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Paraprofessional - Sartell-St. Stephen School District

Posted on 2017-11-21 10:52:17 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://www.applitrack.com/sartell/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=1471> Date Closing: 11/28/2017 * SPED Paraprofessional <http://www.applitrack.com/sartell/onlineapp/1BrowseFile.aspx?id=39705> Paraprofessional Pine Meadow Elementary 7:50 A.M. -2:35 P.M. Monday thru Friday Range IV (starting wage $16.42/hour) Position Purpose: Special Education Paraprofessionals provide assistance, under classroom teacher direction, to students identified with special needs by helping them stay on task, complete assignments, maintain acceptable behavior, and function in daily living and job skills. Essential Job Functions: -Implement classroom adaptations as specified by a student&#8217;s Individual Educational Plan (IEP) while working closely with Special Education staff. - Monitor and redirect students in school environment to follow the direction given by all adults. This includes, but is not limited to assisting students with classroom assignments, monitoring classroom behavior as appropriate and participation in activities written into the students IEP (ie swimming, fieldtrips) - Assist students with various organizational skills, such as keeping subject materials organized, homework assignments, lockers and daily check-in/out. Some positions may require transportation of students to job/volunteer sites for occupational/ job skill building as stated in the IEP. - Assist students with personal hygiene and activities of daily living as needed. This may include but is not limited to diapering, clothing changes, assistance with showers, feeding and oral hygiene. Transferring students (to/from chair, stander, changing table, etc.) and performing therapy exercises, which may include swimming (under the guidance of a trained therapist) is also required for some students. - Monitor and manage student behavior and take appropriate action if students begin to exhibit inappropriate or unwanted behaviors. - Responsible for general student supervision through out the day. This includes, but is not limited to areas such as hallways, breakfast, bus loading/unloading zones, outdoor recess, specialist areas and the media center. - Works to establish and maintain open communication with all educational team members and informs IEP team of any problems concerning the student. Maintains confidentiality of all protected information. - Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities. - Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs. Additional Duties: - Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed. - Perform any other related duties as assigned. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. Equipment: - Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers. Travel Requirements: - Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. - Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students. - Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel). - Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals. - Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others. - Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs. - Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work. - Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required. - Effective writing and verbal communication skills. - Skilled in reading, writing and speaking English proficiently. - Skill in employing interpersonal and conflict resolution skills in dealing with students - Skill in working effectively with children with special needs, children of various ability levels, and with diverse personalities - Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, other staff and students Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards: - Works in standard office and school building environments. - Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities. Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position. Qualifications Profile: - High School diploma or equivalent. - Prior experience working with special needs children desirable. Posting close date: November 28, 2017 Sartell-St. Stephen School District uses the applicant tracking<http://www.applitrack.com/?r=MNEdPost> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date Closing: 11/28/2017
Paraprofessional
Pine Meadow Elementary
7:50 A.M. -2:35 P.M. Monday thru Friday
Range IV (starting wage $16.42/hour)


Position Purpose:
Special Education Paraprofessionals provide assistance, under classroom teacher direction, to students identified with special needs by helping them stay on task, complete assignments, maintain acceptable behavior, and function in daily living and job skills. 
 
 
Essential Job Functions:
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Implement classroom adaptations as specified by a student’s Individual Educational Plan (IEP) while working closely with Special Education staff.
Monitor and redirect students in school environment to follow the direction given by all adults.  This includes, but is not limited to assisting students with classroom assignments, monitoring classroom behavior as appropriate and participation in activities written into the students IEP (ie swimming, fieldtrips)
- Assist students with various organizational skills, such as keeping subject materials organized, homework assignments, lockers and daily check-in/out.  Some positions may require transportation of students to job/volunteer sites for occupational/ job skill building as stated in the IEP.
- Assist students with personal hygiene and activities of daily living as needed. This may include but is not limited to diapering, clothing changes, assistance with showers, feeding and oral hygiene. Transferring students (to/from chair, stander, changing table, etc.) and performing therapy exercises, which may include swimming (under the guidance of a trained therapist) is also required for some students.
- Monitor and manage student behavior and take appropriate action if students begin to exhibit inappropriate or unwanted behaviors. 
- Responsible for general student supervision through out the day.  This includes, but is not limited to areas such as hallways, breakfast, bus loading/unloading zones, outdoor recess, specialist areas and the media center.
- Works to establish and maintain open communication with all educational team members and informs IEP team of any problems concerning the student.  Maintains confidentiality of all protected information.
-  Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities.
-  Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs.
 
Additional Duties:
-  Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed.
-  Perform any other related duties as assigned.
 
Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
 
 
Equipment:
-  Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.
 
 
Travel Requirements:
-  Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions.
 
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-  Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
-  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.
-  Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).
-  Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
-  Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
-  Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
-  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
-  Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
-  Effective writing and verbal communication skills.
- Skilled in reading, writing and speaking English proficiently.
- Skill in employing interpersonal and conflict resolution skills in dealing with students
- Skill in working effectively with children with special needs, children of various ability levels, and with diverse personalities
- Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, other staff and students 
 
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
-  Works in standard office and school building environments.
-  Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
 
Note:   Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.
 
 
Qualifications Profile:
-  High School diploma or equivalent.
-  Prior experience working with special needs children desirable.
 
Posting close date: November 28, 2017


Sartell-St. Stephen School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online