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Special Education Assistant/PCA/Para

Home Careers Special Education Assistant/PCA/Para
Submitted: October 15
Closing: December 1


Christine Lande
HR Generalist

Phone: 612-351-4469

Location Lionsgate Academy
5605 Green Circle Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Categories Non-Licensed
Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Minnesota Teacher's License Not Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

HOURS: Monday - Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm

To assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing educational benefits for students.
Collaborate with case managers, classroom teams, and support services to ensure student needs are being met.

Assist in the planning and implementation of the students’ daily programs under the direction of the Supervisor, case manager, and classroom teacher.

Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment including-but-not-limited-to preparing needed materials and supplies for your assigned student or classroom.

Observe, record, and collect data on behavior and specific IEP goals.
Assist in student organizational needs.

Support student sensory regulation needs.

Participate in staff meetings, training programs and/or conferences designed to promote professional development.

Maintain positive, professional relationships with students, staff and student families.

Maintain and use positive, professional written communication with all individuals.

Supervise activities on and off campus to ensure safety.

Assist students in areas of daily living; such as toileting and/or feeding.

Transporting students in school vehicle, often navigating unfamiliar routes.

Regular, prompt attendance.


High School Diploma or Equivalent
Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete the required job tasks.

Valid driver's license/ability to transport students via school vehicle (must have 3 or less moving violations in the last three years and no DWI/DUI convictions within the past 5 years)

2 year degree or a minimum of 60 college credits OR successful completion of the ParaPro exam.

Knowledge and experience working with students on the autism spectrum

One year previous experience in a middle school or high school setting

Institution Description

Lionsgate Academy is a public charter school open to students of all abilities in grades 7 through 12, and also offers a transition program for students ages 18-21. Lionsgate’s program is inclusively designed to address the unique learning needs of students living on the autism spectrum as well as students with other learning differences.

Lionsgate Academy expanded and added the Shoreview campus at the beginning of the 2018/19 school year with grades 7-10 and is now adding grade 11 and 12 the following year.  We are looking for passionate and driven educators, who believe in our mission and are excited to join our team!

People who have worked the following roles or have similar skills are encouraged to apply:  Educational Assistants, Paraprofessionals, Personal Care Assistant (PCA), Nanny, Child Care Provider, Direct Support, Home Health Aid, Life Skill Instructor, Classroom Aid, Teacher Aid, Nursing Assistant.

Consider joining the fun we have at Lionsgate and our collaborateive team!

Application Instructions/Comments

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