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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.

Summary:

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

Retirement

  • 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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