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SPED EA, K-8th Grade, Full-Time, New Millennium Academy

Posted on 2019-05-15 10:45:49 AM

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ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION New Millennium Academy (NMA) is a Hmong charter school whose mission is to prepare learners for life, engages them in high academic achievement and fosters cultural pride and identity. NMA&#8217;s vision is to develop global leaders who transform the world. CULTURE OF LEARNING NMA believes that every scholar has the right to learn, be engaged, and grow in a healthy school environment. This means that NMA must foster a culture of learning that embraces every scholar&#8217;s strengths and explore ways to strengthen our relationships with our scholars and their families. NMA is committed to building collaborative leadership and effective capacity between and among staff, parents and scholars. This will only be accomplished by changing our behaviors and actions so we can better support our scholars and their families in achieving their academic goals. This means that any employees coming to NMA must share, understand, and implement this culture of learning at all levels of the organization. With consistency, we can shift not only the behaviors of our staff, but our students and parents will be equally engaged in this culture of learning. NMA seeks a community that will optimistically and confidently abide by this culture of learning. The core principles that drive this culture of learning are: 1. Aiming for High Academic Achievement 2. Embracing Cultural Pride and Identity 3. Modeling the Way 4. Understanding How Data Drives Decisions 5. Having High Expectations 6. Creating a Social-Emotional Learning Environment JOB INFORMATION Job Title: Educational Assistant (SPED) Reports to: Educational Leader Hours: 35-40 Hours Office Location: Brooklyn Center Salary Range: DOE JOB DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the Educational Leader, the Educational Assistant plays an integral part in supporting the learning and achievement growth in the classroom. He/she will receive direction from the classroom teachers and will utilize innovative strategies to work directly with individual and/or group of students. This includes tutoring, intervening, supporting, administering/proctoring tests, behavioral management, and facilitating lesson plans. EAs that will be working with SPED students will receive directions from the SPED Director and/or SPED Teachers. The purpose of the EAs is to ensure that teachers receive adequate support in working with students in the classroom and to inspire scholars at school. The Educational Assistant must demonstrate a strong work ethic, have integrity, and is accountable to his/her actions. He/she will align himself/herself with NMA&#8217;s core principles and understands the unique challenges of an immigrant and refugee community. A successful EA will also have experience in a high performing fast paced environment. Instructional Support * Mentor, coach, and inspire students to be engaged in classroom assignments * Reinforce and review concepts and skills. Assist students in activities initiated by the classroom teacher. * Carry out the instructional program as planned by the teacher * Monitor and check student work * Gather/track data as requested * Assist small groups or individual students as requested * Support SPED students &#8211; individually and/or within groups Organizational Support * Before and After school duties including, but not limited to bus loading/unloading, arrival and dismissal assistance, monitoring students in transition between programs * Hallway monitoring and ensuring students follow the RHINO Way * Support operational and academic staff during special events * Materials support as needed including but not limited to producing materials, setting up activities, collecting/distributing work to students Behavior Management Support * Be a positive influence on all staff and students * Observe and chart data as requested * Circulate classrooms/areas with students to provide support as needed Shaun Johnson HR Coordinator New Millennium Academy [https://drive.google.com/a/nmaedu.org/uc?id=0B7DftALqeHn4dWhBMUtyamF1QkRWc3dNYUxqVkRfc1hUY1FF&export=download] http://www.newmillenniumacademy.org<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newmillenniumacademy.org%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cfc329bad71344b47a8f608d6d94c65ae%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=pPl%2BjDtoVkgzbAapsmJyiVcfM9N%2Fecn%2FTE3h7B1k9vc%3D&reserved=0> 5105 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center MN 55429 Main: 763-235-7900 Desk: 763-235-7922 Cell: 612-800-4451
ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION
New Millennium Academy (NMA) is a Hmong charter school whose mission is to prepare learners for life, engages them in high academic achievement and fosters cultural pride and identity. 
 
NMA’s vision is to develop global leaders who transform the world.
 
CULTURE OF LEARNING
NMA believes that every scholar has the right to learn, be engaged, and grow in a healthy school environment.  This means that NMA must foster a culture of learning that embraces every scholar’s strengths and explore ways to strengthen our relationships with our scholars and their families. 
 
NMA is committed to building collaborative leadership and effective capacity between and among staff, parents and scholars.  This will only be accomplished by changing our behaviors and actions so we can better support our scholars and their families in achieving their academic goals.  This means that any employees coming to NMA must share, understand, and implement this culture of learning at all levels of the organization.  With consistency, we can shift not only the behaviors of our staff, but our students and parents will be equally engaged in this culture of learning. 
 
NMA seeks a community that will optimistically and confidently abide by this culture of learning. 
 
The core principles that drive this culture of learning are:
  1. Aiming for High Academic Achievement
  2. Embracing Cultural Pride and Identity
  3. Modeling the Way
  4. Understanding How Data Drives Decisions
  5. Having High Expectations
  6. Creating a Social-Emotional Learning Environment
 
JOB INFORMATION
 
Job Title:
Educational Assistant (SPED)
Reports to:
Educational Leader
Hours:
35-40 Hours
Office Location:
Brooklyn Center
Salary Range:
DOE
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of the Educational Leader, the Educational Assistant plays an integral part in supporting the learning and achievement growth in the classroom.  He/she will receive direction from the classroom teachers and will utilize innovative strategies to work directly with individual and/or group of students.  This includes tutoring, intervening, supporting, administering/proctoring tests, behavioral management, and facilitating lesson plans.  EAs that will be working with SPED students will receive directions from the SPED Director and/or SPED Teachers.  The purpose of the EAs is to ensure that teachers receive adequate support in working with students in the classroom and to inspire scholars at school.
 
The Educational Assistant must demonstrate a strong work ethic, have integrity, and is accountable to his/her actions.  He/she will align himself/herself with NMA’s core principles and understands the unique challenges of an immigrant and refugee community.  A successful EA will also have experience in a high performing fast paced environment.
 
Instructional Support
  • Mentor, coach, and inspire students to be engaged in classroom assignments
  • Reinforce and review concepts and skills.  Assist students in activities initiated by the classroom teacher.
  • Carry out the instructional program as planned by the teacher
  • Monitor and check student work
  • Gather/track data as requested
  • Assist small groups or individual students as requested
  • Support SPED students – individually and/or within groups
 
Organizational Support
  • Before and After school duties including, but not limited to bus loading/unloading, arrival and dismissal assistance, monitoring students in transition between programs
  • Hallway monitoring and ensuring students follow the RHINO Way
  • Support operational and academic staff during special events
  • Materials support as needed including but not limited to producing materials, setting up activities, collecting/distributing work to students
 
Behavior Management Support
  • Be a positive influence on all staff and students
  • Observe and chart data as requested
  • Circulate classrooms/areas with students to provide support as needed



Shaun Johnson  
HR Coordinator
New Millennium Academy



5105 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center MN 55429
Cell: 612-800-4451