Paraprofessional – Special Education - Red Lake Elementary DCD Program


Independent Schools District No. 38

Red Lake, MN 56671

Position Description: Paraprofessional – Special Education

Assignment: 2013-14 Assignment Red Lake Elementary DCD Program

Supervisor: Assigned special education instructor.

Bargaining Group: Minnesota School Employees Association

Terms: Fulltime – 9 month employee

Position Overview: To provide educational assistance to identified special education students.

Major Position Duties:

1. If assigned to an individual student, the paraprofessional is responsible for implementing the

student’s IEP goals and objectives under the direct supervision of the student’s special education

case manager.

2. If assigned to a general special education class, the paraprofessional is responsible for providing

assistance to a group of students under the direct supervision of the student’s special education

case manager.

3. Student assistance shall include:

a. Tutoring and daily lesson support/help; correcting a student’s work

b. At the direction of the case manager, contact parents for meetings, mail correspondence,

make arrangements for field trips.

c. Assist the case manager or instructor as needed with student behavior, maintain student

behavior point sheets; write up discipline referrals; manage time out with student.

d. Assist in both indoor and outdoor play and sports with students.

e. Escort students to and from classrooms to other locations

f. Personal care as needed.

4. Other responsibilities:

a. Prompt daily attendance at school

b. Lunchroom and bus supervision duty.

c. Filing and duplicating materials.

d. Attendance at IEP staff meetings

5. Other duties as assigned.


1. Associates Degree, 64 college credits or passed Para-pro Exam

2. Confidentiality.

3. Good communication, computer and organizational skills, personal appearance and a cooperative

attitude required.

4. Willingness to assist where needed and the ability to establish good working relationships is


To apply send complete District application, cover letter, resume, and credentials to: Willie Larson,

Business Manager, Red Lake School District #38, PO Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671. Position closes

October 4, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.


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