Summary

Paraprofessional | Special Education Paraprofessional | District Wide

Description

Eden Prairie Schools, home of the Eagles, is an incredible place for students to learn and grow. This district has enjoyed a long-standing reputation of excellence that is built on high expectations for our students and staff.  We believe it is our purpose to create an environment of care and support where each student is inspired every day. We do this best by knowing each of our learners as individuals, recognizing their skills and motivations, and pushing them to excel.
 
More than 8,400 diverse student learners are provided an exceptional educational experience throughout the district’s five Elementary Schools (PreK-5), Spanish Immersion School (PreK-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Transition Program, and K-12 Online School.  Our dedicated staff are caring, knowledgeable and a vital facet of our Eagle Nation. 

Eden Prairie Schools is currently seeking applicants for the position of Special Education Paraprofessional.  
The Special Education Paraprofessional will assist with the special needs student with mobility, self-care, communication, and social interaction needs to maximize participation in classroom activities. 

POSITION:  
 Special Education Behavior Support Paraprofessional (Multiple Positions)

LOCATION:
 Districtwide

CLASSIFICATION:
 MSEA Level 4

RATE OF PAY:
 $23.06 hour

HOURS PER DAY:
 6.5

START & ENDING TIME:
 7:30 am Р2:30 pm

WORKING DAYS PER YEAR:
 178

PAID HOLIDAYS:
 6

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:

  • Demonstrated communication skills,¬†
  • patience and flexibility,¬†

  • able to problem solve,¬†

  • ability to maintain confidentiality,¬†

  • sensitivity to the needs of special needs children,¬†

  • effective interpersonal skills,¬†

  • organizational skills, and¬†

  • basic computer proficiency.¬†

  • Pass pre-work screen to determine essential physical requirements.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience working with students with significant social, emotional, and behavioral needs

  • Experience with conflict resolution, positive peer interactions and providing clear directions in an education setting¬†

  • Experience collecting data that is shared with a student‚Äôs IEP team to make programming decisions

  • Experience working with Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSP), and Emergency Procedures Plans including the use of Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) strategies preferred.

TESTING REQUIRED:
All job offers from Eden Prairie Schools are conditioned upon passing a pre-employment criminal background check and ISD 272 School Board approval.  Offers for these positions will also be conditioned upon passing a pre-employment physical physical abilities test.

This position will remain open for 30 days or until filled; however, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by the review date, which will begin on July 31, 2023.

APPLY ON-LINE:   WWW.EPJOBS.ORG
EDEN PRAIRIE SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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