Educational Assistant- Prodeo Saint Paul
620 Olson Memorial Hwy
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Prodeo Academy St. Paul, a K-1stgrade public charter school serving the Twin Cities, is a meaningful education solution that is closing the opportunity gap through data driven instruction in a culture based on a foundation of five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development and Enthusiasm. Shared expectations around these values enhance the opportunity for our scholars to reach their full potential. We are looking for team members committed to helping our students access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.
VISION FOR POSITION
The Educational Assistant is committed member of a school team that is closing the opportunity gap. The Educational Assistant serves as an academic or behavioral support to a student or a small group of students in the classroom. The Educational Assistant creates an inclusive and welcoming environment for our parents and scholars. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is energized by challenging work, looking toward a career in education long term,and is able to work collaboratively across lines of difference with an emphasis on cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness.
Implement instructional resources for a small group of children in the classroom
Create positive educational climate for students
Participate in ongoing professional development and coaching
Modify lessons over the course of the school year to meet student needs
Utilize curricula that reflects the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic background of the students served
Follow the school-wide behavior system
Establish and maintain strong relationships with all children
Maintain communication with students’ parents or guardians
Support accommodations during school-wide assessments
Attend all school-wide meetings
Knowledge & Skills:
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively and relate comfortably with children and their families
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Strong organizational, planning and coordination skills - follows schedules carefully
Ability to mediate, manage conflict and perform successful negotiations
Maintains patience and composure during difficult situations.
High level of computer competency in Windows environment required, and familiarity with search engines and search technology preferred.
SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS, DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education required: High school diploma, 2 or 4 year degree is preferred*
Other preferred qualities**
Experience working with children**
Proficiency in a second language such as Spanish or Karen preferred*
Experience working with students who have autism preferred*
Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Job Type: Full-time
Please send your resume and cover letter to Liz Ferguson at email@example.com.