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Paraprofessional, Grade 10, Full Time (1.0), Twin Cities Academy

Posted on 5/16/2017 9:28:32 AM

Listing expires 6/13/2017

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Twin Cities Academy - Creating A Higher Standard of Academic Excellence
Job Description
Twin Cities Academy school is seeking a 1:1 paraprofessional (1.0 FTE) for the 2017-2018 year. This is a salaried position with benefits.

Required: High school degree. Lifting requirements to assist with adaptive equipment. Ability to work with a team. Strong communication. Please see additional details below.
Position Description
This 1:1 position will entail working with a student with cerebral palsy and will require training prior to the student beginning in our program. The position may include, but is not limited to the following: Lift, move, and operate adaptive equipment.  Assist students with personal care tasks, including but not limited to, lavatory, clothing, hygiene, diapering, toileting, and wash-up routines.   Assist students with mobility needs such as, lifting and positioning students, lifting in and out of wheelchairs; loading and unloading on the bus; transporting students in and around the school and on field trips.

Institution Description
Twin Cities Academy High School is an urban, college preparatory, public charter school located in East Saint Paul. The schools' mission emphasizes academic rigor, leadership development, character building, and community engagement. Twin Cities Academy High School is ranked #1 in the state of Minnesota for closing the achievement gap per the rating (MMR) given by the Minnesota Department of Education for the 2012-2013 school year. We believe that all students should have the opportunity to attend a post-secondary institution after completing their academics at TCAHS. We have a history of success including being designated as a "Reward" school by the Minnesota Department of Education three years in a row and being ranked as one of the best High Schools in Minnesota by US World and News, and #1 in Minnesota (42nd in the Nation) by Newsweek for closing the achievement gap. Please visit the school's website at www.twincitiesacademy.org to learn more about our schools.
We are seeking a committed teacher willing to believe that all students can achieve post-secondary success if properly prepared in high school.
Application Instructions/Comments
Please email a cover letter, resume, and file folder number to hr@twincitiesacademy.org.