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School Year 2021-22: Special Education Program RN Paraprofessional

Company: Duluth Public Schools, ISD 709
Location: Duluth
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Special Education Program RN Paraprofessional

Lester Park Elementary School

33.75 hours/week | Monday - Friday | Exact Times TBD

Starting Wage: $26.89/hr + Benefits

Join the Duluth Public Schools team, where we work to inspire every student to achieve their potential and prepare students to lead productive, fulfilling lives.


Duluth Public Schools is seeking an individual to assist, assess, monitor and document the conditions of medically-fragile students. Assists with planning and implementation of health strategies regarding medically-fragile students.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Special Education Paraprofessional Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current RN licensure to be maintained by employee throughout employment in position
  • Must possess current adult and child CPR and first aid certificate and keep current throughout employment in position

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Ability to work under the direct and indirect supervision of the Licensed School Nurse
  • Familiar with the Universal Precautions and Diabetic Testing and Emergency Procedures
  • Ability to work cooperatively with children and adults
  • Ability to effectively communicate with and establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, parents, staff and community
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to observe and record accurately
  • Ability to understand and accurately correct student assignments
  • Ability to meet federal/state guidelines (where appropriate) and/or to successfully complete specified in-service courses
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively with students with disabilities and under the supervision of a Special Education Teacher

Additional Information:

This position does require riding the bus with a student.

In addition to rewarding career opportunities, Duluth Public Schools offers an excellent benefit package to employees who are hired into positions scheduled to work 24 hours/week or more. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:

Medical/Prescription Drug Plan with Health Reimbursement Arrangement

  • Single Coverage - District pays 100% of premium (FREE) + contributes $2,612.50 into HRA annually
  • Family Coverage - District pays 75% of premium (25% employee contribution) + contributes $5,225.00 into HRA annually

Dental Plan

  • Single Coverage - District pays 100% of Basic premium (FREE)
  • Family Coverage - District pays 25% of Premium

Life Insurance

  • District provides minimum of $50,000 of life insurance at no cost, employee may purchase supplemental life insurance

Long Term Disability

  • District-provided at no cost to employee

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employees may elect to contribute on a pre-tax basis to Health Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts


  • The District contributes 7.25% of your total salary in the Public Employees Retirement Association) pension plan.
  • Employees may also elect to participate in Tax-Shelter Annuity options.

Time Off

  • Each bargaining unit contract defines time off provisions such as holidays, sick/personal leave, vacation, etc.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, please contact Chris Kohel at 218-336-8722 or email christopher.kohel@isd709.org

Keywords: Duluth Public Schools, ISD 709, Duluth , School Year 2021-22: Special Education Program RN Paraprofessional, Other , Duluth, Minnesota

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