Special Education Paraprofessional
Northwest Passage High School
11345 Robinson Drive Northwest
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
9, 10, 11, 12
Minnesota Teacher's License:
Seeking to immediately fill a paraprofessional position. Paraprofessionals at NWPHS have exciting opportunities to work directly with and alongside students as they work in project groups and participate in community-based experiences and field studies. In addition, paraprofessionals are valued as critical members of our team of passionate and progressive educators.
Duties include supporting the needs of specific students, keeping detailed daily time logs, observation and data collection, preparing materials for your student(s), working directly with small project and skill groups, and collaborating with other staff who are working with your assigned student(s).
"Working as a paraprofessional at NWPHS ignited my passion as an educator, and gave me the tools and experience that launched me forward into a career in progressive education. They saw my potential to increase my skills and challenged me daily to learn more and become more of a professional asset to any school or workplace."
- Heather Fjelstad, Special Ed Teacher, former NWPHS Paraprofessional
2 years (60 hrs) of college coursework OR
Associates Degree or higher
a score of 460 on the ParaPro assessment
Northwest Passage is in its 19th year of operation as a charter school, and we continue to pride ourselves on the quality of our staff. Our focus is on hiring adults that have incredible youth development skills. With our focus on expeditions and field studies, staff at NWPHS are trained in the following areas: Project-Based Learning, Experiential Learning, Wilderness Medicine and Travel, Water Safety, and meeting the diverse needs of our students. We promote a professional learning community that seeks to hone our teaching craft while developing one of the most innovative schools in the nation.
Please complete online application and submit resume to Val Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will be accepted until positions are filled. The positions are available for the 2017-18 school year.