Meeker & Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938
Date Posted: 6/6/2022
Position Title: Special Education Paraprofessional – Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52
Assignment Location: STEP at the MAWSECO Education Center, Howard Lake, MN
Hours per Day: 7
Schedule: 177 day contract per school calendar
Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2022
Salary: Placement per the MSEA contract for Paras, based on applicable experience
The Special Education Paraprofessional works with students assigned to the special education program or service, under the direction of the licensed staff and performs duties to support the program in general. This includes, but is not limited to providing data-driven instructional support, personal care and behavioral assistance to students with special needs. Depending on student needs, responsibilities and duties may involve assisting and guiding students daily living skills, implementing behavior plans and /or monitoring and enforcing appropriate skills in accordance with instructional lesson plans and student Individualized Education Plans (IEP).
STEP (Student Transitioning in Educational Programming) is an educational program for young adults ages 18-21 with special needs. It is a community-based special education program emphasizing work experience and independent living skills. The 18-21 year old program services students who have completed high school requirements but are in need of extended schooling in two of the transition areas listed: Independent Living; Employment; Post Secondary Education and Training. The program was designed to meet these needs in the least restrictive, age appropriate environment.
MAWSECO is an agency of seven-member school districts (Annandale, Dassel-Cokato, Delano, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, Litchfield, Maple Lake and Rockford) that have joined together to provide services in the area of special education. The mission of the Cooperative is to provide quality special education leadership, services, and support to its seven-member school districts’ staff, students and families as well as other agencies/districts that purchase its services. The MAWSECO central office is located in Howard Lake, MN which is west of the metro and south of St. Cloud.
HOW TO APPLY:
Meeker and Wright Special Ed Coop #938 utilizes an online application system. Please visit the site to apply: https://www.applitrack.com/mawseco/OnlineApp/
If you have questions or concerns regarding the application process, please contact Heidi Hennen (320) 543-1122 ext: 2105 or email at: [email protected]
Contact Jill Sundblad, Assistant Director of Alternative Programs phone (320) 212-8213 or email at: [email protected]
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent
Requires a MN driver’s license or evidence of equivalent mobility
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