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Special Education Paraprofessional - The Best Academy, Minneapolis

Posted on 9/6/2017 12:57:15 PM

Listing expires 10/4/2017

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The Best Academy: http://www.thebestacademy.org/ 

 

The Best Academy is a K-8 school founded on the belief that “all of our children can excel if given the time and support that they need.” Best Academy is part of the nationally-renown Harvest Network of Schools - a group of high-performing K-8 public charter schools transforming north Minneapolis through education.

 

Position Description:

 

The role of the paraprofessional is to provide additional support in the Harvest Network of Schools classrooms where children with pre-diagnosed moderate to severe disabilities are enrolled. The paraprofessional’s goal is to assist in providing a well-organized, smooth functioning classroom environment in which all children can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resource materials.

 

Qualifications:

 

Associate’s Degree, 60 or more college credits or Para Pro certified

 

Experience with children preferred

 

Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Communicates effectively with others, including giving and receiving feedback on the quality of services and being a successful team member.

 

Participate in paraprofessional trainings and any other training deemed necessary by Harvest Network of Schools.

 

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

 

Effective oral and written communication skills.

 

Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with school personnel, Parents and students.

 

Detail Oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving.

 

Flexible, with the ability to work in a highly demanding, stressful environment.

 

Salary:

 

Based on license, years of experience & level of education.

 

 

For additional information regarding this position please visit our employment opportunities page at http://harvestnetworkofschools.org/employment-opportunities/.

 

To apply for this position please send your resume and cover letter to: TalentRecruitment@seed-harvest.org