Link: CLASSIFIED VACANCIES
AVAILABLE COMPUTER LABS
Unfortunately, Mount Vernon School District is unable to offer computer and internet access to applicants. If you need the use of a computer and other related peripherals to complete an online application, please refer to our guide Local Computer Labs(pdf). The guide lists local agencies that provide computer labs that are open to the public. Please verify with these agencies their operating hours and accessible times as they may change since we have posted this information.
Interested in working in a preschool Special Education program? Click on the ad below for details!
Need help in writing your letter of interest or resume? "How to Market Yourself"(pdf) is a handy brochure with helpful hints.
ESEA NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT OF 2001 PARAPROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
The federal law states that all paraprofessionals performing instructional duties that are funded with Title I funds, including all paraprofessionals performing instructional duties working in a Title I school wide building, must meet the following specific requirements:
1) Must earn a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent and have a) completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher education (or 72 quarter credits); or b) obtained an associate's (or higher) degree; or c) met a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate this through a formal state or local academic assessment that measures: (1) knowledge of, and the ability to assist in instructing, reading, writing, and mathematics; or (2) knowledge of, and the ability to assist in instructing, reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate.
2) Paraprofessionals who are hired primarily as translators or solely to conduct family involvement activities do not need to meet the new requirements, except they must have earned a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
Paraprofessionals hired before January 8, 2002 had until January 8, 2006 to meet the requirements. Paraprofessionals hired after January 8, 2002 must meet the requirements when hired. For more information, contact Grace Arnold, HR Specialist-Classified Personnel, 360-428-6113.