School Overview Athlos Academy of St. Cloud is a public, tuition-free K-8 charter school. Our school offers a unique approach that empowers students to live fulfilling, responsible, and successful lives by building on our three foundational pillars: Prepared Mind, Healthy Body, and Performance Character. Athlos students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills as well as a broad knowledge base and healthy lifestyle habits. Our school culture celebrates high academic achievement, fosters individual growth in fitness and Performance Character, and promotes regular family engagement. Position: Special Education Paraprofessional Reports to: Department Lead and Case Manager Contract Term: School Months only 8/22/22-6/9/23, Summer School hours available Pay Rate: $20.00/hr $.50 per hour differentials for bilingual paraprofessionals. Minimum Qualifications Required: Education: High School Diploma Experience Required: Classroom experience preferred Certification Required: ParaPro Certification (or willingness to obtain) or 2 years of higher education Preferred Qualification: Ability to speak a foreign language (Somali, Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, etc.) $.50 per hour differentials for bilingual paraprofessionals, and paraprofessionals with either a valid short-call substitute license or a valid teaching license. Characteristics of the Successful Candidate: Growth mindset Reflective practitioner Innovative Creative problem solver Willing to take risks Highly organized Effective at time management Seeks out professional learning Willing to continue to learn and try new strategies/ protocols Willing to plan and work collaboratively with a team Able to build relationships with students from a variety of backgrounds Good communicator and active listener Job Duties: Primary function is intense management of student behaviors. Assists with management of student behavior and discipline, primarily for students with disabilities. Uses the classroom management plan consistent with an assigned teacher’s techniques and school-wide standards. Undergoes training in managing the behavior of students per IEP requirements. Helps supervise students in all areas of the school including pick-up/drop-off, recess, lunch, etc. Assists teachers with classroom instruction as assigned (individualized instruction, small groups, etc.) Helps teachers accommodate all students with IEPs. Communicates student needs to general and special education teachers when appropriate. Provides performance measurements to classroom teaching mentor to help with student progress. Other duties as assigned. To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, three letters of recommendation and a copy of related certifications to Powered by JazzHR
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