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SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM ASSISTANT - INTERMITTENT

Code Number
Posting #25440
Title
SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM ASSISTANT - INTERMITTENT
Location
MN State Academies- Faribault
Description

Applications received in response to this announcement will be used to fill substitute Special Education Program Assistant (SEPA) vacancies at the MN State Academy for the Deaf (MSAD) through June 1, 2019.

Applicants submitting resumes to this announcement will be in a pool of candidates considered throughout the school year.

This position provides substitute paraprofessional academic classroom instruction or student management aide support at MSAD.

Under general supervision, contributes to the design and delivery of academic instructional programs to deaf/hard of hearing or deaf/blind students. Provides educational instruction and uses a variety of techniques to encourage appropriate behaviors.

**Positions at the MN State Academy for the Deaf require American Sign Language (ASL) skills. Candidates will be assessed for signing skills prior to hire**
Benefits
Intermittent positions do not include benefits
Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

*Knowledge of the deaf/hard of hearing and deaf/blind students and their educational practices.

*Skill in writing basic reports, using arithmetic, and reading and interpreting charts and grafts.

*Fluency in American Sign Language

*Ability to read and write English sufficient to understand written policies and procedures and education plans and to maintain records and documentation.

*Human relations skills sufficient to establish rapport with and provide instruction to students.

*Ability to perform emergency procedures and personal safety techniques.



Preferred Qualifications:

*Experience working with deaf/hard of hearing students.

*Knowledge of data practices as it relates to work in the social/human services field.

*Demonstration of advanced sign language.



Physical Requirements:

*Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (with assistance) and be able to sit, stand and walk throughout the day



Additional Requirements:

**Employment is contingent upon criminal background check results**
Start Date
8/27/2018
Salary
$17.64- $24.42
Contact Kerry Vigesaa
Phone: 507-384-6604
Fax: 507-333-2095
kerry.vigesaa@msa.state.mn.us
615 Olof Hanson Drive, Faribault, MN 55021-53