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Education Assistant

Home Careers Education Assistant
Submitted: November 2
Closing: December 3


Taryn McGovern
Academic Director

Phone: 651-738-4875

Location Achieve Language Academy
2169 Stillwater Avenue E.
St. Paul, MN 55119
Categories Non-Licensed
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
To Apply

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Job Description

JOB TITLE: Education Assistant
SUPERVISOR: Academic Director
JOB SUMMARY: Assist students in the general classroom

DAYS/YEAR: Student contact days / 5 to 7 hours a day
LEVEL: Education Assistant - Level I to Level III (to be determined based on education and experience)

POSITION PURPOSE: To provide assistance with specific learner population or a more focused role with individual learners; provide support in classrooms under the direction of licensed staff.

- Assist licensed teacher (to be assigned) with day-to-day reading and math instruction of students, both individually and in small groups.
- Assist with testing and record scores for assigned learners.
- Monitor and manage student behavior by providing appropriate activities, attention and direction, feedback and consequences for behavior.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Supervise lunchroom and/or playground activies


- 60 credits or completion of ParaPro Assessment
- Experience working with elementary aged children in a structured setting
- Good organizational and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work effectively as a team member
- Ability to work effectively with diverse and "at-risk" students individually and in small work groups.
- Spanish speaker preferred.

Institution Description

ALA is an urban charter school that offers a second language and serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The 2015-2016 school year marked ALA’s 20th year of operations. The school was granted its charter in 1996. In July of 2012, Novations Education Opportunities (NEO) became the authorizer. Achieve is located in the city limits of St. Paul, Minnesota.

ALA is built on the beliefs that good schools transform communities; that community is created by shared values and common goals; that all children can learn and achieve; and that education is essential to a fulfilling life.

At ALA, students:
- WORK cooperatively with other students of various cultural backgrounds and toward personal high academic goals;
- RESPECT each individual’s uniqueness, cultural heritage and opinions and ideas; and
- BELONG to a community that gives back to the larger community and are active members of a challenging learning community.

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