OUR MISSION: To equip every student with the knowledge, life skills, and global perspectives to contribute to society and respond to the needs of an ever-changing world.

 We believe that:

  •  Relationships thrive when there is mutual respect and trust.
  • Honoring each person’s intrinsic value enhances our community.
  • Our diverse community strengthens our collective power. 
  • Caring relationships with high expectations are essential to reaching one’s higher potential. 
  • Life-long learning is vital for personal fulfillment, opportunity and success. 
  • Everyone is responsible and accountable for equity.
  • Partnerships among students, families, schools and community benefit all. 

Job Summary:  Under general supervision, serves as an assistant and resource to teachers in the supervision, teaching, observation, and training of students, helping students to learn the English language. EL EAs assist and engage in the preparation and assembling of teaching materials and do other related work as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports classroom teachers in the delivery of instructional program to English Language Learners; communicates with student in student’s primary language as required.
  • Assists and works independently in maintaining order among students in the classroom and on school grounds.
  • Assists and engages in the preparation of teaching materials; assists with cumulative and other record keeping.
  • Assists with student records as directed by a teacher and/or administrator.
  • Attends to English Language Learners physical and emotional needs in the classroom; under direction of professional staff, provides guidance and referral to appropriate agencies.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of books and teaching aids.
  • Confers as needed with teachers concerning programs and material to meet the needs of English Language Learners; may participate in student related conferences, school-parent meetings, telephone communications, and home visits.
  • Supervises groups of students in the library/media center or in other special activities.
  • Assists with various classroom projects.
  • May travel from site to site and/or room to room to provide services for English Learners.
  • Under appropriate supervision, conducts the activities of the classroom.
  • Attends to other English Learners school needs such as: arranging transportation, making conference appointments, assisting with completing forms and applications.
  • Translates written materials relating to the educational program of English Learners being assisted.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Associates Degree or 60 credits graduate level; Experience working as an educational or teacher’s assistant, paraprofessional, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Pay and Benefits: Start at $14.56/ hour, more based on qualifications.  Benefits based on the contract
Duty Days: 171 duty days (school year position), 6.5 hours/day

Why Choose BCCS?

  • Health Insurance Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA/VEBA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Supplemental Life and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Full service community school
  • Vital Worklife: Supportive counseling and coaching
  • Staff Wellness Opportunities: Annual benefits fair, wellness challenges and campaigns, free yoga and personal trainer sessions
  • NeoPath Health Clinic: Free, onsite medical care to help you improve your overall health and wellness.  The clinic offers all of the primary care services you would expect from a family physician/general practitioner.

 We’re not a community on the fringe, we’re a community moving toward a center. Moving in unison with a shift in cultural expectations.  Our voice and achievement will not be disqualified, we’re moving toward a change in history and hearts.  
Standing FRONT AND CENTER so we are seen and heard.
Application Process:
Please select this link to learn more about Brooklyn Center Community Schools: https://www.bccs286.org/
Please select this link to apply online:   https://www.applitrack.com/brooklyncenterschools/onlineapp/

Brooklyn Center Community Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. Brooklyn Center Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, gender identity and expression, disability, age, or status.