Associate Educator - Classroom - Pratt

Location
Minneapolis, MN, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Ref
72586
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Job Title: Associate Educator - Classroom - Prattand Requisition ID number: 72586
Close Date:11:59 PM on 02/28/2021
Organizational Unit: Pratt Elementary (10000085)
Site: Pratt (0156)
FTE: .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.

SUMMARY
Under general supervision, assists students in school classrooms with educational programs and assignments, provides assistance to Teachers as directed, and assists students with after-school and special education programs, and special events.

Class Options :
  • Classroom Support : Assist licensed staff in classrooms to maintain a positive learning environment and reinforce classroom learning

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Assist teachers and staff in educational functions and other services to maintain a safe, diverse and productive learning environment; work with students to reinforce classroom learning, educational programs and improve personal skills.
Assist students in learning processes; reinforce positive behavior, provide individual instruction, encourage socialization and positive communication.
Monitor and supervise student activities; promote respect, support diversity, explain social norms and disciplinary consequences, de-escalate personal confrontations, and enforce District policies and rules of conduct.
Monitor students, and record data for academic and behavioral assessments; maintain files, and keeps records of student progress and activities; assure all required written reports are completed and submitted.

EDUCATION
AA degree or completion of 90 quarter or 60 semester college credits in Education, Child Development, Behavioral Sciences or educational area related to position assignment OR
A passing score of 460 (or higher) on the ParaPro Assessessment AND either a high school diploma or a GED certificate (For more information on the ParaPro Assessment, contact Educational Testing Service at 1-800-772-9476 or www.ets.org/parapro)
AND
Two years of experience working with children.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Fluent in English and Somali language both written and verbal.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
First Aid, CPR, AED and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training may be required.

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

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
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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