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Special Education Paraprofessional - Southwest West Central ServiceCooperative

Posted on 2020-07-31 8:45:15 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fswsc%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D1094&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2fa1500caec44fb6351608d83557f35a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637317999150193721&sdata=K17y6O8%2FodPpWql98%2F%2BIRXJ7HKe%2FXSqt1eW6wf5BDEA%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 08/10/2020 Date Closing: open until filled POSITION AVAILABLE: Special Education Paraprofessional (multiple positions available) POSITION LOCATION: Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) with placement at the ELC &#8211; Montevideo. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: The Special Education Paraprofessional provides assistance to children, teachers &/or mental health professional/practitioner in providing an appropriate, safe learning environment to students enrolled in special educational programs. Some students may have challenging behaviors. QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED required. Must meet the requirements set forth in NCLB as listed below: * A minimum of 60 semester credits or the amount required to complete two years of full-time enrollment as determined by the higher education institution, OR * An Associate&#8217;s (or higher) degree, i.e. AA, AS, AAS degree, OR * Passing score of 460 or more on the ParaPro Test * New paraprofessional who does not meet the requirements listed, must pass the ParaPro Test within three months of hire date; * Proof of Personal Care Assistant (PCA) certification; new paraprofessional must be certified within two weeks of hire date; * Valid Driver&#8217;s License. * Criminal background check will be conducted on successful applicant. SALARY: Position to begin August 10, 2020. Paraprofessionals start at $16.11/hour and up, depending upon education, qualifications and experience; includes benefits. Working 6.5 hours per day with a 30-minute duty free lunch break, Monday &#8211; Friday. APPLICATION MATERIALS: Complete online application at www.swwc.org/application<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.swwc.org%2Fapplication&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2fa1500caec44fb6351608d83557f35a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637317999150193721&sdata=0%2BC13t0ZhQ%2FcpM57ZmgqQvzxOlUVFsCyaITxCLw3R7c%3D&reserved=0> and include cover letter, application form, copies of licenses (if applicable), college transcripts, resume, and two letters of reference. QUESTIONS ABOUT APPLICATION/REQUEST COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUEST AN ACCOMMODATION: Contact Human Resources at 507-537-2285 or hr@swwc.org<mailto:hr@swwc.org>. QUESTIONS ABOUT POSITION: Contact Mindy Halverson at 320-321-1484, ext. 4106 or mindy.halverson@swwc.org<mailto:mindy.halverson@swwc.org> . DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Position will remain open until filled. WHAT IS THE SWWC?: The Southwest West Central Service Cooperative is a regional service agency committed to advancing the work of our members (schools, cities, counties, and other governmental agencies). With a focus on leadership, partnership, innovation and services, we are committed to building relationships with our members to ensure our work is about supporting and enhancing their work. Authorized by MN Statute as a regional resource for our members; we are a public agency that provides a comprehensive range of educational and administrative programs and services to our members. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age. Southwest West Central Service Cooperative 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%7C2fa1500caec44fb6351608d83557f35a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637317999150203668&sdata=syZZ4ekQL1Exey3qjUSwVQ63qDEF7SAVwrhjm%2FMr364%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online This email may contain information that is confidential or attorney-client privileged and may constitute inside information. The contents of this email are intended only for the recipient(s) listed above. If you are not the intended recipient, you are directed not to read, disclose, distribute or otherwise use this transmission. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete the transmission. Delivery of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privileges.
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Date of Availability: 08/10/2020
Date Closing: open until filled
POSITION AVAILABLE:   Special Education Paraprofessional (multiple positions available)                                                                                                                                  
POSITION LOCATION:  Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) with placement at the ELC – Montevideo.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:  The Special Education Paraprofessional provides assistance to children, teachers &/or mental health professional/practitioner in providing an appropriate, safe learning environment to students enrolled in special educational programs.  Some students may have challenging behaviors. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or GED required.  Must meet the requirements set forth in NCLB as listed below: 
  • A minimum of 60 semester credits or the amount required to complete two years of full-time enrollment as determined by the higher education institution, OR
  • An Associate’s (or higher) degree, i.e. AA, AS, AAS degree, OR
  • Passing score of 460 or more on the ParaPro Test
  • New paraprofessional who does not meet the requirements listed, must pass the ParaPro Test within three months of hire date;
  • Proof of Personal Care Assistant (PCA) certification; new paraprofessional must be certified within two weeks of hire date;
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Criminal background check will be conducted on successful applicant.
                                                                                         
SALARY:  Position to begin August 10, 2020.  Paraprofessionals start at $16.11/hour and up, depending upon education, qualifications and experience; includes benefits.  Working 6.5 hours per day with a 30-minute duty free lunch break, Monday – Friday. 
 
APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Complete online application at  www.swwc.org/application and include cover letter, application form, copies of licenses (if applicable), college transcripts, resume, and two letters of reference. 
 
QUESTIONS ABOUT APPLICATION/REQUEST COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUEST AN ACCOMMODATION: Contact Human Resources at 507-537-2285 or hr@swwc.org.
 
QUESTIONS ABOUT POSITION:  Contact Mindy Halverson at 320-321-1484, ext. 4106 or mindy.halverson@swwc.org .
 
DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONSPosition will remain open until filled.
 
WHAT IS THE SWWC?:  The Southwest West Central Service Cooperative is a regional service agency committed to advancing the work of our members (schools, cities, counties, and other governmental agencies).  With a focus on leadership, partnership, innovation and services, we are committed to building relationships with our members to ensure our work is about supporting and enhancing their work.  Authorized by MN Statute as a regional resource for our members; we are a public agency that provides a comprehensive range of educational and administrative programs and services to our members.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  It is the policy of the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.
 

 

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