What we do In partnership with parents and community, we will provide a comprehensive educational experience that is rigorous, individualized and enables students to contribute to a changing and diverse world. What we want to be We will be an outstanding school district in which all students exhibit high standards of achievement and critical thinking skills, and are socially responsible, contributing members of their community.
Tacoma Public Schools is currently seeking enthusiastic and compassionate individuals with a strong desire to make a positive difference in the lives of children. If this sounds like you, we want you to #jointeamtacoma as a Substitute ParaEducator!
Paraprofessionals play a critical role in student success. These men and women come alongside students and teachers to provide instructional support in many ways in Tacoma Public Schools for every student, every day.
Proof of required High school graduation or equivalent (GED) is required, and
1. 72 quarter credits at 100 level or above from an institution that meets the Higher Education Act or
2. AA Degree or higher; or
3. ETS ParaPro Assessment with a score of 461 or higher.
Sub Paraeducator Special Ed:
Must meet all requirements for Sub ParaEducator (listed above) as well as current Right Response-Advanced training. This training is offered by the Tacoma Public School's Professional Development Department. Employees who attend are paid for these education hours.
To see a complete list of current available positions, please visit our Careers page at : www.TacomaSchools.org/Careers.