Centrally located less than 25 miles northwest of Maple Grove and 30 miles southeast of Saint Cloud, Monticello is home to six brick and mortar schools and two nature based facilities serving more than 4,000 students annually. Monticello consistently ranks in the top 50 school districts in the state as measured by a number of organizations and metrics, and performs above the state average in graduation rates, test scores, and early college opportunities.

1:1 Student Specific – Health Office Assistant
Sherburne and Northern Wright Special Education Cooperative
2022-23 School Year
Starting at 5.5 hrs per day, 4 days/week; with potential to increase to 8 hrs/day, 5 days per week

Job Summary:
The Sherburne and Northern Wright Special Education Cooperative serves students from our member districts of Becker Public Schools, Big Lake Public Schools, and Monticello School District. Students in our programs have been referred to us by their home districts due to needing extra support not available in the general education setting.  Our programs support students with a variety of disabilities including significant social, emotional, complex health and academic learning challenges. The 1:1 Student Specific Health Office Assistant facilitates and promotes health and safety; intervenes with actual and potential health problems; performs health care assessments and interventions; facilitates the District’s compliance with mandatory responsibilities related to health; intervenes directly with assigned students for all activities of the students day; supports/provides the administration of medication; completes requirements related to Third Party (MA)  Billing; and collaborates with others professionals to address student health and educational needs. 

Education & Qualifications Requirements:

  • License as a Licensed Practical Nurse OR Registered Nurse from Minnesota Board of Nursing.
  • Current CPR certification for the Healthcare Professional and current First Aid certification.

Essential Skills:

  • Use flexible thinking and adaptability to address student needs and responds calmly during crisis situations, when necessary. 
  • Coordinate services and supports with internal and outside providers.
  • Experience/comfort with providing complex medical cares to students in the school environment (suctioning, trach care, tube feeding, etc) -will train if needed
  • Effective communication and teaming skills, both verbally and in writing, with students, parents, teachers, administrators, community and staff
  • Establishes a culture for learning by supporting the mission, beliefs and the strategic plan of the district
  • Maintain confidentiality of information about students, staff and families
  • Experience working with diverse students and families – experience/training with CLR (Culturally Linguistically Responsive) methods preferred

Apply online at Monticello Schools Employment Opportuntiies.