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Teacher Assistant I (17hrs/wk) 21st Century Team UP After School Program

Washoe County School District
Reno, NV, US
Are you passionate about children's education? Do you want to make a difference in their lives and help them achieve their goals? Do you have excellent communication and organizational skills? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for Washoe County School District! We have dynamic and rewarding positions that allows you to work with schools and families to promote positive and meaningful involvement that support student success.

We are always looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application today! When there are openings, we will evaluate the applications and invite qualified candidates for interviews. School and department administrators from Washoe County School District oversee the hiring process. Do not miss this chance to make a difference in the lives of students and families!

Position Information:
Position FTE:Part Time positions available - up to 17 hours per weekPosition Type:Education Support ProfessionalHQ Required:Only at Title I Schools - see additional job informationBilinguar Preferred:Bilingual Skills may be desired at some locationsDuration:Regular, One Year Only, Multi-year, Temporary, and OnCall positions (see additional job information below)Job DescriptionFor a full job description, please see "attachments" link above
We are looking for Teacher Assistants to join our team in the 21st Century Team UP program. WCSD TEAM UP provides engaging afterschool programming. It is an opportunity for students and their families to continue to learn new skills and discover new abilities after the school day has ended. Applicants must have strong interpersonal skills which includes being positive, patient and the ability to work well with children and adults. If you are interested in any of these positions, please apply to this hiring pool and attach your application. Hiring admnistrators will review your application and contact you if you meet our criteria.

For New Applicants:: Please make sure your application lists at least four recent confidential references. Confidential references need to be within at least the last 18 months. Applications must be fully completed to be consdered for a position.

For Current WCSD Employees:, Please include two most current confidential references. Confidential references need to be within at least the last 18 months.

The Washoe County School District is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning and working environment for all students, staff, and visitors. The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, and/or discrimination based on an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veterans or military status, marital status, disability or the presence of any sensory, physical or mental handicap in any of its educational programs/activities and employment, or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The District prohibits discrimination against any youth group listed in Title 36, as a patriotic society, (i.e. Boy Scouts of America) from access to public school facilities use.

Site(s):Allen Elementary School, Anderson Elementary School, Booth Elementary School, Echo Loder Elementary School, Vaughn Middle School

Internal Job Number:2023/24

Teacher Assistant I Grade 17 Sch A: $15.00 (entry step) Sch B: $17.75 (entry step)
Salaries are subject to adjustment and may increase and decrease each fiscal year. New employees hired by Washoe County School District are normally placed on the entry step of the grade of the position.

Additional Job Information:

HIGHLY QUALIFIED STATUS (HQ): Individual selected for a position at a Title I School must be Highly Qualified for the assignment. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent, and have completed the following requirements: a minimum of 48 semester hours of credit at an accredited college or university; or, obtained an associate's degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university; or, passed the Paraprofessional Praxis Assessment developed by Educational Testing Services (ETS) with a score of at least 455.

For a list of Title I schools, please see attachments above.

One Year Only, Multi-year, Temporary and OnCall positions are assignments for a limited duration. These positions are grant-funded and are contingent upon continued funding. The hiring administrator may retain incumbent for the duration of the grant without re-advertising.


Eligible employees of WCSD receive different benefits depending on their scheduled hours per week.

Eligible Employees who regularly work less than 20 hours per week receive Social Security benefits, salary increases, longevity bonuses, and credit union benefits.

Eligible Employees who regularly work 20 to 24.75 hours per week receive PERS retirement benefits, which are lifetime pension plans for public employees in various states,

In addition to the benefits above. Eligible Employees who regularly work 25 to 27.25 hours per week receive all the benefits above except medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Eligible Employees who regularly work 27.5 hours per week or more receive full benefits of the district, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, holiday pay, vacation pay, sick leave, life insurance, and insurance premiums for summer months.

Beginning July 1,2023: If you are enrolling in our health insurance plan and submit all proper documentation, you should know that there is no waiting period, your medical, dental, vision and life insurance will become effective on your first contracted work day.

All eligible employees also enjoy no state income tax and no Social Security deductions for most positions working 20 hours per week or more.

New employees will be fingerprinted upon hire and every five years thereafter and will have $58.50 deducted from their first paycheck to help defray the cost of fingerprinting. Non-licensed employees will have $58.50 deduction when their fingerprints are completed every five years. Fingerprint fees are subject to change.

Temporary employees working less than 6 months do not receive benefits.

Any applicant who would like to request a reasonable accommodation in any step of the selection process should contact Human Resources at (775) 348-0321.

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