Special Education Paraprofessional

Red Lake Schools   Redlake, MN   Full-time     Education
Posted on October 2, 2021
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  • When assigned to an individual student, the paraprofessional is responsible for implementing the student’s IEP goals and objectives under the direct supervision of the directing teacher.  When assigned to a general or special education class, the paraprofessional is responsible for assisting a group of students under the direct supervision of the directing teacher.  Student assistance shall include: 
    1. Tutoring and daily lesson support/help  Managing student behavior; maintaining student behavior point sheets; writing discipline referrals; managing student timeouts; engaging in restrictive procedures in emergency situations  Assisting students in both indoor and outdoor activities, play, and sports  Escorting students to and from classrooms to other locations  Providing personal cares, which may include toileting/diapering and clean-up, showering, feeding, meal prep, and other individualized personal cares as needed  Cuing students in the use of social skills, communication skills, behavioral skills, and/or academic skills  Keeping students focused on and engaged in activities and curriculum  Conduct data collection and data recording activities necessary to support student progress monitoring  As directed by the case manager: Contacting parents for meetings; Mailing correspondence; Making arrangements for field trips 
    Other responsibilities: 
    1. Prompt daily attendance at school  Reinforcing the importance of students’ daily attendance at school  Providing supervision at lunch, recess, and bus loading/drop-off times  Assisting with the organization, correction, and filing of student work  Attending student IEP meetings 
    Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications / Requirements: 

  • Associates Degree, 64 College Credits, -or- Passing Score on Para-Pro Exam  CPI, First Aid, and CPR Training –or- Completion of Required Trainings within 90-Days of Hire  Previous experience working with students with special needs  Ability to Consistently Demonstrate the Following Skills: 
    • Confidentiality  Good communication skills  Basic computer skills  Strong organizational skills  Cooperative attitude  Willingness to assist where needed  Ability to establish good working relationships with peers, supervisors, and students 





  • Paraprofessional demonstrates skills, knowledge, and abilities to competently perform all aspects of the job  Paraprofessional works independently and demonstrates capability as a self-starter  Paraprofessional utilizes appropriate resources to accomplish assigned tasks  Paraprofessional’s work shows appropriate care and attention to detail  Paraprofessional shows continual improvement in his/her work  Paraprofessional shows a willingness to assist others  Paraprofessional shows dedication to work, is dependable and reliable, and adheres to directives from directing teacher and supervisor(s)  Paraprofessional shows adaptability to changes in the work environment or schedule and shows the ability to handle multiple tasks and demands  Student services are implemented as directed  Students in paraprofessional’s care remain safe and engaged in instructional opportunities while making progress toward established IEP goals and objectives 

To apply, send complete District Application, Cover Letter, Resume, and Credentials to:  

Human Resources Coordinator 

Red Lake School District #38 

PO Box 499 

Red Lake, MN 56671. 

*Per School Board Policy, Veterans Preference and Native American Preference apply to this position 

Red Lake Schools

Redlake , MN