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Instructional Paraprofessional

An open, competitive examination will be held at various times throughout the months of June, July and August, 2022 to create an eligible list for the following classification with the Medina City Schools for the 2022-2023 School Year:





                                                                                                           Starting Salary:  $15.81/hour


Currently accepting employment applications which may be obtained by email at or call the Civil Service Office at 330.722.9077 or visit or in person at Medina City Hall, 132 N Elmwood Ave, Lower Level.  Resumes may be submitted as a supplement, but a COMPLETED EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.   


NATURE OF WORK:  Paraprofessional position for Medina City Schools.  Duties may include any of the following:  reinforcing teacher instruction; working with small groups following a teacher’s instruction; aiding students in make-up work; guiding independent study and remedial work as instructed by a teacher; and reading to children/listening to children read.  School media center duties include acquisition, distribution, utilization, and maintenance of resources; assisting students and/or teachers with research materials and sources; helping set up and run book fairs.  May involve student health/safety duties including acting as crossing guard, recess monitor, changing diapers or bathroom assistance and working with special needs students.  Informing building principal of matters as required.  Other related duties as are reasonable and proper when requested by school administration.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent and ability to obtain Educational Aide Permit.  Related work experience preferred.  Ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to maintain records and prepare reports; ability to make mathematical computations; ability to work well with children, school staff, and the public.


NATURE OF EXAMINATION:  Written examination will test for knowledge of general office skills, reading comprehension, basic mathematics, health and first aid, and working with others.  A passing grade is 70% or above.  ALTHOUGH ADMINISTERED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, THIS IS NOT A CIVIL SERVICE POSITION. All test results and scores are subject to public record laws. 


VETERANS PREFERENCE:  Any veteran of the U. S. Armed Forces who has been honorably discharged and who passes the examination may receive additional credit, provided proof of honorable discharge (DD-214) is presented and verified prior to the exam date.


PROBATION:  All persons appointed to permanent positions are subject to a probationary period of 120 days worked.  The probationary period is an essential part of the examination process used for the effective adjustment of the employee and the elimination of any probationer whose performance fails to meet the required standards of work.


ACCOMMODATION:  An applicant can request reasonable accommodation to participate in the application/examination process by completing and submitting an EXAMINATION ACCOMMODATION REQUEST form.





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