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Paraprofessional - Middle School Behavioral Support -Watertown-Mayer Public Schools

Posted on 2019-12-02 11:10:15 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fwatertownmayer%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D953&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C9bbb23da9b434f053eb608d7774a7e41%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637109034148836200&sdata=HE%2FGrXNKSEJvmhp5gyzCDyfhEM1xty7T%2BWSjv%2FqAopo%3D&reserved=0> Behavioral Support -Paraprofessional Watertown Mayer School District is located 24 miles west of Minneapolis. Watertown-Mayer School District #111 has a Behavioral Support -Paraprofessional opening for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. Specific School site: Middle School. This is a full time position and is an excellent opportunity for an individual wishing to explore the area of Special Education, specifically aligned to working with, and supporting individual students who present complex neurobiological, social, emotional, behavioral personalities. Position Focus: The Behavior Support -Paraprofessional fills a focused role in supporting, reinforcing, and advancing the educational experience of students with behavior disorders, such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), emotional and complex social challenges. The Behavioral Support -Paraprofessional will provide individualized assistance to students through one-on-one or small group activities in order to maximize their daily educational engagement. The Behavioral Support -Paraprofessional will be working closely with teachers, as they design and modify instructional designs Specific Duties/ Responsibilities: * Implement, track and record IEP goals, behavior support plans, crisis intervention techniques. * Implement behavior support plans, crisis intervention techniques, and proactive/preventative techniques including physical management and positive reinforcement. * Provide supervision while actively engaging students. * Manage crisis according to established policies/procedures/guidelines. * Effectively communicate, collaborate and coordinate with team members. * Complete documentation according to procedures. * Maintain respect, dignity and confidentiality of students, staff and parents. * Be a positive role model to students and to fellow staff members. Qualifications Minimum qualifications: One of the following: * An AA, AS, AAS (or higher) degree, or * Two years of post-secondary coursework (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) from an accredited institution of higher education which are applicable toward a bachelors degree, or * Passing score of 460 (or higher) on the ParaPro Assessment AND either a high school diploma or GED. * Life experiences, working with adolescents. . Please complete the online application. If you should have immediate questions please contact : Angie Kahle -Director of Special Eduction @ 952-955-0207 or angie.kahle@wm.k12.mn.us Watertown-Mayer Public Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C9bbb23da9b434f053eb608d7774a7e41%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637109034148836200&sdata=brM4ijy9KPv0j%2FbyilUTlcsi3arfXJRhen7r1JuWkc0%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Behavioral Support -Paraprofessional

Watertown Mayer School District is located  24 miles west of Minneapolis.

Watertown-Mayer School District #111  has a Behavioral Support -Paraprofessional  opening for the  remainder of the 2019-20 school year. Specific School site: Middle School.  This is a full time position and is an excellent opportunity for an individual wishing to explore the area of Special Education, specifically aligned to working with, and supporting individual students who present complex neurobiological, social, emotional, behavioral personalities.

Position Focus:   The  Behavior Support -Paraprofessional  fills a focused role in supporting, reinforcing, and advancing the educational experience of students with behavior disorders, such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), emotional and complex social challenges.

The Behavioral Support -Paraprofessional will provide individualized assistance to  students through one-on-one or small group activities in order to maximize their daily educational engagement. The Behavioral Support -Paraprofessional will be  working closely with teachers, as they design and modify instructional designs 

Specific Duties/ Responsibilities:
  • Implement, track and record IEP goals, behavior support plans, crisis intervention techniques. 
  • Implement behavior support plans, crisis intervention techniques, and proactive/preventative techniques including physical management and positive reinforcement.
  • Provide supervision while actively engaging students.
  • Manage crisis according to established policies/procedures/guidelines.
  • Effectively communicate, collaborate and coordinate with team members.
  • Complete documentation according to procedures.
  • Maintain respect, dignity and confidentiality of students, staff and parents.
  • Be a positive role model to students and to fellow staff members.
Qualifications 

Minimum qualifications: 
One of the following: 
  • An AA, AS, AAS (or higher) degree, or 
  • Two years of post-secondary coursework (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) from an accredited institution of higher education which are applicable toward a bachelors degree, or 
  • Passing score of 460 (or higher) on the ParaPro Assessment AND either a high school diploma or GED.
  • Life experiences, working with adolescents. .

 Please complete the online application. If you should have immediate questions please contact : Angie Kahle -Director of Special Eduction @ 952-955-0207  or  angie.kahle@wm.k12.mn.us

 

Watertown-Mayer Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online