Employment

Why work at Arcadia?

Arcadia is a small, welcoming, progressive, project-focused charter school, serving grades 6-12.  We’re looking for professionals who can creatively engage students in the rewarding challenges of understanding the world around them. Arcadia is 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities in Northfield, the winner of a variety of ‘best small town’ awards, with two excellent colleges and a community that embraces quality education. We value authentically student-centered education, and we may be the right place for you.  
 

Open Positions

ARCADIA CHARTER SCHOOL 

Special Education Paraprofessional

 

About Arcadia:Arcadia is a small, welcoming, progressive, project-focused charter school, serving grades 6-12.  We’re looking for professionals who can creatively engage students in the rewarding challenges of understanding the world around them. Arcadia is 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities in Northfield, the winner of a variety of ‘best small town’ awards, with two excellent colleges and a community that embraces quality education. We value authentically student-centered education, and we may be the right place for you.  For more information about our school, see.

www.arcadiacharterschool.org

 

Our mission:  It is the mission of Arcadia Charter School to prepare our students to transition intellectually, emotionally, and ethically to higher education, future employment, and engaged citizenship.

 

Job Title: 1.0 fte Special Education Paraprofessional


Job Description and Responsibilities

  1. Uphold the Mission and Vision of Arcadia Charter School.

  2. Support students receiving special education services, including students with difficult behaviors.

  3. Implement daily work assignments from licensed special education staff.

  4. Be a positive role model for learning, social interactions and emotional regulation.

  5. Assist in maintaining school facilities and equipment.

  6. Maintain confidentiality.

  7. Follow schedule set by licensed special education staff.

  8. Report for supervisory duties as assigned by school director.

  9. Report observations regarding student changes to special education team members.

  10. Implement accommodations and modifications as specified on students’ IEPs.

  11. Act as a liaison between general education and special education staff regarding student progress/needs.

  12. Be able to lift up to 50 lbs and be able to navigate an active, open school environment.

 

This position is required to work in the school building with a small, intact group of no more than ten students. 

Paraprofessional work hours are between 7:45am and 3:15pm. Paraprofessionals may have the opportunity for additional hours by attending specified meetings, IEP meetings, and required professional development. 

Hourly rate based on experience and qualifications. 

Please complete the application form on the website and send along with a resume and three references to:

Laura Stelter

Executive Director

Arcadia Charter School

1719 Cannon Road

Northfield, MN 55057

p. 507-291-3916

lstelter@arcadiacharterschool.org