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Educational Assistant, General Education - Nova Classical Academy -St. Paul, MN

Posted on 2019-09-09 8:37:44 PM

Listing expires 2019-11-08 12:00:00 AM

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To apply, visit: this link<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsecure.entertimeonline.com%2Fta%2FKPAY1002312.careers%3FApplyToJob%3D201485706&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C467b91bfd3f4488746d508d7358f796f%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637036762641518024&sdata=L2cftmbyEp14D6jFactt%2F3QVp6GG8QGkDXPeANszthQ%3D&reserved=0> JOB SUMMARY The primary role of an Educational Assistant, General Education is to enhance the learning environment for students by providing effective, personalized attention; engaging in appropriate instructional and behavioral support; and, modeling intellectual and principled living by demonstrating character and intellectual virtues in accordance with Nova Classical Academy&#8217;s classical education tradition. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES &#8226; Deliver high quality, effective instruction as directed &#8226; Effectively apply instructional and classroom management techniques &#8226; Foster a love of learning and passion for knowledge &#8226; Adherence to principles of the classical model of education &#8226; Encourage and engage students in their individual education path &#8226; Lead and manage student contact in one-on-one or small group settings &#8226; Preparation of teaching materials in an accurate and timely manner &#8226; General and special education support and supervision &#8226; Manage data and other information pertaining to student work and assessments &#8226; Adherence to Nova policies and procedures &#8226; Other duties as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS &#8226; Associate&#8217;s degree; two years of study at a higher education institution (at least 60 semester credits); Voluntary Paraprofessional Credential in accordance with Minnesota Rule 8710.9000; or, a passing score of 460 or higher on the ParaPro Exam &#8226; 1 or more years&#8217; experience working with students in one-on-one and/or small group setting &#8226; Proven understanding of development levels &#8226; Student-focused and education oriented &#8226; Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to student and other information &#8226; Demonstrated professional and technical knowledge &#8226; Aptitude for work with students at various grade and development levels &#8226; Committed to professional and technical development through attendance at development activities, scheduled meetings, and relevant training DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS &#8226; Bachelor&#8217;s degree &#8226; Current or previous experience working in a classical education environment &#8226; Experience as an Educational Assistant, Paraprofessional, or Para Educator &#8226; Current or previous experience working with special education PHYSICAL DEMANDS &#8226; Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of one hour or more &#8226; Must be able to exchange accurate information to students, teachers, parents, and staff &#8226; Regular operation of computer or other office machines &#8226; Occasional or frequent standing for periods of 4 hours or more &#8226; Occasional work outdoors in all weather conditions BENEFITS For eligible employees, Nova Classical Academy provides health, dental, and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability; life insurance; flexible spending account; paid time off; and, professional development training, including Classical Education Certification training. ABOUT NOVA CLASSICAL ACADEMY Nova Classical Academy, a Minnesota charter school dedicated to high academic achievement through the classical model of education, attends to the dual strands of human development: rigorous pursuit of intellect facilitated and given purpose by the refinement of moral character. It is our express goal as a school to provide meaningful enterprise towards this two-fold process. All administration, teachers, support staff, and students, as transformational leaders, strive to model both intellectual and principled living for our school and community through daily activities and interactions in accordance with the character virtues of justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude; and, the intellectual virtues of wisdom, science, and understanding. These values are visible in our commitment to the Nova community, education, student clubs, sports, and other active involvements. It's a great day to be a Knight! 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JOB SUMMARY

The primary role of an Educational Assistant, General Education is to enhance the learning environment for students by providing effective, personalized attention; engaging in appropriate instructional and behavioral support; and, modeling intellectual and principled living by demonstrating character and intellectual virtues in accordance with Nova Classical Academy’s classical education tradition.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

·         Deliver high quality, effective instruction as directed

·         Effectively apply instructional and classroom management techniques

·         Foster a love of learning and passion for knowledge

·         Adherence to principles of the classical model of education

·         Encourage and engage students in their individual education path

·         Lead and manage student contact in one-on-one or small group settings

·         Preparation of teaching materials in an accurate and timely manner

·         General and special education support and supervision

·         Manage data and other information pertaining to student work and assessments

·         Adherence to Nova policies and procedures

·         Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

·         Associate’s degree; two years of study at a higher education institution (at least 60 semester credits); Voluntary Paraprofessional Credential in accordance with Minnesota Rule 8710.9000; or, a passing score of 460 or higher on the ParaPro Exam

·         1 or more years’ experience working with students in one-on-one and/or small group setting

·         Proven understanding of development levels

·         Student-focused and education oriented

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to student and other information

·         Demonstrated professional and technical knowledge

·         Aptitude for work with students at various grade and development levels

·         Committed to professional and technical development through attendance at development activities, scheduled meetings, and relevant training

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         Current or previous experience working in a classical education environment

·         Experience as an Educational Assistant, Paraprofessional, or Para Educator

·         Current or previous experience working with special education

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

·         Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of one hour or more

·         Must be able to exchange accurate information to students, teachers, parents, and staff

·         Regular operation of computer or other office machines

·         Occasional or frequent standing for periods of 4 hours or more

·         Occasional work outdoors in all weather conditions

 

 

BENEFITS

For eligible employees, Nova Classical Academy provides health, dental, and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability; life insurance; flexible spending account; paid time off; and, professional development training, including Classical Education Certification training.

 

ABOUT NOVA CLASSICAL ACADEMY

Nova Classical Academy, a Minnesota charter school dedicated to high academic achievement through the classical model of education, attends to the dual strands of human development: rigorous pursuit of intellect facilitated and given purpose by the refinement of moral character. It is our express goal as a school to provide meaningful enterprise towards this two-fold process. All administration, teachers, support staff, and students, as transformational leaders, strive to model both intellectual and principled living for our school and community through daily activities and interactions in accordance with the character virtues of justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude; and, the intellectual virtues of wisdom, science, and understanding. These values are visible in our commitment to the Nova community, education, student clubs, sports, and other active involvements.





It's a great day to be a Knight


Human Resources 

1455 Victoria Way, St. Paul, MN 55102

651.209.6320 | hr@novaclassical.org