Become a Paraeducator at NTPS!

  • Interested in employment as a paraeducator?

    The Federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation requires instructional paraprofessionals to meet mandated standards. Paraeducators must have a high school diploma or its equivalent and meet one of the following two standards:
      1.  Possess an Associates Degree or higher; or two years of study (72 quarter credits or 48 semester credits) 
      2.  Successfully complete the ETS ParaPro Assessment test with a report score of 461 or higher
    North Thurston Public Schools instructional paraprofessionals, including the following classifications, must meet the NCLB standard.
    • Title l
    • Special Education
    • LAP
    • ESL
    • Library
    • Health Room
    • In-School Suspension
    • Campus Security
Last Modified on April 30, 2018