Website South St. Paul Public Schools
ffective immediately, the Human Resources Department will accept online applications for the position of Student Support Assistant at our Middle School for the 2022-23 school year. This position will work 6.5 hours per day plus half hour duty-free lunch, Monday – Friday, school days only. Salary is $19.68 per hour based on the 2021-23 Master Agreement between SSP #6 and Educational Support Professionals Local No. 7312.
Reports to: Building Administrator
Under the direction of the building/department administration and/or guidance from the Student Support Specialist, supervise students in various settings and assist with managing student behaviors under established rules, policies and procedures.
Assist proactively with implementing individual student behavior plans.
Support managing student conflicts and behavior issues pre-emptively.
Record and manage student behavioral data.
Respond to unexpected situations as needed.
Provide overall supervision to groups or individual students.
Utilize positive behavior strategies and de-escalation techniques with students.
Be a positive role model for respectful behavior and problem solving strategies.
Communicate with students and staff in a positive and supportive manner.
Help to create and maintain positive, safe environments throughout the school building and school grounds (i.e. gym, lunchroom, classroom, hallways, playground).
Cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with all students, staff, families and community members.
Adhere to staff and program guidelines and district procedures and policies.
Demonstrated prompt, regular and reliable attendance
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Associate Degree or equivalent
Experience working with students in a school setting
Trained in Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS), behavior support, crisis prevention intervention preferred
Trained in restorative justice practices preferred
Excellent communication skills
Ability to create and maintain positive relationships and collaborate well with others
Ability to de-escalate situations and solve problems
Ability to understand and follow data privacy rules and regulations related to students and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to perform computer functions, including the use of Google apps, email, Internet navigation and Microsoft Office
$19.68 per hour
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