TYPE OF POSITION:
Hourly
Hours may vary based on program needs
 
REPORTS TO:
Director of Early Childhood 
 
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)

 Preferred

  • Similar job related experience
  • Bilingual  

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Instructional Paraeducator is responsible for assisting and encouraging students to learn the specialty under the direction of a professional and to assist students in preparing their lessons for all subject areas when in the classroom, Resource Center, computer lab, etc.

SALARY:
$17.00/hr (starting salary for new hires)

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Online application, www.isd742.org, attach documentation supporting HQ status
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • 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
  • Performing record keeping and clerical functions to support the administrator or teacher
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of a positive learning environment
  • Adhere to federal, state and district student data confidentiality and privacy laws
  • Promote School District rules, policies, procedures, Mission Statement and Core Values
  • Observe, monitor, and communicate student progress to teachers
  • 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.