a second language if able, to assist ELL students in learning.
  • Provide limited first aid when necessary. Assess injury to determine whether nursing care is needed. Maintain knowledge of students that may have medical concerns to remain aware of potentially dangerous situations for their individual condition.
  • When communicating with students, parents, community members and other staff members exercises discretion and assures protection of student confidentiality consistent with the direction and guidance of staff, administrators, and school/district policies and procedures.
  • Oversees student safety, hallway supervision, etc. Takes steps to intervene when students are not in control, not in the proper location, or may be in dangerous or unsafe situations.
  • Provides instructional support and tutoring to students in large groups, small groups, and one-on-one situations.
  • Documents behavior and progress of students to assist teacher in assessing progress with education plans. Maintain, or assist in maintaining, student weekly progress reports.
  • Perform clerical duties such as making copies, operating office equipment, answering telephones, ordering materials, and record keeping.
  • May provide instructional assistant duties in a large classroom setting (e.g., 50 students) which includes responsibility for student management.
  • May provide toileting and personal hygiene related duties for students requiring such help. This includes helping wash hands, helping with toileting, helping get paint off of clothes/body, helping tie shoes, helping change wet/soiled clothes, etc.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Please Refer To The Job Descriptions For Detailed Information.

Applicant agrees to assume cost and arrange for FINGERPRINT-BASED CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK upon offer of employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.

North Clackamas School District policy provides veterans and disabled veterans with preferences as required by law.

The North Clackamas School District does not discriminate on any basis protected by law, including but not limited to, an individual’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability or perceived disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status, veterans’ status. The following position has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Michelle Riddell, Title IX Coordinator, 12400 SE Freeman Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222, 503.353.6000.

For employment related information, please go to our Human Resources employment page at

As a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. "Fully vaccinated" is defined as 14 days after receiving all required doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine (currently two shots of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or one shot of Johnson & Johnson vaccine). You must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions may be made only for eligible medical or religious reasons. OAR 333-019-1030.

To apply for this job please visit

Array ( [header-menu] => Header Menu [topbar-menu] => Topbar Menu [footer-menu] => Footer Menu [learn-top-menu] => Learn top menu [footer-career-services] => Career services [footer-about-us] => About us [footer-self-learning] => Self-learning [footer-latest-articles] => Latest Articles )

5.0 83 reviews