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Special Education Paraprofessional Grades K-8 - Global Academy

Posted on 2019-07-25 7:27:45 AM

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Global Academy New Brighton, Minnesota Special Education Paraprofessional Grades K-8 2019-2020 Global Academy is seeking passionate, dedicated paraprofessionals who will assist with best-practice instruction to diverse learners. Global Academy is an award-winning charter school that leads the state in closing the achievement gap for diverse students. Global Academy&#8217;s mission is based on the principles of the International Baccalaureate Programme and is an authorized IB site. Global Academy is the first charter school in Minnesota to have iPads for each of its 450 students in grade K-8. Global Academy&#8217;s school culture is exemplary in providing a calm, safe environment in which students can learn. This position is working as a special education paraprofessional in a variety of grade levels. Responsibilities &#8226; Assists in the supervision of learning activities, circulating within the classroom and providing assistance and learning support to students. &#8226; Provides instruction to students as prescribed by the supervising teacher and reinforces skills introduced by the teacher. &#8226; Assists teachers in checking and objectively evaluating students' work &#8226; Works with students individually and in small groups reinforcing skills &#8226; Assists in managing student behavior and maintaining classroom order; reinforces rules of the school and classroom &#8226; Performs a variety of clerical tasks such as typing, copying, stapling, filing, assembling and locating materials, laminating, etc. &#8226; Maintains accurate and complete records of a variety of student information that may require the use of a computer terminal to enter student scores and other student data. &#8226; May be assigned monitoring duties, i.e., hallways, lunchroom, restrooms, recess, and bus duty &#8226; Assists teaching in communicating with parents and families &#8226; Able to follow state and federal law regarding special education students&#8226; Other duties as may be assigned Required Qualifications * Minimum of two years (60 credits) college education (must meet federal paraprofessional standards) * Excellent verbal and written English communication skills * Proficient in educational technology * Ability to work with diverse student populations Preferred Qualifications * Experience working with ESL population * Knowledge of special education or experience working with special education students * Knowledge of or experience with the International Baccalaureate Program Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employed is regularly required to talk, hear, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, reach for objects, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, and use hands to grasp and feel. The employed must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally being required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Interested candidates should submit the following: &#8226; a cover letter, &#8226; resume, * 2 signed letters of recommendation, * college transcripts, Global Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate among applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, or veteran status. Global Academy offers competitive salaries and benefits for its teaching faculty. Check us out on the web! www.globalacademy.us<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.globalacademy.us%2F&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Cfd4d7bdc23644dc5641d08d710fb7da3%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C636996544648844018&sdata=QCtbWAx4Ci%2FcVoT0%2BEYV3Ytq%2B%2FuZFY1VMDQc0KcRypg%3D&reserved=0> Submit to: helen.fisk@globalacademy.us<mailto:helen.fisk@globalacademy.us> or Mail to Global Academy:Helen Fisk, Director 3000 5th Street NW, New Brighton, MN 55112 Applications due: Open until filled Position begins: ASAP

Global Academy

New Brighton, Minnesota

Special Education Paraprofessional Grades K-8
2019-2020

Global Academy is seeking passionate, dedicated paraprofessionals who will assist with best-practice instruction to diverse learners. Global Academy is an award-winning charter school that leads the state in closing the achievement gap for diverse students. Global Academy’s mission is based on the principles of the International Baccalaureate Programme and is an authorized IB site. Global Academy is the first charter school in Minnesota to have iPads for each of its 450 students in grade K-8. Global Academy’s school culture is exemplary in providing a calm, safe environment in which students can learn. This position is working as a special education paraprofessional in a variety of grade levels.

Responsibilities

• Assists in the supervision of learning activities, circulating within the classroom and providing assistance and learning support to students.

• Provides instruction to students as prescribed by the supervising teacher and reinforces skills introduced by the teacher.

• Assists teachers in checking and objectively evaluating students' work
• Works with students individually and in small groups reinforcing skills
• Assists in managing student behavior and maintaining classroom order; reinforces

rules of the school and classroom
• Performs a variety of clerical tasks such as typing, copying, stapling, filing,

assembling and locating materials, laminating, etc.
• Maintains accurate and complete records of a variety of student information that

may require the use of a computer terminal to enter student scores and other student

data.
• May be assigned monitoring duties, i.e., hallways, lunchroom, restrooms, recess,

and bus duty
• Assists teaching in communicating with parents and families
• Able to follow state and federal law regarding special education students• Other duties as may be assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years (60 credits) college education (must meet federal paraprofessional standards)

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

  • Proficient in educational technology

  • Ability to work with diverse student populations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with ESL population

  • Knowledge of special education or experience working with special education

    students

  • Knowledge of or experience with the International Baccalaureate Program

    Physical Requirements

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employed is regularly required to talk, hear, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, reach for objects, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, and use hands to grasp and feel. The employed must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally being required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

    Interested candidates should submit the following:

• a cover letter,

• resume,

  • 2 signed letters of recommendation,

  • college transcripts,

    Global Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate among applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, or veteran status.

    Global Academy offers competitive salaries and benefits for its teaching faculty.

    Check us out on the web! www.globalacademy.us

    Submit to:

    helen.fisk@globalacademy.us

    or
    Mail to Global Academy:
    Helen Fisk, Director 

    3000 5th Street NW, New Brighton, MN 55112

    Applications due: Open until filled 

    Position begins: ASAP