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Support Staff/Educational Support Professionals
Palmer Lake Elementary
Job summary: Assist the classroom teacher with instructional tasks, working directly with a student. These tasks will constitute the major portion of the para time. Temporary Instructional ESP in a Kindergarten Grade Classroom 1 to 1.
Responsibilities and tasks include:
Work directly with the student individually or in small groups on academic and social skills, e.g., math, science, English, decision making, self-esteem building, etc.
Assist student with self regulation skills.
Assist students and teachers in large group activities/projects.
Seek out special instructional materials to assist with students having particular learning problems, e.g., separate math skill worksheet.
Type on word processor worksheets, tests, or various instructional material; duplicate and assemble.
Perform other duties as assigned by principal or designee.
Minimum qualifications include:
Applicants must be Highly Qualified – Applicants meet the Highly Qualified requirement if they have:Two years of study at an institution of higher education; Minnesota’s standard; A minimum of 60 semester credits or the amount required to complete two years of full-time enrollment as determined by the institution attended OR
An Associate’s (or higher) degree; Minnesota’s standard: An AA, AS, AAS, (or higher) degree OR
Received a passing score on the ParaPro Assessment within 30 days of your start date, working in a Title I school must be Highly Qualified in accordance with MDE.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities include:
Persons employed shall have the skills needed to perform tasks and work with children, staff and parents.
Must have physical capability to lift and attend to physical needs of students as required.
Participation in district training program prior to and during employment.
Demonstrable ability to work with children.
Computer and word processing experience helpful.
Salary: View Classification II (2) salary grid on page 4, section 1 on Educational Support Professional contract
Work schedule: 6 hrs/day (temporary)
Job type or FTE: Temporary Instructional ESP in a Kindergarten Classroom 1 to 1. Position end date, April 16, 2024.
Bargaining unit: Educational Support Professional
Osseo Area Schools offers:
Meaningful and impactful work
Opportunities to grow professionally
A variety of benefits
Mentorship programs for teachers and educational support professionals
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Osseo Area School District ISD 279 is an Equal Opportunity, and veteran-friendly employer.
Osseo Area School District ISD 279 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Osseo Area School District is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the district and strongly encourages persons to apply who can strengthen our diversity. For more information, view the District’s Equal Opportunity and Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Violence Policy.
Veteran’s Preference: If you are an eligible veteran, please submit a legible copy of your DD214 with your application.
Accommodation: If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please email Human Resources at [email protected] or call 763-391-7007.
Background Check Upon Conditional Offer:
Background checks are conducted upon receiving a conditional offer. Employees must complete a background check and are responsible for the background fee. A passing background is required. Criminal convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
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