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Special Education Paraprofessional - MTS Secondary

Posted on 8/31/2017 9:15:00 AM

Listing expires 9/28/2017

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Date of Availability: September 11, 2017

Position: Special Education Paraprofessional 

MTS Secondary special education paraprofessionals work closely with teachers, parents and providers to create opportunities for student success through small group and one-on-one learning.

MTS Secondary serves students in grades 7-12 in the Minnesota Transitions Charter School community: https://mtcs.org/site/  

During the 2017-18 school year, MTS Secondary is integrating digital and online resources into the special education classroom through SmartPanel projection boards, ChromeBook touch devices, and digital content paired with student specific curriculum and the Nurtured Heart Approach to enrich the options teachers and paraprofessionals have to increase student learning. If you are looking for something different -- to be part of a small learning community that empowers teachers and paraprofessionals with the freedom to use technology, be creative, build meaningful relationships, and blend strategies to meet student needs -- MTS Secondary is where you want to be! 

Our core purpose is to empower each student and ensure that all students acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to experience success in their future.

Core Values
We hold ourselves and our students accountable to demonstrate these core values:

Show consideration for self, others and property

Carry out obligations in a dependable manner
Acknowledge the consequences and rewards of one’s choices 
Contribute to society

Recognize and honor the dignity of each individual
Celebrate differences among culture, gender and ability
Work cooperatively with others and resolve conflicts

Display honesty, perseverance, confidence and pride
Be trustworthy
Show the courage of your convictions

Show empathy, generosity, kindness, patience and sensitivity

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent with 2 years of experience working with children, preferably children with disabilities, and demonstrate highly qualified status; or AA degree with 1 year of experience working with children preferably children with disabilities. 

Compensation: $20/hr.; medical, dental, and life insurance; PERA (retirement) 

Minnesota Transitions Charter School (MTCS) does not discriminate in employment or in any of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, age or genetic information.  


To apply, email a letter of application, resume, and letters of reference to:
Christine Schnaser, MTS Secondary Director