Position Description

Paraprofessional- Special Education -Athens School District
Location SE - Athens, WI
MC Department Special Education
Application Deadline Date 8/30/22
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Marathon County Special Education (MCSE) was established in 1958. Our Department has provided over a half-century of innovative and comprehensive services to our cooperating districts in the consortium, including the Abbotsford and Spencer Public Schools, the School Districts of Athens, Edgar, Marathon and the Rosholt School District. Collectively, our districts have a long-standing tradition of educational excellence for all children.

MCSE employs over 100 specialty staff ranging from special education teachers, paraprofessionals, support staff and specialists to school psychologists. We work with the six school districts in our consortium to recruit and select the most qualified applicants to fill vacant positions.




Marathon County Special Education is seeking a full time Paraprofessional for the Athens School District.

 Benefits available based on FTE and job position. Starting pay at $15/hrly



Past experience preferred. High School diploma required.  Associate Degree or two years of college, CNA license helpful but not required. Pay is competitive with paraprofessional positions in the area.



Selection of the successful candidate may be made by assessment of experience and education, criminal record check, data-entry test; oral interview; review of references, written background inventory, and other appropriate job-related selection procedures.  All applicants will be notified as to the status of their application.



MCSE will make arrangements to furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary and reasonable to afford an individual with a disability the opportunity to participate in the recruitment process. Please notify the Special Education office or phone (715) 261-1980 to request special accommodations prior to the application deadline.



Wisconsin Statutes, Sections 19.36 (7), 64.09 (5), and 64.11 (7) require public employers to treat the following items as a public record: Each applicant’s application, records, recommendations and qualifications except as provided in Section 19.36 (7), Wis. Stats. that allows the identity of an applicant to remain confidential if the applicant requests in writing that the County not provide access to this information.

If you choose not to have this information become a public record, you must make such a request in writing to the Employee Resources Department. If you become a finalist for the position, your identity may be disclosed as required by law.



Thank you for your interest in Marathon County Special Education.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Kelly Kapitz, PhD




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