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A Special Education Paraprofessional at Northpoint Elementary School, helping primarily support students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in grades K-4.
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to…
under the supervision of a licensed Special Education staff, implementing Individual Education Plans (IEPs), customized and personalized for students;
having the ability and passion to work with students with disabilities;
working comfortably with students in individual, small group, and large group environments, in both general and special education settings;
working effectively with an interdisciplinary team, while having the ability to work independently;
working with school staff to provide support to students, in collaboration with teachers; and
participating in, and providing information for, team meetings related to student success and next actions.
Necessary qualifications include...
holding either a high school diploma or a GED certificate;
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 receiving a passing score on the ParaPro Assessment;The ParaPro Assessment is available in the Human Resources Office and can be taken after a job offer is obtained, contact Human Resources 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; and
demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills in working with students, families, and community representatives, and in collaborating with school personnel.
There are physical demands to this position, including...
being able to lift 40 pounds;
frequent bending and/or twisting; and
possibly physically restraining students
Reasonable accommodations may be made to help individuals with disabilities perform the essential functions listed above.
Per the paraprofessional salary schedule.
District Application Guidelines
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 contact Cyndi Steinke, Management Assistant - Student Support Services, at [email protected] or 763-600-5081.
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