Support Staff | Specialized Paraprofessional | Transition 2 Success | Available: August 2023


Position Type: Specialized Paraprofessional @ T2Success Program (1.0FTE)

Location:  ZED Building located in Kasson, MN (just opened in Fall 2022)

Workday/Year:  Monday-Friday; 7:30-3:30 

Duty Days:  181 (approximately)

Starting Date:  August 2023

Closing Date For Applications: Open until filled

  • Are you looking for the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a young adult?
  • Do you have life experiences that you can share with students with disabilities?
  • Are you looking for an employer who values you and looks to support your goals?

If you answered “yes” to any of those questions,¬†Zumbro Education District¬†is looking for you. We currently have offerings for both paraprofessionals and licensed instructors in our¬†Transitions 2 Success¬†program. This program works with young adults ages 18-22 on employment skills, post-secondary training, independent living, and recreation and leisure.¬†
T2S stresses teaming and collaboration, forward thinking, and personal growth. We are looking for reliable, dependable, passionate professionals to help guide our students towards self sufficiency and success in the greater community. 

About Zumbro Education District: ZED is an education district serving six member districts that include Triton, Kasson-Mantorville, Stewartville, Byron, Hayfield, and Blooming Prairie.  ZED offers a wide array of general education and special education services to our member districts (please refer to for details). ZED has been in existence for over 30 years.  **ZED just opened a brand new 61,000-square-foot constructed building for all programs in Kasson (MN) in the 2022-23 school year.   

Job Summary:  .The specialized paraprofessional position is designed to assist in the delivery of educational services to youth identified as students with special needs ages 18-21.  Assistance will be provided on an individualized or small group basis under the direction of a special education licensed teacher. 

Required Qualifications:¬†¬†High School Diploma or equivalent is required.¬† Able to record and¬†summarize data in written form for educational staffings.¬† Prior experience with secondary students with special needs.¬† No prior medical condition which would impair the delivery of services based on the student’s IEP.

Benefits:  ALL ZED paraprofessionals will receive a very competitive pay based on experience with starting wage at $17/hour and  full health benefits

Application Procedures:¬† Please apply online at¬†¬†and under ‚ÄúEmployment.‚ÄĚ If you have any further questions please contact Pat Ames ( or at 507-634-2037. All submitted applications will be kept on file for one year.