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Special Education Paraprofessional - Willmar Public Schools

Posted on 9/13/2017 12:05:53 PM

Listing expires 10/11/2017

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Special Education Paraprofessional

Job Summary:
Under the direction of licensed special education instructional and/or related services staff, the Special Education Paraprofessional assists one or more students in accomplishing activities of daily living; instrumental activities of daily living, health related functions; redirection and intervention of behavior; and other tasks as are identified within assigned students’ IEPs. Special Education Paraprofessionals may be assigned to work with students who have special healthcare/medical needs, have behavior intervention plans or require other forms of specialized care. Assists teachers by working with individual students or small groups, and performing related work as assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Teacher and the general direction of the building Principal. 

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. 
 Ability to attain Highly Qualified Status within the first 6 months of employment

Working Conditions:  Duties are generally performed in a typical classroom and or resource room settings where there are minimal environmental hazards and risks. Employee(s) may be exposed to some disagreeable conditions involving human/student contact, verbal outbursts, physical aggression, exposure to body fluids and the like when assisting in daily living skills. Occasional lifting/restraining students. Occasional exposure to airborne pathogens.

Application Procedure:
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