Meeker & Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938
Date Posted: 2/23/2023
Position Title: Special Education Paraprofessional – Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52
Assignment Location: Village Ranch Alternative Program, Cokato, MN
Hours per Day: 7
Schedule: 177 day contract per school calendar
Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2023
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).
ABOUT VILLAGE RANCH:
Village Ranch Alternative Program (VRAP) is located in Cokato, MN and is an educational facility on the grounds of the Village Ranch, Inc. group home. The educational program provides a flexible, safe environment in which students can experience educational success. Students attending VRAP range from 12-18 years of age and some have pre-identified disabilities in the area of Emotional Behavioral Disorders (EBD) or Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD), or have other learning difficulties. VRAP’s goal is to transition students with academic, behavioral and/or emotional difficulties to successful integration into mainstream educational and/or work opportunities.
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.
Contact Caren Heltne at (320) 286-2922 ext 1100 Cell: (612) 441-0651 or email at: [email protected]
HOW TO APPLY:
If you have questions or concerns regarding the application process, please contact Elizabeth Sullivan (612) 417-6491 or email at: [email protected]
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]
Two year degree or ability to pass the Para Pro test.
Requires a MN driver’s license or evidence of equivalent mobility
Placement per the MSEA contract for Paras / COTAs, based on applicable experience
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