Associate Educator - Bilingual Oromo- Anne Sullivan

Minneapolis, MN, US
Jan 13, 2021
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Job Title: Associate Educator - Bilingual Oromo- Anne Sullivanand Requisition ID number: 71786
Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled
Organizational Unit: Anne Sullivan (10000186)
Site: Anne Sullivan (0193)
FTE: 0.75 FTE / 30 hours/week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Union: ESP(28)
Functional Area: Paraprofessional
Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.

This position requires candidate who is BILINGUAL inEnglish and Oromo

With minimal supervision, this position will collaboratewith licensed school personnel to support the District's student achievement goals, discipline, and behavior policies, as well as to assistteachers. Independently, the incumbent hired will implementa variety of student, family, community services, and educational programs in support of district cultural diversity goals. She or he will also serve as a liaison between the students, family, community, and the school.

- Acquiring knowledge of the goals of the school's Improvement Plan and MPS' Acceleration 2020-2021
- Promotingculturally and linguistically responsive practices.
- Assisting teachers and staff in educational functions and other services to maintain a safe, diverse, and productive learning environment; working with students to reinforce classroom learning, educational programs and improve personal skills.
- Assisting students in learning processes; reinforcingpositive behavior;providingindividual instruction; andencouragingsocialization and positive communication.
- Monitoring and supervisingstudent activities; promotingrespect;supporting diversity; explaining social norms and disciplinary consequences;de-escalating personal confrontations;and enforcing District policies and rules of conduct.
- Monitoring students, and recording data for academic and behavioral assessments; maintaining files and keepingrecords of student progress and activities;and assuringall required written reports are completed and submitted.

Classroom Support : Assisting licensed staff in classrooms to maintain a positive learning environment and reinforce classroom learning.

60semester or 90quarter college credits.
A high school diploma/GED and apassing score of at least 460on the ParaPro Assessessment. (For more information on the ParaPro Assessment, contact Educational Testing Service at 1-800-772-9476 or
2years of experience working with children. Additional education or training may substitute for experience, at the discretion of Human Resources.

BILINGUAL inEnglish and Oromo

- Associate's degree in education, child development, parent education or a related area.
- Educational background to assist site staff in the provision of health, education or other services.
- Knowledge of, and experience with, cultural differences.
- Knowledge of early childhood development.
- The ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with students and their families, especially with related program needs.
- Ability to work effectively in collaboration with others to assist families in connecting to community servicers that will support their child and family.
- Ability to act in a leadership role and independently initiate and follow through on tasks under minimal supervision.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Proven community collaboration in large urban environment.

First Aid, CPR, AED and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training may be required.

A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree, and working with special needs children. Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 pounds. It will require the a bility to manage student behavior with the physical capacity to work directly with and supervise students.

Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.


Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

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