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Teacher Appreciation

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We want to recognize and honor all our outstanding teachers who are the heart and soul of education. Thank you, teachers, for working hard each and every day to elevate our students to become successful in school and beyond. We celebrate you today and every day!

One of just 50 schools across the country with this distinction

Redmond, Wash. – Ella Baker Elementary in Redmond has been recognized as a National School of Character. This is the first time a school from Washington state has been recognized with this award. The recognition comes from Character.org, an organization dedicated to empowering people of all ages to practice and model core values.

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    Paraeducators

    Lake Washington School District is currently hiring paraeducators.

    Paraeducators make an important difference in the lives of our students.

    Paraeducator responsibilities include:

    • Individual and small-group instructional support for students who have physical, behavioral or medical needs
    • Encouraging and helping students working on assignments and projects
    • Helping students develop living and behavioral skills
    • Supervising and assisting students in classrooms, the library, resource rooms, self-contained classrooms, playgrounds, etc.
    • Supporting students’ health care needs
    • Click this link for a complete job description

    Why become a Paraeducator?

    • Support and coach students, and make a lasting difference in their lives
    • Form strong relationships with students, teachers and families
    • Work in a supportive team environment
    • Earn competitive pay, contributions to Washington State’s retirement system and benefits (for employees working 4+ hours a day)

    Which schools have Paraeducator openings?

    • LWSD currently has Paraeducator openings in elementary, middle and high schools
    • For a complete list of open positions and to apply, see the online application system

    What qualifications are required to become a Paraeducator?

    • Washington State requires Paraeducators to have ONE of the following:
    • Haven't met one of requirements above?

       

    Apply Online