Paraprofessional-Grand Portage Headstart

Paraprofessional-Grand Portage Headstart

Responsibilities in the Classroom & with students

  • Assist in the educational and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the facilitator and classroom teachers.
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans for the students and monitor their progress.
  • Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities.
  • Work with other professionals, such as speech therapist, social worker, occupational and physical therapists.
  • Assist classroom teachers with maintaining student records.Support students with emotional or behavior concerns and assist them in developing appropriate social skills.

Job Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Be capable of physically assisting students with specials needs as required (positioning, lifting, transferring, restraining, etc.)
  • Have demonstrated ability to work effectively under the direction of others
  • Have demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Have willingness to assume any responsibilities appropriate for the position Support the Mission Statement of the district.
  • Behave and speak in a professional manner at all times. Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality, and attendance.
  • Attend staff and team meetings.
  • Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Application (found on our website)

Resume License Transcript Three letters of reference to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Pam Puskala District Office Admin Assistant Cook County School District 101 West 5th Street Grand Marais, MN 55604 Phone: (218) 387-2271

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