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Special Ed Paraprofessional - Vermilion Country School, Tower MN

Posted on 2018-02-13 11:11:28 AM

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Vermilion Country School Special Education Paraprofessional and Driver $14.00 per hour Benefit package (prorated at 20+ hours/week) Approximately 180 days/school year plus a few training days Hours approximately 8:30 am to 3:15 pm, except with additional duties The Vermilion Country School (VCS), a grades 7-12 public charter school in Tower, MN. Personnel must have a strong desire to take part in the creation of a small, innovative, as well as community and environmental focused junior/high school serving the Lake Vermilion area in Minnesota&#8217;s North Country. Paraprofessionals are under the supervision of and assist teacher advisors by providing one-on-one and group instruction as well as any specific services that are required by a student&#8217;s Individualized Education Program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * interact with staff, students, parent/guardians, and the community * facilitate academic and personal goal-setting * assist students with skill development in reading and math * monitor student progress * manage the physical needs of students as needed * chaperone field explorations * records maintenance and due process paperwork * proctor assessments and diagnostic tests * supervise students during lunch and out in the community * address behavior issues in accordance with school policy * maintain strict confidentiality * assist office staff and director as needed Minimum qualifications: 1. Experience working with children, and a commitment to their learning 2. Excellent math, reading, and organizing skills 3. Excellent computer and office machine skills 4. Mature, friendly, and responsible 5. Commitment to the school&#8217;s mission and vision 6. Positive references 7. a. A minimum of 60 semester credits or the amount required to complete two full years of fulltime enrollment as determined by the institution of higher education attended; or, b. An AA, AS, or AAS (or higher) degree; or, c. A passing score on an assessment from the state-approved list (The ParaPro test has been approved for state-wide use. The cut score is 460). Additional desired qualifications: 1. Experience or familiarity with project-based and experiential learning, or a passion for innovative and student-centered educational models. 2. Demonstrate a willingness to go &#8220;above-and-beyond&#8221;. 3. CPR and First Aid Certification Van Driver * $11.00/hour ($16.00/hour CDL) * 10-15 hours/week, am and pm routes * Additional hours as needed Driver Qualifications: * Regular Class D license (CDL preferred) * Prefer experienced drivers (CDL highly preferred) * Criminal and driving record clearance * Drug and alcohol tests may be mandated * Must be able to work entire school year * Must be able to work with and supervise students Please e-mail resume, cover letter, transcripts of college work and/or ParaPro score, and three letters of recommendation to: Vermilion Country School P.O. Box 629, Tower, MN 55790 kfitton@vermilioncountry.org<mailto:kfitton@vermilioncountry.org> www.vermilioncountry.com<http://www.vermilioncountry.com> Thank you for your interest! VCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer This initiative is made possible (or is funded in part) with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, CFDA 84.282A, Minnesota&#8217;s Federal Charter Schools Program Grant Project.

Vermilion Country School

Special Education Paraprofessional and Driver

 

$14.00 per hour

Benefit package (prorated at 20+ hours/week)

Approximately 180 days/school year plus a few training days

Hours approximately 8:30 am to 3:15 pm, except with additional duties

 

The Vermilion Country School (VCS), a grades 7-12 public charter school in Tower, MN. Personnel must have a strong desire to take part in the creation of a small, innovative, as well as community and environmental focused junior/high school serving the Lake Vermilion area in Minnesota’s North Country.

 

Paraprofessionals are under the supervision of and assist teacher advisors by providing one-on-one and group instruction as well as any specific services that are required by a student’s Individualized Education Program.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • interact with staff, students, parent/guardians, and the community
  • facilitate academic and personal goal-setting
  • assist students with skill development in reading and math
  • monitor student progress
  • manage the physical needs of students as needed
  • chaperone field explorations
  • records maintenance and due process paperwork
  • proctor assessments and diagnostic tests
  • supervise students during lunch and out in the community
  • address behavior issues in accordance with school policy
  • maintain strict confidentiality
  • assist office staff and director as needed

 

Minimum qualifications:

 

1.    Experience working with children, and a commitment to their learning

2.    Excellent math, reading, and organizing skills

3.    Excellent computer and office machine skills

4.    Mature, friendly, and responsible

5.    Commitment to the school’s mission and vision

6.    Positive references

7.    a.    A minimum of 60 semester credits or the amount required to complete two full years of     fulltime enrollment as determined by the institution of higher education attended; or,

 

    b.    An AA, AS, or AAS (or higher) degree; or,

 

    c.    A passing score on an assessment from the state-approved list (The ParaPro test has been     approved for state-wide use. The cut score is 460).

 

Additional desired qualifications:

 

1.    Experience or familiarity with project-based and experiential learning, or a passion for innovative and student-centered educational models.

 

2.    Demonstrate a willingness to go “above-and-beyond”.

 

3.    CPR and First Aid Certification

 

Van Driver

 

  • $11.00/hour ($16.00/hour CDL)
  • 10-15 hours/week, am and pm routes
  • Additional hours as needed

 

Driver Qualifications:

 

  • Regular Class D license (CDL preferred)
  • Prefer experienced drivers (CDL highly preferred)
  • Criminal and driving record clearance
  • Drug and alcohol tests may be  mandated
  • Must be able to work entire school year
  • Must be able to work with and supervise students

 

Please e-mail resume, cover letter, transcripts of college work and/or ParaPro score, and three letters of recommendation to:

 

Vermilion Country School

P.O. Box 629, Tower, MN 55790

kfitton@vermilioncountry.org

www.vermilioncountry.com

 

Thank you for your interest!

 

VCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

This initiative is made possible (or is funded in part) with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, CFDA 84.282A, Minnesota’s Federal Charter Schools Program Grant Project.