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Behavior Paraprofessional - Spring Lake Park School District 16

Posted on 9/12/2017 1:35:01 PM

Listing expires 10/10/2017

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Date of Availability: As soon as possible
Date Closing: Open Until Filled

About Spring Lake Park Schools
Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools! We are a vibrant school community serving about 5,800 students from the suburbs of Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park, in the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our district purpose -- “High expectations, high achievement for all. No excuses” – provides our focus to meet the unique and varied needs of each student. 
Spring Lake Park Schools is recognized for our commitment to personalized learning, creating a culture of innovation and creativity through human-centered design thinking. We are working to create a system – a culture with a methodology and set of processes – where teachers and staff have the freedom, flexibility and invitation to design new ways of learning centered around deepening student engagement to continuously improve student success.
Position Overview
This position is a behavior paraprofessional.

Primary Responsibilities
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Under the supervision of a behavior specialist, responsible for implementing behaviors plans customized and personalized for students to reinforce preferred behavior
  • Performs general data collection tasks for the purpose of progress monitoring student success
  • The ability and passion to work with students with emotional/behavior issues is essential
  • Comfortable working with students in individual, small group, and large group environments in both general and special education settings
  • Work effectively with an interdisciplinary team and have the ability to work independently
  • Work with school staff to provide behavior support to students in collaboration with teachers
  • Participate in and provide information for team meetings related to student success and next actions.
  • Completed 90 quarter or 60 semester college credits, and/or AA degree in the area of Education, Child Development, Child Psychology, Behavioral Sciences; or area related to position assignment, or passing score on the ParaPro Assessment AND either a high school diploma or a GED certificate. The ParaPro Assessment is available in the Human Resources Office; please contact us with questions at 763-600-5010.
  • Training and experience in the use of computers and other technology equipment
  • Ability to act in a leadership role and independently initiate and follow through on tasks under minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills in working with students, families, and community representatives and in collaborating with school personnel

Per the paraprofessional salary schedule
How to Apply
Applications will be reviewed as received and qualified candidates will be interviewed until the position is filled. 
Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/district16/onlineapp/default.aspx
Only qualified and appropriately licensed individuals will be considered for an interview. 
For any inquiries or questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact Mike Callahan, Director of Student Support Services at mcalla@district16.org.

Spring Lake Park School District 16 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online