TYPE OF POSITION: M-F, 6.0 - 6.75 hours per day, pending location Hours may vary based on program needs REPORTS TO: Building Principals, immediate supervisor SUPERVISION: None QUALIFICATIONS: Required - High School Diploma or G.E.D. Diploma - Highly Qualified status - HQ status as defined by one of the following standards: - 60 semester college credits with a G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher - ParaPro exam (passing score of 460 or higher, http://www.ets.org ) - Portfolio (Para elink completion of modules with accompanying portfolio documenting competencies, http://ici.umn.edu/elink/index.html ) Preferred - Similar job related experience - Bilingual POSITION SUMMARY: The Special Education Paraeducator is responsible for assisting teaching personnel or special services staff in the supervision and instruction of special education students, performing classroom clerical tasks, assisting students by meeting special health care needs and developing student’s daily living and behavioral skills. SALARY: $15.95/hr (starting salary for new hires) APPLICATION PROCESS: Online application, www.isd742.org , attach documentation supporting HQ status ESSENTIAL DUTIES: - Assist in the implementation and follow through of educational programs developed through the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process - Assist students with feeding, lifting/positioning, bathroom needs, personal hygiene, and swimming; along with personal care accommodations, such as nebulizing, catheterizing and suctioning - Assist with student physical and behavioral management, including removing or restraining students for disruptive behavior - Supervising/assisting students during instructional and non-instructional activities - Maintaining awareness and observing student’s activities/actions; assessing behavior including communicating rules, expectations and consequences - Promote School District rules, policies, procedures, Mission Statement and Core Values - Assists in the development and maintenance of a positive learning environment - Adhere to federal, state and district student data confidentiality and privacy laws - Observe, monitor, and communicate student progress to teachers - Performing record keeping and clerical functions to support the administrator or teacher - Other duties as assigned PHYSICAL FACTORS: - The ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time; may be exposed to adverse weather - Frequent: walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing - Light Work: exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment. Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement. Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work. It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.
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