Educational Paraprofessional Position - Bethany Public Schools
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Paraprofessional
Job Location: Bethany Community School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Bethany Public Schools
Bethany, CT 06524
Telephone: 203-393-1170
Job Description:
All applicants must apply online at

Join the Bethany Team!
The Paraprofessional assists and works under the direction of teachers and/or other professional educators in the delivery of instructional and related services to students.
Work Schedule:  35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:25 am to 3:25 pm with a 30-minute unpaid lunch
Pay Rate: 2023-2024 hourly rate is $20.17 per the current CSEA, SEIU Local 2001 contract.
Benefits:  Comprehensive Health and Welfare Benefits per current CSEA, SEIU Local 2001 contract.
  • Associate degree or two years of college credit OR a High School diploma or equivalent and a passing score of 457 on the Praxis ParaPro assessment.
  • Must be certified in Physical Management Training (PMT) or be willing to be trained and certified.
  • Elementary school experience is preferred.
  • Aptitude, emotional maturity, and stability are necessary for working with various types of children and professional staff.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong organizational, recordkeeping, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Must possess good judgment in the supervision of, management of, and communication with students.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job.
The Bethany Community School is an elementary school (PK to 6) located in central Bethany on an extensive rural campus. The school offers a supportive leadership team and staff and extensive instructional resources.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.