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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

Special Education Program Asst-Intermittent

Faribault, MN, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, PartTime

Job Summary

# Job Summary

Applications received in response to this announcement will be used fill substitute Special Education Program Assistant (SEPA) vacancies at the MN State Academy for the Blind (MSAB) for the 2019-2020 school year.

Applicants submitting resumes to this announcement will be in a pool of candidates considered throughout the school year for substitute SEPA positions as they become available. Substitutes are called in on an as needed basis to fill behind absent staff.

This position provides substitute paraprofessional academic classroom instruction or student management aide support at the Minnesota State Academy for the Blind.

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


## Minimum Qualifications:

* Knowledge of multi-challenged/blind/visually-impaired students and educational practices.
* Skill in writing basic reports, using arithmetic, and reading and interpreting charts and graphs
* 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 blind/visually impaired students in an educational setting.
* Knowledge of the data practices as it relates to work in the social/human services field.

## Physical Requirements

* Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (with assistance) and to be able to sit, stand and walk throughout a workday.

## Additional Requirements

Employment is contingent upon criminal background check results.

Application Details

## Why Work For Us

This position is not benefit eligible.

## How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to #removed#/careers.

## Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Kerry Vigesaa at #removed# or 507/384-6604.

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The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email #removed# Please indicate what assistance you need.

*Job Title:* Special Education Program Asst-Intermittent

*Location:* Faribault

*Job ID:* 34853

*Regular/Temporary:* Unlimited

*Full/Part Time:* Intermittent

*Who May Apply:* Open to all qualified job seekers

*Date Posted:* 08/12/2019

*Closing Date:* 02/28/2020

*Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit:* Mn State Academies / Mn State Acads-Insuff Wk Tm

*Hiring Agency:* Mn State Academies / Mn State Acads-Insuff Wk Tm

*Division/Unit:* Minnesota State Academies / MSAB Intermittent Staff

*Work Shift:* Day Shift

*Work Hours:* Day Shift

*Work Shift/Work Hours:* Day Shift

*Days of Work:* Monday-Friday

*Travel Required:* No

*Salary Range:* $17.64 - $24.42/hourly

*Classified Status:* Classified

*Bargaining Unit/Union:* 218 - Insufficient Work Time/Unrep

*Job Class:* Special Education Program Assistant

*Working Title:* Special Education Program Asst-Intermittent