ParaPro (SPED Learning Center)

Location
Rapid City, SD, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 25, 2020
Ref
200825001
Position Information:

Listing ID:
200825001

Position:
Paraprofessional

Assignment:
ParaPro (SPED Learning Center)

Location:
North Middle

Group:
Paraprofessional

Job Type:
Permanent Assignment

Grade To:
Paraprofessionals

Salary Matrix:
20 HRLY

Step Range:
1 - $13.10 to 3 - $15.15 (hourly)

Employment Type:
Full Time

Job Descriptions:
SPED Learning Center (Attachment) View

Application Deadline:
Until Filled

Position Overview:
THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA REQUIRES ALL PARAPROFESSIONALS TO PROVIDE PROOF OF 48+ ACCREDITED COLLEGE CREDITS OR SUCCESSFUL PARA PRAXIS SCORE RESULTS. Offers may be rescinded if educational requirements are not met. Contact Katie Lindwurm

Starting rate: $13.10 per hour DOE

As a special education paraprofessional, you serve as a teacher assistant and work with students who have special needs. Your primary responsibilities are making learning opportunities accessible to all students and helping the teacher with classroom management. Your job duties are to supervise students with special needs, provide those students with extra assistance and support during lessons, and assist teachers with instruction and administrative tasks like grading, recording documentation about student behavior and progress both socially and educationally, and participating in meetings.

Conditions of Employment:
  1. Do you meet the requirement of two years post high school education or higher, 48 credits, or have passed a standardized test approved by the state of South Dakota (ParaProfessional test)?


General Questions:
  1. Please list any honors, awards or distinctions you have earned:
  2. Please list any special courses, seminars, and/or training you have completed relating to your ability to perform a position.
  3. Give an example of a specific problem you have solved and the process used.
  4. To comply with state guidelines, 48 or more passing college credits and/or a passing paraprofessional exam is required. Prior to your first day of employment, we will need a transcript to verify the educational requirements. Please indicate below the education you possess:


Position Overview:

Our Vision - Building Tomorrow's Community through Inspiration. Innovation, and Excellence.

Our Mission - Challenge, engage, and empower students to thrive in their future in a diverse world.

To view the RCAS Elementary, Middle, and High School Handbooks, go to https://goo.gl/4ioYc3

Evaluation: Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board of Education's policy.

Please note: All offers of employment are conditional upon verification of necessary credentials and successful background/reference check.

Thank you for your interest in the Rapid City Area Schools - we look forward to hearing from you!

Benefits:
The Rapid City Area School District is proud to offer a strong benefits package to supplement employee wages.

Core Benefits --- Qualifying employees are eligible to receive a combined medical/life insurance and dental offering. Health coverage is provided through Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Life Insurance is offered through Unum, with $10,000 in basic life coverage and $20,000 for instances of accidental death and dismemberment. Delta Dental is the District's carrier for dental insurance. The District also supports healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA) through WageWorks.

Retirement --- The school district offers an outstanding retirement package through South Dakota Retirement Services (SDRS). In response to the mandatory 6% employee contribution, qualifying employees will receive an additional 6% of their wage contributed to a retirement account on their behalf each pay-date. Additionally, employees may participate in the SDRS Supplemental Plan 457B to contribute for pre or post tax dollars to retirement.

Additional Benefits --- We encourage employee wellbeing by offering an annual Wellness Screening to our staff, which includes flu shots and testing that provides team members with important data on their health status. The District also offers various discounts to local gyms and other wellness vendors. An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is supported through UNUM/Lifebalance, allowing our team members to contact skilled support specialists for everything from therapy referrals to financial counseling.

Attachments:
Transcripts*
Reference Letter 1
Reference Letter 2
Reference Letter 3

References:
General Reference Check Form: 3 of 5 external references required.

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