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Associate Educator- Classroom Support- Bilingual Somali or Spanish- Page Middle

Company name
Minneapolis Public Schools

Location
Minneapolis, MN, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Bilingual, Education

Posted on
Jan 04,2019

Valid Through
Apr 19,2019

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Job Title: Associate Educator- Classroom Support- Bilingual Somali or Spanish- Page Middle and Requisition ID number: 58261

Close Date: 11:59 PM on 01/09/2019

Organizational Unit: Page Middle School (10000903)

Site: Page Middle (0323)

FTE: 87.50 FTE; 35 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.

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*Somali or Spanish Language Proficiency Required*

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.

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.

CLASS DESIGNATIONS

Bilingual - {Hmong-Oromo-Somali-Spanish}: Assist licensed staff as an interpreter to facilitate the provision of health, education, or other services to non-English speaking, limited English speaking and/or bilingual/bicultural community members.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

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. Additional education or training may substitute for experience, at the discretion of Human Resources. Related experience may also be considered, at the discretion of Human Resources.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Associate's degree in Education or a related field.

Experience working with 5-8 grade students in a urban setting.

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.

Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On 01/09/2019 | Page Middle School (10000903) | Page Middle (0323) | Paraprofessional

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Minneapolis Public Schools
Website : http://www.mpls.k12.mn.us/

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We exist to ensure that all students learn. We support their growth into knowledgeable, skilled and confident citizens capable of succeeding in their work, personal and family lives into the 21st century. Vision Every child college and career ready