Special Education Student Support Staff

School/Building – Murray Park/Quest Elementary School
Number of Openings – 1


Name – Renee Bunge
Title – Principal
Email – bungerenee@ripon.k12.wi.us
Phone – 9207484695
Website – https://www.ripon.k12.wi.us/

Position Details

Position Start Date – 8/19/2024
Salary/Wage – $15.90 p/h
Appointment Type – Full Time


The Ripon Area School District is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time special education student support staff member (formerly known as teacher assistant/aide) to join our team in serving students in Murray Park Quest Elementary School beginning with the start of the 2024-25 school year.  The position would primarily work with various teachers and students in Special Education as well as General Education staff in grades 3-5.  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:

  • Develop and deliver high-quality education for students based on individual needs
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with all staff and students
  • 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‚Äôs 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.   Benefits include health/dental/vision insurance, sick time, personal day, and retirement.  Starting wage over $15/hour. 

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

Additional Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume


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