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Special Education Paraprofessionals

Nerstand School is hiring two Special Education Paraprofessionals.

Job Summary:

  • Performs tasks within the level of responsibility of position as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement of 48 college semester credits or a two-year degree.  Please include transcript(s) with application.
  • OR completion of the Para Pro test (test available upon job offer). The passing score for the Para Pro Assessment in Minnesota is 460.  Please visit http://www.ets.org/ for more information about the Para Pro test.
  • Experience with behavior management strategies.
  • Data collection
  • Capable of responding to occasional physical behavior.
  • 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. Also the ability to get up and down off of chairs of various heights
  • Willing to be trained in crisis prevention techniques and physical intervention.

 

Required Dispositions:

In addition, the specific skills/educational qualifications for this include:

  • Believes that all students can attain high levels of learning.
  • Takes responsibility for the learning of our students and his/her own performance.
  • Possesses the knowledge and skills to build effective educational experiences that benefit all students.
  • Functions as an effective member of the educational/school team.
  • Won't shy away from today's educational challenges.
  • Utilizes effective interpersonal skills.
  • Works with great integrity.
  • Working with students who have behavioral and or academic challenges.

 

To apply please send a resume and cover letter, along with 3 letters of reference to:

Attn:  Maggie Kiley
Nerstrand School
205 2nd St. South
Nerstrand, MN 55053
maggie@nerstrand.charter.k12.mn.us

 

Deadline to apply is April 20, 2018 or until filled.

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