• Congratulations! You have been offered a support personnel position. There are several steps required to officially make you a part of the DCPS team.  Review the chart below and find the steps to follow for your specific classification.

    Paraprofessionals

    • Step 1 – Eligibility Determination

      • To be at this step, the principal/administrator of the school interested in hiring you for a vacant position has submitted an employment eligibility review form. The staffing team will verify that you are eligible for the assigned position and email you to schedule your set-up appointment.

      • All instructional paraprofessionals must meet the federal No Child Left
        Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 requirements prior to being hired. Requirements needed are 1) an associate of arts degree or higher, 2) two years of college, or 3) demonstrated, through a state or local academic assessment, knowledge of, and the ability to assist in the instruction of reading, writing, and math.

    • Step 2 – New Hire Processing Appointment

      • If you meet the eligibility requirements, HR will email you a set up appointment with your paperwork attached.

      • Review the documentation requirements for your set-up appointment carefully. Please complete the forms thoroughly and bring them with you to your appointment.

      • If at any time you have questions, please refer to the contact information provided in the email you were sent. We are here to help you through the hiring process.

    • Step 3 – Benefits Information

      • Prior to your appointment you should review the benefits package offered through the district. You may pick up an information packet from the school board prior to your appointment, or simply view them online.

    • Step 4 – At your appointment

      • You will turn in your completed employment paperwork and required documents.

      • You will select your health care providers and review additional benefits.

      • You will be fingerprinted and receive a DCPS ID badge (if required). Refer to your set-up forms for information regarding fingerprint payment.

        Probationary Period – Paraprofessionals have a 170 day probationary period during which time the employee’s contract may be terminated without cause.

     


    Other Support Personnel




    • Step 1 – Eligibility Determination

      • To be at this step, the principal/administrator of the school interested in hiring you for a vacant position has submitted an employment eligibility review form. The staffing team will verify that you are eligible for the assigned position and email you to schedule your set-up appointment.


    • Step 2 – New Hire Processing Appointment

      • If you meet the eligibility requirements, HR will email you a set up appointment with your paperwork attached.

      • Review the documentation requirements for your set-up appointment carefully. Please complete the forms thoroughly and bring them with you to your appointment.

      • If at any time you have questions, please refer to the contact information provided in the email you were sent. We are here to help you through the hiring process.

    • Step 3 – Benefits Information

      • Prior to your appointment you should review the benefits package offered through the district. You may pick up an information packet from the school board prior to your appointment, or simply view them online.

    • Step 4 – At Your Appointment

      • You will turn in your completed employment paperwork and required documents.

      • You will select your health care providers and review additional benefits.

      • You will be fingerprinted and receive a DCPS ID badge (if required). Refer to your set-up forms for information regarding fingerprint payment.

     



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