- Career Level
- Entry Level
Enjoy working with students but don’t have a degree? Consider becoming a Highly Qualified Teacher Assistant with Lake County Schools. We are the 19th largest public school district in the state of Florida, serving over 41,000 students. Lake County Schools is located less than an hour away from Orlando. Under supervision of a teacher, our teacher assistants help students with educational needs and special needs. We are looking for those that have a passion for working with students to join our team.
All applicants must possess an Associate’s degree or higher, two (2) years of study at an institution of higher education; sixty (60) college credit hours from an accredited institution, or an acceptable score on the State mandated Paraprofessional Exam. Ability to perform general clerical support functions to include basic knowledge of office equipment and standard office procedures, and a demonstrated aptitude for working with children; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. No physical limitations are permissible that would preclude lifting students, pushing wheelchairs, spending time outdoors, or any of the other necessary skills and abilities.
Job openings are for Groveland, Clermont, Leesburg, Mount Dora, Eustis and Tavares Schools.
In addition to offering a full employee benefits package, our staff receive five paid holidays, paid winter break and one week during spring break.
Hourly pay range: $9.78 - $12.13 an hour (Pay is determined by years of experience and additional compensation is available for eligible employees that hold an AA degree or higher).