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Health Aide Paraprofessional (PT, PK-8)

Home Careers Health Aide Paraprofessional (PT, PK-8)
Submitted: October 9
Closing: November 9


Alma Trevino
Office Manager

Phone: 612-588-3599

Fax: 612-588-0217


Location Sojourner Truth Academy
3820 Emerson Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55412
Categories Non-Licensed
Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Not Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Salary Notes $15+ per hour based on experience
Work Commitment Part-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

Challenging work; brilliant scholars; and the chance to make a difference!

Sojourner Truth Academy (STA) is currently seeking a committed, passionate, Health Aide Paraprofessional who holds a strong belief in the ability of our scholars. The Health Aide Paraprofessional provides critical support to the efficient functioning of the health office and supports the front office in areas related to scholar health such as attendance, transportation, health documents, first-aid and illness response. Working Hours: Tuesday – Friday 7:30 – 10:30a.m.

Sojourner Truth Academy is a PK-8 open-enrollment public charter school in Minneapolis, MN. We are driven by our mission to prepare children for the future by building confidence and a strong sense of self-worth through small classrooms and an open, safe, family-like environment. STA supports families by embracing change when necessary for the good of the children and serving as a bridge to the community. Staff at STA is dedicated to and held accountable for providing a learning experience that is culturally relevant, challenging and fun. Sojourner Truth Academy is a results-driven school founded in 1999.

$15 per hour+ Experience-based, Paraprofessionals
Potential Annual Performance-Based Salary Increase
Teacher & Public Loan Forgiveness Eligible Institution
Staff tuition reimbursement program for pursuing a teaching license or furthering teacher education
Competitive Family Benefits Plan:
Single Medical Coverage Paid at 100%
Medical, Dental, Prescription & Retirement benefits
Health and fitness benefits



Health Aide Paraprofessional positions require:
*Associates of Arts (A.A.) degree or higher OR high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least sixty (60) college credits OR successful completion of Parapro examination. Parapro exam offered by STA.

*First Aid Certification
*CPR & AED Certification
*Bloodborne pathogen certification

*EMT - CNA - LPN or RN licensure preferred
*Oral Spanish language proficiency preferred
*Two year paraprofessional certificate preferred

Institution Description


Team-based work culture with embedded weekly professional learning community meetings.
An open-door, family-like environment where the staff is valued and celebrated.
Cultural competency is prized, nurtured, and developed.
Multi-Tiered System of Support provides targeted academic and behavior supports for every scholar.
Award-winning model: Teacher Leadership Teams drive and operate STA’s academic program
24:1 Classroom scholar to teacher ratio; 13:2 Prekindergarten scholar to teacher ratio
Classroom Budget provided
Licensure CEU Requirements Embedded into Staff Development Schedule
97% of Staff look forward to coming to work each day
92% of 2-5 graders feel STA adults respect scholars who are different
28% of STA teachers are teachers of color
Staff Makeup: 53% African-American, 36% white, 8% Latino, and 3% multi-racial
Total Learning Classroom, Minnesota Reading Corps partner school (KG-3)
Financially strong district: *Strong fund balance *Highest opinion earned from independent financial audit *Minnesota Department of Education, School Finance Award recipient, 15 years

Application Instructions/Comments

1. Please seek more information about our learning community before taking the time to submit an application:
2. Qualified, passionate applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Alma Trevino at
3. Applicant materials will be accepted until the positions are filled.

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

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