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Paraprofessional - Red Lake School District, ISD#38

Red Lake School District, ISD#38

P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671


POSTED: 04/29/2024

Position Description: Paraprofessional

Bargaining Group: Minnesota School Employees Association

Terms: Full Time – 9 month employee

Position Overview: To provide educational assistance to students.

Major Position Duties:

1. Because students rely on paraprofessionals to provide vital services and supports, the primary responsibility for paraprofessionals is to have prompt daily attendance and a caring disposition so that the major position duties can be consistently completed:

a. Behavioral supervision and support for students who demonstrate difficulties with self-regulation and/or appropriate social skills

b. Assistance with student personal cares, including but not limited to:

i. Toileting / Diaper Changing

ii. Washing / Showering

iii. Eating / Feeding Self

iv. Transitioning between spaces or positions

v. Medical Processes such as Tube Feeding, Stretching, Positioning in Walkers/Standers/Chairs, for which specific training has been provided

c. Individual, small group, and large group student supervision, including but not limited to:

i. Lunchroom supervision

ii. Recess supervision

iii. Student work time supervision

iv. Student rest time supervision

v. Escorting students to and from classrooms and other school locations

d. Supports for teaching staff to ensure efficient and effective program operations, including but not limited to:

i. Laminating materials

ii. Duplicating materials

iii. Filing materials

e. Other duties assigned by the principal or designee, such as attendance at staff meetings, preparing and sending mail correspondence, or assisting with field trips

Qualifications / Requirements:

1. Associates Degree, 64 College Credits, or Passing Score on Approved Para Test

2. CPI Training, First Aid, and CPR Training

3. Previous experience working with students identified with developmental delays or disabilities is preferred

4. Ability to maintain confidentiality

5. Good communication, computer, and organizational skills

6. Cooperative attitude and ability to take direction

7. Willingness to assist where needed

8. Ability to establish good working relationships and be a team player

9. Integrate Ojibwe language and culture

Verification of Competency and Application Process:

To apply, send a completed District application including background check form and documentation of college credits or passage of an approved paraprofessional test to:

Human Resources

Red Lake School District #38

PO Box 499

Red Lake, MN 56671

Or, fax to (218) 679-2321 or email to


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