Bemidji Schools


Bemidji, MN
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Aug 14, 2020
Job Type
Full Time
Positions may exist for special education paraprofessionals the 2020-2021 school year. These are job level 4 ($19.15-$19.52/hour), school term, variable hours per day positions that assist in the instruction of students.

Positions may be available in the following areas: SPECIAL EDUCATION- candidates must be able to lift, change diapers, assist with special medical procedures and restrain students (training will be provided), students may have individual education plans in regular and special education settings; BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT-candidates should have experience working with children who have behavior and/or emotional problems. Because behavior paraprofessionals may need to physically restrain students on occasion, applicants must be in good physical health and willing to restrain students after receiving training; PARAPROFESSIONAL FOR SEVERE/PROFOUND-persons in these positions work with students that are developmentally handicapped. In addition to assisting with academic instruction, candidates must be able to lift, change diapers, assist with special medical procedures, and restrain students, training will be provided.

To qualify, applicants must have two years of study at an institution of higher education (AA, AS, 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) or a minimum score of 460 on the ParaPro Assessment. Applicants must submit college transcripts or official ParaPro test results to the completed application to be considered for a position.

Go to ParaPro Assessment for more information.

Bemidji Regional Interdistrict Council (BRIC) offers ParaPro testing services. There is a $55.00 testing fee. Contact Sarah at BRIC (218-751-6622) to schedule testing.

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and transcripts to the online application.

Salary and all other working conditions will be in accordance with the employment agreement in effect between ISD #31 and the Bemidji Minnesota School Employees Association.

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