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St Cloud School District 742 Instructional Para - Kindergarten in St. Cloud, Minnesota

TYPE OF POSITION: Hourly Hours may vary based on program needs REPORTS TO: Building Principals, immediate supervisor SUPERVISION: None QUALIFICATIONS: Required High School Diploma or G.E.D. Diploma Highly Qualified status - HQ status as defined by one of the following standards: 60 semester college credits with a G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher ParaPro exam (passing score of 460 or higher, ) Portfolio (Para elink completion of modules with accompanying portfolio documenting competencies, ) Preferred Similar job related experience Bilingual POSITION SUMMARY: This class is the third level in the four level Paraprofessional group. Paraprofessionals within this level include EL/ESL, Instructional, Media and Special Education Paraprofessionals. Paraprofessionals provide assistance to licensed staff throughout the learning environment and, under the direction of the building administrator and/or licensed staff, the paraprofessionals in this level are responsible for assisting students with one-on-one and group defined instructional activities, supporting student needs in preparing their lessons for all subject areas and assisting and supervising students during instructional and non-instructional activities. Paraprofessionals in this level also maintain awareness and observe student's activities/actions, assessing behavior including communicating rules, expectations and consequences. Paraprofessionals in this level may also provide administrative support by performing record keeping and clerical functions supporting the building administrator and/or licensed staff and assist the building administrator and/or licensed staff with educational materials or procedures, cataloging, preparing and/or inventorying materials and supplies. SALARY: $15.95/hr (starting salary for new hires) APPLICATION PROCESS: Online application, , attach documentation supporting HQ status PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain accurate records Communicate with families and public Contribute to the school and district Grow and develop professionally Show professionalism Maintain Confidentiality KNOWLEDGE: Modern office procedures, methods and equipment Basic principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility Basic data collection and documentation skills English language, grammar, and punctuation Basic computer knowledge SKILLS: Using computers and related software applications Operating modern office equipment Compiling and organizing data and information Receiving and processing a variety of documents and information Proofreading typed materials and documents Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, students, supervisor, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction ESSENTIAL DUTIES: All paraprofessionals in this class are responsible for Supervise students and assist during instructional and non-instructional activities Maintain awareness and observe student's activities/actions assessing behavior including communicating rules, expectations and consequences Promotes the mission and values of the School District Assists in the development and maintenance of a positive learning environment Adhere to federal, state and district student data confidentiality and privacy laws Observe, monitor, and communicate student progress to teachers Other duties as assigned Instructional Paraprofessional: The Instructional Paraprofessional is responsible for assisting and encouraging students to learn the specialty under the direction of a professional and to assist students in preparing their lessons for all subject areas when in study hall, Resource Center, and computer lab, etc. Under direction of the building administrator and classroom teacher, assist students with one-on-one and group defined instructional activities May perform record keeping and clerical functions supporting the administrator or te

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