Middle School Special Education Paraprofessional

Posted: 06/13/2024

Marshall Public Schools is seeking applications for the position of Special Education Paraprofessional for the 2024-2025 school year. This position is located at Marshall Middle School serving students in grades 5-8.

This position will also serve as a bus rider as/when needed.

Qualifications:  High School diploma or equivalent, alert and attentive, understanding of child development, oral and written communication skills, demonstrate affection for children, demonstrate interest in working with children with disabilities. Ability to earn a passing score on the ParaPro Exam.

Working Conditions: (Physical/sensory requirements and environmental conditions.)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stoop, reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, hear, see and use repetitive motions. The employee may be frequently required to lift and/or move at least 50 pounds of materials, or lift students from wheelchairs, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff. Inside and/or outside climactic environment: occasionally subjected to extremes of temperature.

Salary/Contract:  Starting at $16.60/hour and up depending upon education, qualifications and experience; includes benefits. Working approximately 7 hours per day, Monday – Friday. 

Benefit Package Includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Sick leave
  • Personal leave
  • Earned sick and safe time
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Insurance offerings: health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance
  • PERA Contribution

Applicants are encouraged to apply early as an aggressive timeline will be used for this search in order to find the best candidate. Extracurricular opportunities are also available. 

If interested, please apply at www.marshall.k12.mn.us. Position is open until filled.

Questions About the Position: Contact Human Resources at (507) 929-2609 or hr@marshall.k12.mn.us

Marshall, MN is located in Southwest Minnesota and is a regional hub for the southwest corner of the state. Marshall is also the home to Southwest Minnesota State University and several national and global industries, including the Schwan Food Company, Ralco, and US Bank.

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It is the policy of Marshall Public Schools to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.