ESL/Bilingual Spanish Educational Assistant

Job ID:
Portland, OR
$17.48 - $22.81 per hour
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Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description:

How To Apply: Please visit and use job number 26313 to apply.

Where you will work:

Salary:  $17.48 - $22.81 per hour | 192 Day Work year

FTE: .875 FTE - 35 hours/week 


Benefits: Portland Public Schools (PPS) offers several competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to employees. Fringe benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, 403(b) retirement savings plan and various leave and professional development programs. Depending on the insurance option selected by the employee, there may be an employee contribution toward insurance.


About George Middle School

George Middle School is a PPS middle school on the rise. We have an incredibly diverse school community with a talented teaching staff and administration who are committed to the success of every student. We are a Spanish Immersion and AVID school with a growing arts program offering drama, band, orchestra, choir and visual arts and an emerging STEAM  program.


About the Role

The Bilingual Educational Assistant provides designated supporting services to a classroom teacher or teaching staff responsible for students in classrooms, resource centers or other school and school related areas including tutoring ESL and bilingual students in the mainstream classroom.

You will also support instruction of ELL students in English and/or their native language under the supervision of a certified, licensed teacher. You’ll assist, promote, and support family involvement by facilitating communication between the families and school where needed. Provision of translation and interpretation as appropriate and attendance of meetings including parent conferences, evening school activities, home visits, and ESL/Bilingual department meetings.

Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education: Associate Degree or Higher OR two (2) years of college completed (72 quarter credits or 48 semester credits earned) OR a passing score from the Praxis ParaPro Assessment

    • PPS offers a FREE Paraeducator Assessment for applicants who need it. 

    • Employment is contingent upon a passing ParaPro Assessment score.

  • Experience working with ESL/Bilingual students and parents

  • Bilingual fluency in the language and cultural competence. 

  • Demonstrate standards of good moral character and behavior as required of teachers (e.g. serving as a role model to students
  • Understanding how to work with children and families from a low-income background.
Company Info
Portland Public Schools
501 N Dixon Ave
Portland, OR, United States

Phone: 9713461114
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