• Paraprofessionals are an incredible resource at Boston Public Schools, working directly with students of all abilities to support teaching. Classroom Paraprofessionals, Community Field Coordinators, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA), Surround Care, Security, Library, and Health Paraprofessionals, and Instructional Assistant Trainees all help to support teaching and learning within our schools, and are eligible to receive:

    • Professional Development
    • School work schedules
    • A clear path to becoming a full time certified Teacher


    To be a Paraprofessional, you must:

    • Possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • Possess at least 48 credit hours of advanced course work, or a college degree (Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or other graduate work) 

    How to Apply

    Step 1: Go to the BPS TalentEd Career Website located here.
    Step 2: Search for "Paraprofessional"
    Step 3: Select the position and click the "Apply for this Position" button on the right hand side. This will prompt you to create an account or log into your existing TalentEd profile. 

    Base Salary: see BTU page for more information