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Paraprofessional - MN Connections Academy

Posted on 2020-10-13 7:10:54 PM

Listing expires 2020-12-12 12:00:00 AM

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School Summary Minnesota Connections Academy (MNCA) is a tuition-free, online public charter school for students in grades K-12 throughout Minnesota. MNCA is a member of the Minnesota Transitions Charter School (MTCS), a K-12 academic community. MNCA is a state-approved online program operated through a contract with Connections Academy of Minnesota, LLC, to provide the educational program and other services. MNCA is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, an accrediting division of AdvancED. Job Summary The Paraprofessional will assist special education teachers with implementing learning experiences that advance the intellectual, emotional, social and physical development of students with disabilities in an online learning environment. Instructional Support * Guide and assist students with lessons, activities and technology tasks under the direction of the special education teacher * Reinforce concepts across settings that were taught in specialized instruction * Participate in meetings where communication and implementing strategies are discussed * Assist special education teachers with classroom activities and lessons * Adapt and modify coursework under the direction of the special education teacher * Assist special education teachers with implementing behavior support plans * Assist teachers and students with the use of communicate strategies and devices as directed by the special education teacher and/or Speech/Language Pathologist * Assist students under the direction of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy * Basic office duties related to the documentation and implementation of specialized programming * Other duties as assigned Requirements * High School Diploma or equivalent with two (2) years of experience working with children, preferably children with disabilities, and demonstrate highly qualified status; or AA degree with 1 year of experience working with children preferably children with disabilities * Ideal candidates will confirm interest in enrolling in a teacher certification program that results the employee obtaining a Special Education Teacher License * Proficient computer/keyboarding skills including Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel * Web-based and instructional technology proficient * Advanced reading and writing skills; Math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to compute rate, ratio, percentages and interpret bar graphs * Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing * Ability to follow verbal and written instructions * Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines * Ability to work in a team environment * Ability to relate to students including those with disabilities * Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information at all times * Demonstrates high level of integrity and accountability Please note, there is a law in which a tenured teacher can take a leave of absence from their district for up to 5 years to teach at a charter school, through 124E.12 subdivision 6<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fu15334432.ct.sendgrid.net%2Fls%2Fclick%3Fupn%3DL3xUvN7mEMLEM3K-2BAfKoEV1nQAXS8Fa2rAi2atyFQTjSXlLWkydY6z1vGUH-2FhaqE66p49O-2FMlmvDKNK9adYCdQ4eSt6v2rN0kAZ-2BUhBHn6vM9mq8pquD4k3NAW1KIZ8UMpGELAYqDObCPwegH1-2Baem4pHjEAtRnRSEF2KV6KxWFhAAmURiqlpF9y7vKe06HaqoyME5dYQWgdigtnajFJ2H2BFLe4zg1LMsuT7cyCcCC3IdGOpclEZXPd1qvMpf6pSY7YfU9VZw7ZfN9HbJLu-2F52pHh9yqC8s645HYcgl89tdppKutr2cExYbSRqx4Kq2xAKg7NIIF0iMr31dMmqPCsgTOBfJrnFoXEUfZhQPUhSqKcS7OHedGuil-2ByqxNAwtKjYv_pzu-2BuzhWfE-2F-2FDL0srH31bWx5XYWoZ4q9gFjKxaWzOFVsrHfQpwG24grnQCzyS-2BuG5rGbNDVZkukSxfvALXyjQnxJ-2F3djvOgNXKAcK1lfeb-2FzsKntSuCHTKwqlcS6d7ciYsnhVf7hFsyjH9BmetbwQfPAOuP4y8SQZ352HktSEadsF1FrPKnH6WuGkOw0ycgbRUHn1tuKKUleINKZtaSQdS9xMT4rT17lKuz-2B-2Fh3hlTJnRcABqalIqvyMApdbl-2Faw&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Ce090a44fc75c4e2b4f1608d86fd59c45%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637382310544451622%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=NUMD25uTXgOAc1%2FDfNHeGjSjBSF3fWCHfm8iMGBPLDo%3D&reserved=0>. Teachers will retain reinstatement, seniority, salary, etc. throughout the five year period and can return to the district without penalty.

To be considered for this position please apply through this link.

 

School Summary

Minnesota Connections Academy (MNCA) is a tuition-free, online public charter school for students in grades K-12 throughout Minnesota. MNCA is a member of the Minnesota Transitions Charter School (MTCS), a K-12 academic community. MNCA is a state-approved online program operated through a contract with Connections Academy of Minnesota, LLC, to provide the educational program and other services. MNCA is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, an accrediting division of AdvancED.

Job Summary

The Paraprofessional will assist special education teachers with implementing learning experiences that advance the intellectual, emotional, social and physical development of students with disabilities in an online learning environment.

Instructional Support

  • Guide and assist students with lessons, activities and technology tasks under the direction of the special education teacher
  • Reinforce concepts across settings that were taught in specialized instruction
  • Participate in meetings where communication and implementing strategies are discussed
  • Assist special education teachers with classroom activities and lessons
  • Adapt and modify coursework under the direction of the special education teacher
  • Assist special education teachers with implementing behavior support plans
  • Assist teachers and students with the use of communicate strategies and devices as directed by the special education teacher and/or Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Assist students under the direction of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy
  • Basic office duties related to the documentation and implementation of specialized programming
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with two (2) years of experience working with children, preferably children with disabilities, and demonstrate highly qualified status; or AA degree with 1 year of experience working with children preferably children with disabilities
  • Ideal candidates will confirm interest in enrolling in a teacher certification program that results the employee obtaining a Special Education Teacher License
  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills including Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Web-based and instructional technology proficient
  • Advanced reading and writing skills; Math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to compute rate, ratio, percentages and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to relate to students including those with disabilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information at all times
  • Demonstrates high level of integrity and accountability

Please note, there is a law in which a tenured teacher can take a leave of absence from their district for up to 5 years to teach at a charter school, through 124E.12 subdivision 6. Teachers will retain reinstatement, seniority, salary, etc. throughout the five year period and can return to the district without penalty.