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Associate Educator - Behavior Resource - Andersen United Middle School

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Minneapolis Public Schools

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Job Title: Associate Educator - Behavior Resource - Andersen United Middle School  and Requisition ID number: 75967

Close Date:  No established closing date;  open until filled

Organizational Unit:  Andersen United (10000185) 

Site:  Andersen (0190) 

FTE .75 FTE - 30 hrs/wk / .775 FTE - 31 hrs/wk; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union:  ESP(28) 

Functional Area:  Paraprofessional 

Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.



Two positions available 

.75 FTE at 30 hours/week and .775 FTE at 31 hours/week


Under general supervision, assists students in school classrooms with educational programs and assignments, provides assistance to Teachers as directed, and assists students with after-school and special education programs, and special events.


  • Behavior Resource: Assist in maintaining student discipline in the school, on the grounds, and at specific special events. Assist administration in communicating with and understanding students at risk. Maintain student behavior thru intervention and parent contact. Bilingual in Spanish and English Perferred.  


  • Assist teachers and staff in educational functions and other services to maintain a safe, diverse, and productive learning environment; work with students to reinforce classroom learning, educational programs, and improve personal skills.
  • Assist students in learning processes; reinforce positive behavior, provide individual instruction, encourage socialization and positive communication.
  • Monitor and supervise student activities; promote respect, support diversity, explain social norms and disciplinary consequences, de-escalate personal confrontations, and enforce District policies and rules of conduct.
  • Monitor students, and record data for academic and behavioral assessments; maintain files, and keeps records of student progress and activities; assure all required written reports are completed and submitted.




  • Completion of 60 semester/90 quarter college credits or higher



  • A passing score of 460 (or higher) on the ParaPro Assessment AND either a high school diploma or a GED certificate (For more information on the ParaPro Assessment, contact Educational Testing Service at 1-800-772-9476 or


  • Two years of experience working with children. Additional education or training may substitute for experience, at the discretion of Human Resources.  Related experience may also be considered, at the discretion of Human Resources.


Associate degree in Education, Child Development, Behavioral Sciences, or educational area related to position assignment

Experience in working with individuals with disabilities

 Bilingual in Spanish and English 



First Aid, CPR, AED, and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training may be required.




Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee.  Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
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 race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.


Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | [No Established Closing Date]  | Andersen United (10000185)  | Andersen (0190)  | Paraprofessional

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Child Development, Training, Education, Bilingual