Instructor I, II, III
Working Calendar: 187 Days/7 Hours
Job Description: (attached)
Salary Schedule: (attached)

This is a position created to support teachers with student behaviors. Experience with families and students from various cultural backgrounds and who exhibit a variety of behaviors.

Instructor I
Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Passing score on the Kentucky Paraeducator Assessment (KPA) or 48 college semester hours.
  • Successful experience with children
  • Experience in working with children and parents with special needs, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic backgrounds.
  • Program specific certfications/training
  • Effective communication skills

Instructor II
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or approved equivalent training (64 college semester hours) and experience
  • One year successful experience with children
  • Experience in working with children and parents with special needs, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic backgrounds.
  • Program specific certfications/training
  • Effective communication skills

Instructor III
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Three years successful experience with children
  • Experience in working with children and parents with special needs, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic backgrounds.
  • Program specific certfications/training
  • Effective communication skills

If your highest education is High School or GED you must take and pass the Kentucky Paraeducational Assessment Exam. The exam is free and you have three chances to obtain a passing score. Click KPA Study Guide 
to review the Kentucky Paraeducational Assessment Study Guide.

Applicants with transcripts obtained outside the U.S. will need to contact an approved agency from the following list in order to be considered an active candidate: Please click here

New and returning applicants and all JCPS employees may express interest in as many full-time positions as desired. Additonally, if you would like to start quickly at JCPS to gain experience and begin your classroom career consider also applying for a Substitute Instructional Positions.

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