2021 - 2022 Job Opportunities

Positions available at this time

 Paraprofessional

Full Time Academic Paraprofessional  (.875) FTE

Description: 

 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.   

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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. 

Qualifications:

  • 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