Classroom Assistant - Pre-K/Pre-School Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
Broward County Public Schools
 Fort Lauderdale, FL


Qualifications: EDUCATION: An earned associates degree from an accredited institution, OR at least 60 semester hours of earned college credit from an accredited institution.


EDUCATION: Standard high school diploma or satisfactory completion of

an approved General Educational Development (GED) Testing Program.

REQUIRED: Achieve a passing score on either the Para Pro Assessment Test or other officially sanctioned standard tests, which measure required reading and mathematics skills, to assist in instructing reading/language arts, writing, and mathematics; or reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate. The ability to interact and communicate effectively with children. Computer skills required as needed for the position.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: If additional hours of continuing education are mandated by program funding source they must be obtained within the required timeframe for continuing active employment in the position.


EXPERIENCE: Prior experience working with children.

Bilingual skills.


  • If assigned to a Pre-K/Pre-School Exceptional Student Education (ESE) classroom with (ESE) students, may provide assistance, as required, with activities of daily living which may include any or all of the following by:
  • assisting with personal hygiene and restroom functions, which may include

diapering or catheterization.

  • providing mobility assistance including lifting, positioning or transferring


  • assisting with activities related to seizure control.
  • assisting with feeding needs, which may include suctioning.
  • assisting with adaptive equipment needs.
  • providing behavioral assistance, which may include utilizing positive crisis

management (PCM) skills.

Hourly Rate Range: $11.28 per hour

Calendar: 187B

Pay Grade: 11