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I was offered a Paraprofessional job approximately two weeks ago. A day or two ago, I called HR and asked if they needed anything from me before I could start. They said no. I called the school and spoke with two different Asst. Principals and asked them what else needed to happen before I could start. They both said they had to hear from HR first on what to do. HR said it was up to the school as to when I would or could start.

The impression I'm getting is that this para position is just not very important to the school or else they could call or e-mail with a specific set start date since I'm already in the system. Could it really take several weeks or months before starting? Is it that this position (as one teacher told me) is just not a top priority to the administration and they're more concerned with daily activities and CSAP scores than hiring another para right now - so they'll get around to it when they feel it's important o...See More
jesusita I'm curious which district you applied with. I was sent an email from DPS on February 4 requesting a phone interview. I replied with some times that would be convenient, but I never received a confirmation. I sent another follow-up email several days later and still got no response. Finally, last Friday I phoned the recruiter that sent the original...See More
Feb 18, 2011

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