Paraprofessional Jobs

At Sunbelt we understand that your role as a paraprofessional in a classroom setting requires significant focus. Our goal is to take the stress out of searching for a position and allow you to confidently step into your new role. With Sunbelt you will discover an authentic partnership and a process that empowers you to make the best decisions for your career journey. We aim to meet your needs and match the personal and professional goals you have for yourself with our unwavering passion and commitment.

What is A Paraprofessional?

Paraprofessionals work closely with certified and licensed school professionals. As a paraprofessional, you will work in a variety of education environments, primarily in elementary schools providing extra one-on-one support for students in need. A paraprofessional teacher is able to strengthen a child’s learning experience and provide the consistent care and instruction needed to succeed. Paras also provide significant support to teachers through reiterating lessons to children, looking over and grading coursework, providing feedback and much more.

Paraprofessional Duties

As a paraprofessional, your responsibilities may include:

  • Working under the direction of a licensed teacher to support their classrooms
  • Developing individualized education programs for students
  • Developing learning strategies for success
  • Providing students with feedback or additional help in the classroom
  • Using techniques like sign language, braille or remedial programs to evaluate students

To become a paraprofessional you must have an associate degree, complete two years of college or a technical school, or be able to pass an academic assessment on reading, writing and math. The requirements of becoming a para differ based on location, so please check the local requirements before applying.

Paraprofessional Salary & Job Outlook

The projected growth for a paraprofessional is in line with the average growth of all professions at 9% through 2030 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, making for a stable and comfortable occupation. Depending on your location, educational division and experience, there is room for growth and the possibility to exceed the current average salary.

Paraprofessional Jobs Available Now

Your new job is calling, and we are here to help you answer. Utilize our existing connections with schools across the country to help you see your career path in a whole new light! Browse our available paraprofessional jobs below, or contact us today! 

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