Idaho Distance Education Academy

Paraprofessional: I-DEA

Company Description

Idaho Distance Education Academy (I-DEA) views itself as a catalyst for changing K-12 education in Idaho, with an impact that extends beyond our schools to benefit students throughout the state. Our focus is to improve post-secondary preparedness and achievement for all students. I-DEA provides a personalized learning experience through individualized instruction, positive adult relationships, the use of adaptive software, and data. I-DEA is a part of the Gem Innovation Schools organization that serves K-12 students throughout Idaho, operating four charter schools: Idaho Distance Education Academy, a statewide virtual school, and Gem Prep schools in Nampa, Meridian and Pocatello.  See for more information.

Job Details

This position is for the 2018-19 school year.  Available immediately.  Applicant will work from the Pocatello Resource Center.  

The paraprofessional provides tutoring to special education students and provides instructional supports to Title I students, under the direction of a certified teacher. The goal of the position is to ensure that every student acquires proficiency in the knowledge and skills identified by the Idaho State Board of Education adopted standards.

Parapro certification or ability to obtain required.  Ability to tutor students in English/Language Arts and Math across grade levels K-12.  Wage: $12.00 per hour, dependent upon experience. Please see complete job description at the link below.  


  • October 23, 2018
  • 36-09-35


Phase 1:

The items below must be completed before you will be considered for an initial screening interview.

  • Complete and submit this online form.  
  • Submit required materials
    • Resume
    • Cover letter
    • Past Job Performance Authorization Form
    • Three references 
  • Note: Please know that if you do not have all required materials, we highly encourage you to submit the documents you have immediately and update your submission as you gather other required documents.  You may update your application by emailing the required materials to
  • If selected you will receive an email invititation for a Video/Written interview.

Phase 2: Video/ Written Interview

  • The Video/Written Interview must be completed within one week of the invitation. Please follow the instructions and prompts as you prepare for this interview.

*Please note that you will have an opportunity to preview the questions and record or re-record any of your answers if necessary, prior to submission.  Your video will be timed, so please make note of the amount of time you have prior to recording your response.

Phase 3: Committee Interview

  • Candidates who are selected for a Committee Interview will be contacted via email or phone to schedule a live interview.  

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