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Paraprofessional (SpEd) - Athlos Academy of St. Cloud

Posted on 9/1/2017 11:20:07 AM

Listing expires 9/29/2017

(ADA/Text Version)


Position: Special Education Paraprofessional

Reports to: Lead School Administrator and Special Education Teachers

Start Date: September 2017

Minimum Qualifications Required:

Education: High School Diploma

Experience Required: Classroom experience preferred

Certification Required: Two-year post-secondary education or completion of Para Pro

Characteristics of the Successful Candidate:

·         Growth mindset

·         Reflective practitioner

·         Innovative

·         Creative problem solver

·         Willing to take risks

·         Highly organized

·         Effective at time management

·         Seeks out professional learning

·         Willing to continue to learn and try new strategies/ protocols

·         Willing to plan and work collaboratively with a team

·         Able to build relationships with students from a variety of backgrounds

·         Good communicator and active listener

Job Duties:

1.       Assists with management of student behavior and discipline, primarily for students with disabilities.

2.       Uses the classroom management plan consistent with an assigned teacher’s techniques and school-wide standards.

3.       Assists with student discipline including removal of disruptive students from class and escorting to office.

4.       Undergoes training in managing the behavior of students per IEP requirements.

5.       Helps supervise students in all areas of the school including pick-up/drop-off, recess, lunch, etc.

6.       Assists teachers with classroom instruction as assigned (individualized instruction, small groups, etc.)

7.       Helps teachers accommodate all students with IEPs.

8.       Communicates student needs to general and special education teachers when appropriate.

9.       Provides performance measurements to classroom teaching mentor to help with student progress.

10.   Potentially meets with parent/guardians to discuss students’ needs and progress.

11.   Other duties as assigned.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, three letters of recommendation and a copy of related certifications to Polly Jaeger at: pjaeger@athlosstcloud.org