2021 - 2022 Job Opportunities

Positions available at this time


Full Time Academic Paraprofessional  (.875) FTE


 Paraprofessionals work with the Student Support Services and classroom teachers to support students in classrooms. Hours of work would be school days 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.   


  • Provide academic assistance to a student or small group of students, using teacher provided resources.

  • Provide guidance and focus for specific students during whole group teacher instruction.

  • Contribute to a positive, supportive and engaging environment.

  • Provide homework assistance.

  • Exemplify DCS’s’ core values with all interactions including students, families and/or colleagues.


  • High school diploma and working on a degree (preferably in education).

  • Experience in schools as a paraprofessional or volunteer.

  • Strong interpersonal skills allowing one to work effectively with students and school staff.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

Date of availability: 11/01/2021

Position Open: Until Filled

Administrative Assistant

 Full-time Administrative Assistant (1.0) FTE

Discovery Charter School seeks to employ an administrative Assistant. The employee would be supported by the office manager and the Director of Operations.


  • Help to answer phones and manage office communications

  • Provide support to students and parents who enter the office.

  • Answer emails and make calls to prospective families who are interested in enrollment to schedule tours.

  • Assist in completing paperwork, filing, and cleaning the office.

  • Potential for promotion to working with the Special Education Coordinator to manage student case work.

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with students, peers, and parents.

  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication with parents/guardians that displays cultural sensitivity.

  • Understand and practice School Board policies and adhere to federal and state laws that apply to his/her job assignment.

Discovery Charter School will embrace a multidisciplinary curriculum with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to provide a challenging learning environment that values creativity, diversity and multiculturalism to prepare its students for life-long learning, collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving. 


  • A high School Diploma
  • A positive demeanor
  • College Degree (Preferred)
  • Experience in a school setting (preferred)
  • Bilingual in Spanish (Preferred)

Apply for this position by sending application materials to hlines@discoverymn.org  Please include a cover letter, resume, and a letter of recommendation.

Date of Availability: 11/01/2021