Bellefonte School District

Para Educator - Personal Care Aide (1710)

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TitlePara Educator - Personal Care Aide
Posting ID1710

The Bellefonte Area School District is accepting applications for a Para Educator Personal Care Aide at Bellefonte Elementary.


This position is for a student with autism. Responsibilities include assisting student with transitions and interacting with adults and peers, managing and assisting with challenging behaviors, assisting with supervision of unstructured activities, and charting specific behaviors. Student is elementary age and receives instruction in both general education and special education classrooms. 


All applications must be submitted online.  Please do not submit hard copies or email back-up documents.


Academic: Minimum of Associates Degree or 48 credits beyond your high school diploma are required.  Copy of transcripts or proof of credits must be attached to your application. A PDE approved Para educator credential of competency indicating that the candidate is highly qualified is also accepted.

Experience: Preferred experience working with students in public education. Training in child development and learning disabilities helpful. Must possess communication skills, organization skills and the ability to work with students.

Other Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Written test is required to be considered for interview. Current physical and TB test is required from hired candidate.


Work Day: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm; 6 hrs/day, 30 min unpaid lunch. Hours subject to change.

Work Year: 180 working day; 11 paid holidays. 

Level: C – 2019-2020 SY

Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance available.


Outside applicants:

Up-to-date Act 34, Act 151 and Act 114 clearances must be attached to your online application to be considered for an interview. Clearances must be for EMPLOYMENT purposes. We are not permitted to accept VOLUNTEER clearances. Clearances more than five (5) years old will not be accepted. Instructions and links to obtain clearances can be found at, Human Resources, Clearances.


Address your cover letter to:

Dr. Michelle Saylor, Superintendent of Schools

318 North Allegheny Street

Bellefonte, PA 16823


Current Staff:

Please click on the INTERNAL button and follow the outlined steps.


General application questions may be directed via email to

BASD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$13.47 / Per Hour
LocationBellefonte Elementary School

Applications Accepted

Start Date12/04/2019
End Date02/27/2020