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Special Education Assistant - Dowling

Minneapolis, MN, United States

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Feb 02,2019

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Job Title: Special Education Assistant - Dowling and Requisition ID number: 58437

Close Date: 11:59 PM on 02/11/2019

Organizational Unit: Dowling Elementary (10000020)

Site: Dowling (0180)

FTE: 30.25 hours/week .7563 FTE; 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.

Following July 15th, current MPS Special Education Assistants are ineligible for voluntary transfers within their job title through the end of the school year. The SEA transfer process for the following school year will reopen in early spring. (MFT #59 Contract Article 20.3)
DCD - Dvelopmentally Cognitively Delayed

POHI - Physically and Other Health Impairments
Resource Intervention - Provide support in the least restrictive environment so that students can be successful in resource settings; ensure that behavior support plans are being implemented with fidelity for students in special education resource settings. Personal transportation is required as position may move from site to site.

* Provide support services to children with moderate to severe disabilities and Assist MPS staff to facilitate educational functions and other services that maintains a safe and productive learning environment, sensitive to the needs and legal rights of Special Education students; work with students to improve personal skills and reinforce classroom learning.

* Assist students in learning processes through reinforcement of positive behavior, individual instruction, socialization and good communications.

* Monitor student activities, promote respect, explain social norms and disciplinary consequences, de-escalate personal confrontations.

* Maintain behavior documentation, written observations and anecdotal information files for Support and Advocacy for Independent Living Program (SAIL), Individualized Education Program (IEP), and Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA).

* Monitor work, correct papers and transition students for medications, meals, buses and classes.

* Attend to and provide for students' daily hygiene, personal and health related cares, as directed by licensed staff. Assist students in community, recreational, school and vocational training. Provide assistance to students in classrooms and after-school programs.
One of the following:

*Associate’s degree or higher in Education or closely related area *Completed 90 quarter or 60 semester college credits from an accredited institution *A passing score of 460 (or higher) on the ParaPro Assessment AND either a high school diploma or a GED certificate (For more information on the ParaPro Assessment, **** or **** AND

Two (2) years of professional experience working with children.

First Aid/CPR/AED, Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training, and Special Education Orientation is required within one year.

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. Eligibility for position is based on passing the required pre-placement exam.
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 **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. 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. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. 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.
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Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On 02/11/2019 | Dowling Elementary (10000020) | Dowling (0180) | Paraprofessional

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