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Special Education Educational Assistant - St. Francis ISD 15

Posted on 5/16/2017 4:23:16 PM

Listing expires 6/13/2017

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Date of Availability: 09/05/2017
Date Closing: 05/30/2017

Type of Employment Available: Educational Assistant/Special Education E.A.

Location: St. Francis High School

Start Date: September 5, 2017

Hours/Days: This position is 7.0 hours per day, Monday through Friday. The duty day is 7:15am to 2:45pm (includes a duty free ½ hr lunch). This position follows the school district student contact calendar (171 workdays in a school year).

Salary/Wages: $13.16 to $14.96 per hour based on the current B22 salary schedule. (Educational Assistant Work Agreement)

Overview of the Position:

School is challenging for all students. Many students in our schools face additional challenges due to some type of disability, which may be physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral. These challenges may require explicit instruction in the area of vocational/work skills in order to promote success and independence in the workplace. This particular Educational Assistant position will be responsible for the daily operations of our PAES Lab (simulated work experience that encourages career exploration and promotes independence, problem solving and higher order thinking skills) under the direction and supervision of licensed teachers. All job specific training will be provided by the district at no cost to the employee.

District Mission Statement:

"Our mission is to equip all students with the knowledge and skills to empower them to achieve their dreams and full potential while becoming responsible citizens in a dynamic world.”


  • Have a desire to work in a school setting with students with learning challenges.

  • Be willing/able to learn about a variety of disabilities and the educational strategies and techniques to assist students to be successful in the workplace. Ability to work with students who may exhibit academic, social and behavioral challenges.

  • High School diploma (or equivalent) is required. Additional coursework in child development and/or experience in working with children/young adults is preferred.

Summary of Duties:

  • Under the direction of the work experience coordinator, provide assistance to students with disabilities as they access the PAES Lab throughout the day.

  • Assist in the day to day operations of the PAES Lab (monitoring/organizing supplies, coordinating the schedule, etc.).

  • Collect and record data pertaining to the successes and challenges of students working in the PAES Lab.

  • Collaborate with the work experience coordinator to facilitate student success in the PAES Lab.

  • Depending on specific duty assignment, this position may also require:

    • proper lifting/transferring of students

    • implementation of sensory or behavior plans  

    • assisting students with personal cares and skills of daily living

Job Description:  Educational Assistant-Special Services

Application Procedure: To apply for this or any of our positions within the school district, visit our website to apply online. Be sure to indicate the specific JobID listed at the top of this page.

For more information about this Educational Assistant position, you can also contact AnnaRae Klopfer (Special Education Supervisor) at 763-753-7014; or Heidi Robinson (Special Education Work Experience Coordinator) at 763-213-1622.  

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