School Success Program Assistant - Dakota/Ojibwe Preferred - Anishinabe (2021-2022)
Company: Minneapolis Public School District
Posted on: June 13, 2021
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Job Title: School Success Program Assistant - Dakota/Ojibwe
Preferred - Anishinabe (2021-2022) and Requisition ID number:
Close Date: 11:59 PM on 06/06/2021
Organizational Unit: Anishinabe Academy (10000004)
Site: Anishinabe Academy (0225)
FTE: .75 FTE / 30 hours/week; this is based on full-time
equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Functional Area: Paraprofessional
Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any
Under general supervision, works directly and collaboratively
with administrators, school site staff, parents, students, and
community service providers to develop comprehensive and inclusive
strategies that promote student achievement and school
- Work directly and collaboratively with administrators, school
site staff, parents, students, and community service providers to
assist in the identification and development of procedures and
agreements with schools, community agencies and resources that
promote improved student performance in school.
- Develop comprehensive and inclusive strategies to address
student achievement and attendance; monitor and evaluate student
academic progress; assist students in accessing appropriate
educational tools that enhance basic skills; help students solve
personal and family issues; refer students to MPS programs, local
community resources and regional community services.
- Mediate conflicts and provide advocacy services for clients in
their interactions with government and community agencies;
investigate and resolve complaints; respond to inquiries on a wide
range of questions about MPS policy, procedures, resources,
processes, student evaluation, placement, programs and
- Work with staff to identify professional staff development
needs by planning, organizing, and facilitating programs that
improve staff effectiveness, and are consistent with instructional
- Research and write grants and proposals for development and
expansion of district programs that impact school success for
- Communicate with parents, students and staff to convey
pertinent information while maintaining confidentiality of personal
information; answer questions, and explain school rules.
- Applicable policies, procedures and regulations covering
specific areas of assignment.
- Public education issues, procedures, and practices that
influence school engagement for youth.
- MPS policies and procedures for testing, attendance, truancy,
special education, and data privacy.
- State and local rules and regulations covering legal rights of
due process and fair procedures. Principles and practices of
conflict resolution and negotiation strategies.
- Methods and techniques for working with students with
disabilities and special needs.
Bachelor's Degree in Education, Social Service, Psychology, or
related field AND three years of educational support experience in
an urban educational environment; including group facilitation and
Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee.
Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing
a criminal background check.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and
is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them
college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a
competitive advantage and allows us to better understand,
communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis
Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or
employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national
origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability or
status with regard to public assistance.
Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse
candidates to apply.
Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On 06/06/2021 | Anishinabe Academy
(10000004) | Anishinabe Academy (0225) | Paraprofessional
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