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Interested in a Support Position?

​​Requirements for All Non-Certified (Support) Positions

  • Complete the online employment application. 
  • Follow the instructions on the Application Submission Form.
  • You will be authorized for fingerprinting and substance screening after Human Resources receives a recommendation for hire.

Requirements for Office Specialist Positions

  • Pass the keyboarding test with a minimum of 35 correct words per minute.
  • Pass the clerical literacy assessment, Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Level D.  If you have submitted an official sealed transcript of an associate degree or higher, this requirement may be waived.  If your transcript was received from an out of country school, please contact our Certification office about translation of these transcripts at (386) 734-7190 extension 20182.
  • If you would like more information or would like to schedule an appointment for testing, please contact (386) 734-7190 or (386) 255-6475 extension 20312.

Requirements for Paraprofessional Positions

Paraprofessional applicants must hold a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED) and ONE of the following:

  • Holds an Associate's (or higher) degree; or
  • Completed at least two years of student at an institution of higher education (48 credit hours); or
  • Received a passing score on the ParaPro Assessment
  • If you need to take the ParaPro test, please contact (386) 734-7190 or (386) 255-6475 extension 20312. 

Paraprofessional will be required to attend the Volusia County Schools substitute teacher training one day course within one (1) year of employment.

Child Development Associate (CDA)

CDAs are preferred for the Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) paraprofessionals.  They are also used for an additional $.20 per hour for any paraprofessional position.  The Department of Children and Families can review your education and/or experience for a possible CDA.  The Staff Credential Verification Application is used to validate education and experience for licensing compliance.   To view the requirements and complete the application, please click here for more information.

Position at Transportation Services

Bus operators and bus attendants should notify Transportation Services of your interest in these positions.  Please contact them at (386) 734-7190 extension 50500.

Requirements for Applicants Without a High School Diploma or GED

Support applicants who have not earned a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) are required to successfully pass the TABE level "M" literacy assessment before beginning employment.  Applicants successfully completing the assessment will become eligible to apply for the following positions:

  • School Way Cafe Assistant*
  • Dining Room Aide*
  • Bus Operator*
  • Bus Attendant*
  • Roofer Mechanic

*There is also a substitute training requirement for the above mentioned positions.

All other positions require a high school diploma or GED from an accredited school. The TABE level "M" content is not equivalent to that of GED examinations. For job requirement information, refer to the required qualifications listed on the vacancy advertisement.

To arrange for testing, please click on the Testing Information link on the left of the screen.

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