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Bilingual (English/Spanish) Special Education Paraprofessional

  • October 23, 2015 3:56 PM
    Message # 3597643
    Eden Prairie School District is seeking applicants for a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Special Education Paraprofessional position at our Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion School.  The purpose of this role is to assist the special needs student with mobility, self-care, communication, and social interaction needs to maximize participation in classroom activities. Eden Prairie is a school district with over 1,400 employees serving approximately 9,000 students. The district is recognized for its quality initiatives and its leadership in educational programming.  

    Assignment details:

    •  5 hours per day, 9:10 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.; 5 days per week

    Position requirements:

    • High school graduate or equivalent required. 
    • Completed at least 60 credits at an institution of higher education, obtained an associate’s or higher degree or met a rigorous standard of quality (Passing the ParaPro exam), and can demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing, reading, writing and math.
    • Basic child development educational background or knowledge.


    • Demonstrated communication skills.
    • Patience and flexibility.
    • Able to problem solve, ability to maintain confidentiality, sensitivity to the needs of special needs children.
    • Effective interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and basic computer proficiency. 
    • Pass pre-work screen to determine essential physical requirements.

    Position reports to: Principal
    Salary: $17.72 per hour

    Benefits: Generous benefits package including: 6 paid holidays, eligibility for medical and dental insurance, fully funded life insurance (2x the annual salary), and the ability to participate in a tax sheltered annuity plan.

             Apply online at, contact Courtney Rau, Human Resources, Phone (952) 975-7106; Email:

    Eden Prairie Public Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. Eden Prairie Public Schools does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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