Independent School District 279 ESP - Instructional - Temporary in Osseo, Minnesota

Hours: 6 hours/day; 5 days/week Description: INSTRUCTIONAL PARAPROFESSIONAL PRIMARY FUNCTION: Assist the classroom teacher with instructional tasks, working directly and indirectly with students. These tasks will constitute the major portion of the para time. ILLUSTRATED DUTIES: The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental job duties: Prepare charts, displays, bulletin boards and other instructional tools. Assist in general classroom operational procedures such as setting up and operating audiovisual equipment, setting up physical education equipment, preparing and setting up art supplies. Locate/organize supplementary audiovisual print and manipulate materials for use with individual student, small group or classroom instruction. Work directly with students individually or in small groups on academic and motor or social skills, e.g., math, science, English, color recognition, decision making, self-esteem building, etc. Assist students and teachers in large group activities/projects such as art, physical education, dramatics. Seek out special instructional materials to assist with students having particular learning problems, e.g., separate math skill worksheet, not a part of teacher's curriculum. Type on word processor worksheets, tests, or various instructional material; duplicate and assemble. Prepare requisition forms for lab supplies, e.g., cylinders, distilled water; records and maintain inventory. Correct tests via computer. Record results in grade books. Set up lab equipment for student use; inform students of appropriate handling and safety. Perform other duties as assigned by principal or designee. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent; post secondary education preferred SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES: Demonstrable ability to work with children. Human Relations: Helping and serving. Computer and word processing experience helpful. Job Type: Part-time, school year - Temporary approximately March 16, 2018 through May 4, 2018 (30 days after start date) Bargaining Unit: Educational Support Professionals Salary Range: Per Contract The School District prohibits discrimination against any student or employee who is a member of a class protected by the Minnesota Human Rights Act, such as race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status, or status with regard to public assistance or disability.