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Associate Educator - Bilingual Hmong - Olson Middle School

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Minneapolis Public Schools

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Job Title: Associate Educator - Bilingual Hmong - Olson Middle School  and Requisition ID number: 91886

Close Date: Open until filled

Organizational Unit:  Olson Middle (10000080) 

Site:  Olson (0318) 

FTE 1.0 FTE (40 hours/week); 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.




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.



*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.

*Hold conversations with students,community and staff in Spanish language.



Bilingual – Hmong or Somali:  Assist licensed staff as an interpreter to facilitate the provision of health, education, or other services to non-English speaking, limited English speaking and/or bilingual/bicultural community members. o Bilingual 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education, Training and Experience Guidelines

AA degree or completion of 90 quarter or 60 semester college credits (required)in Education, Child Development, Behavioral Sciences; or educational area related to position assignment; AND two years experience working with children 



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

This listed position has a language requirement. Candidate(s) selected for this role will be required to provide a passing proficient score on the ACTFL language assessment through . The initial testing fees range from $70 -$140 associated with the testing and results; payable by the candidate(s).



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: | 12:01 AM On | Olson Middle (10000080) | Olson (0318) | Paraprofessional 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Child Development, Training, Bilingual, Education