Community of Peace Academy is an urban public charter school located on the East Side of St. Paul Minnesota serving nearly 800 students in grades PreK to 12.  We take pride in being a multicultural community of students and staff committed to educating the whole person –  mind, body and will – for peace, justice, freedom, compassion, wholeness and fullness of life for all.   
 
We are seeking a Paraprofessional to assist in Preschool 4 Peace during the 2020-2021 school year, and possibly beyond.  Preschool 4 Peace is an all day, every day Pre-Kindergarten program.  There are two classrooms of 17 students each, and a teacher and paraprofessional in each classroom.  Preschool 4 Peace is a 4 Star Parent Aware rated program.
 
Paraprofessionals work daily when school is in session and are given six paid holidays during the school year.  Other benefits include up to ten sick days per school year, health and dental insurance coverage and a retirement plan.
 
The qualified applicant will possess a strong ability to develop positive rapport with preschool learners of diverse backgrounds, to maintain clear and consistent expectations, to support learning activities and student behavior in with skill and enthusiasm, and to communicate effectively and professionally with team members.  Also, expereince working with special needs populations and/or young children is preferred.