Special Education Student Support Staff - Vacancy ID: 200981

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Vacancy Details

Special Education Student Support Staff
Ripon Area School District
Open until filled


Becky Morrin
Director of Special Education

Position Details

$18.46 to $19.60 per hour based on experience
Full Time

The Ripon Area School District is seeking qualified candidates for two full-time special education student support staff (formerly known as teacher assistant/aide) to join our team in serving Middle School and High School students at a small, near-site alternative learning program with a small student:teacher ratio and a heavy focus on Social/Emotional Learning, beginning with the 2024-25 school year. The position is approximately 35 hours per week during the school year when children are present.

The Ripon Area School District serves over 1600 students, preKindergarten through 12th grade, in traditional schools, charter schools, and a virtual school. We are committed to empowering learners, engaging community and enriching the world through the Core Values of Integrity, Excellence, Commitment, Collaboration, Innovation and Kindness. Please visit our district website to learn more about the Ripon Area School District.

Qualified candidates will hold (or be able to obtain) a Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Special Education Program Aide License and demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to develop and deliver high-quality education for students based on individual needs

  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with all staff and students

  • Ability to pay attention to details and timeliness

  • Ability to collect, use and monitor student data

  • Ability to be flexible, organized, team player and advocate for students

You will join an excellent, collaborative team of experienced, supportive Special Education teachers and therapists.   Ripon has excellent facilities and materials available for serving students with special needs.  Details of the job may vary depending on the candidate’s strengths and talents. The district will provide all training necessary for this position.  A special education program aide license is required, but can be obtained upon hire.   

Wage is over $16.00 per hour.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision insurance, accumulative paid sick time, a personal day, Wisconsin retirement fund and more.  

Candidate Requirements

Years of Experience: 0

Degree: N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

The Ripon Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability or handicap or any other characteristic protected by law. RIPON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Candidate Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Custom Questions