General Education Paraprofessional (part-time)

Job Summary

Educational support, under the supervision of classroom teachers, to children in grades K-5. This position involves working within classrooms and in small groups.


  • Ability and interest with working with a wide range of ages, grades K-5.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work as a cooperative team member.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Regular, on-time attendance is required.
  • Physical requirement: must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Stooping and bending required. Being able to sit in various size chairs. Ability to walk one mile or more (we walk to the Big Woods State Park twice a year).

Required Dispositions

  • Contribute to a healthy learning environment by modeling behavior expectations for social interactions
  • Believes that all students can attain high levels of learning.
  • Takes responsibility for the learning of our students and his/her own performance.
  • Functions as an effective member of the educational/school team.
  • Utilizes effective interpersonal skills
  • Works with great integrity
  • Develop professionally and be involved by participating in workshops, in-services and staff development opportunities, staff meetings, and attending special events
  • Understand and fulfill all aspects of school policies and procedures as outlined in the Nerstrand Program Handbook
  • Avail oneself of technology opportunities for skill advancement
  • To conduct yourself professionally and respect the privacy of all of our students.
  • To use the proper channels when communicating questions or concerns. (i.e. Director and/or Special Education Teacher)

How to apply

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