CULTURAL LIAISON PARAPROFESSIONAL

    • Location:

    • Career Pathways
      1355 West Pierce Butler Route
      St. Paul, MN 55104

    • Categories:

    • Non-Licensed

    • Grades:

    • 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    • Minnesota Teacher's License:

    • Not Required

    • Work Commitment:

    • Part-Time

    • Submitted Date:

      06.25.2019

      Closing:

      08.01.2019

  • To apply for this job, please contact the person above directly.

Job Description

Career Pathways has an opening for a Part Time Cultural Liaison Paraprofessional for the 2019-20 school year.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Cultural Liaison Paraprofessional works under close supervision of the Administrative and Instructional Teams to support student needs, especially related to the unique needs of our Somali American families.

Assist with administrative and instructional duties as required
Develop and maintain family partnerships
Maintain a safe and supportive school environment
Maintain student confidentiality
Serve as a resource in Special Education meetings as required
Support the marketing and recruitment needs of the school
Support school code of conduct / behavioral expectations through behavioral redirection, including repair, restoration, and other behavioral management and problem solving strategies

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bi-Lingual in Somali and English
Ability to develop good relationships with families, students, parents and staff
Ability to be sensitive to the needs of others
Ability to relate to stakeholders with warmth, friendliness, and understanding
Ability to work with special educational and at-risk students
Demonstrated ability to work with families from different class and cultural backgrounds
Meet the Highly Qualified certification requirements (ie. passing score on the ParaPro Exam or 2 year degree/2 year of postsecondary education)
Successful experience with community resource organizations
Must be on time to your job everyday

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree
Successful experience as a translator (Somali / English)
Successful experience in client services
Leadership experience with youth organizations

This is an hourly position. Some flexibility in hours will be considered depending upon the needs of the students. Students are in the building 8:30am to 3:00pm.

Institution Description

ABOUT OUR SCHOOL:
Career Pathways works to include underserved and disenfranchised students who do not achieve well in traditional settings, but who will flourish in this unique multi-age/multi-graded environment which promotes application of learning. Research shows that all students learn better when they experience the real-life responsibilities of the job.

To learn more about our school and our goals, please visit our website: www.cpathmn.org

Application Instructions/Comments

To apply, please send your cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position, your resume, teaching license or experience, and three professional references with contact information to Career Pathways Human Resource Committee, office@cpathmn.org Position open until filled.

PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete application submissions cannot be considered.

  • To apply for this job, please contact the person above directly.