Paraeducator | Behavior Manager | Snail Lake Education Center - K-Center


Position:  Behavior Manager Paraeducator
Work Schedule:  Monday thru Friday, 6.75 hrs/day with 30 minute unpaid break (7.25 total hrs/day)
Start Date:  September 3, 2024
Pay: $27.53/hour per the paraeducator labor agreement
Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Life and Paid Time Off in accordance with the paraeducator summary of benefits

Required Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED and one of the following:
    • An AA, AS, AAS (or higher) degree, or
    • Two years of post-secondary coursework (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) from an accredited institution of higher education which are applicable toward a bachelors degree, or
    • Passing score of 460 (or higher) on the ParaPro Assessment or a passing score on Paraeducator Online.¬† (For more information on these assessments contact Mounds View Public Schools Community Education at¬† or for information on the¬†ParaPro Assessment, contact Educational Testing Service at 1-800-772-9476 or¬†
  • Must possess and display excellent human relations skills when dealing with staff, students, and¬† community.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • Ability to get along with all types of students and other people and have patience and calm manner¬†in dealing with parents and students.¬†
  • Ability to maintain composure under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to interpret¬†documents, ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations and interpret data related to student¬†performance.
  • Ability to operate a computer and knowledge of multiple software packages.
  • Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education¬†policies.


  • Manage and monitor the behavior of students through programs in conjunction with administration, teachers and the pupil problem solving team.¬† Assist in other student management by facilitating problem solving with students.¬† Individual behavior management programs take priority over all other responsibilities.
  • ¬†Develop, supervise and monitor pro-active individual student behavior management plans.¬†
  • ¬†Meet with all caseload students on a regularly scheduled basis. Collects data, compiles and updates files on all caseload students. Record data regarding the progress of students on their caseloads.
  • ¬†Communicate and confer with teachers, parents, and Pupil Problem Solving Team (PPST) or Pupil Assistance Team (PAT) members regarding behavior of all students on caseload.
  • ¬†Set up and supervise times for providing students with feedback regarding their goals as established according to building and program guidelines.¬† Communicate with parents regarding their student as needed.
  • ¬†Actively participate in pupil problem solving team meetings with the building administrator, school social worker, school psychologist, counselors, and teachers.¬† Collect and share data regarding student progress.
  • ¬†Conduct social skills group or problem solving sessions when deemed necessary and appropriate.
  • ¬†Provide a continuum of support services for students who display difficulty in successfully meeting the behavioral expectations in classrooms, hallways, lunchroom and playground.
  • Restrain student in emergency crisis situations according to district policy and individual learning plans.
  • May supervise students placed in the structured learning center.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.