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Grand Forks (learn more)

Grand Forks , ND (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2867301
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 13, 2017

Job Description


The EL paraprofessional works cooperatively, assisting the EL teacher and classroom teachers in the instruction of English Language students. The responsibilities include:


  1. Assist the EL teacher and classroom teacher in achieving EL program objectives by working with individual students or small groups and using techniques consistent with program design.
  2. To reinforce learning of materials, concepts, and skills initially introduced by the EL teacher or classroom teacher.
  3. To work with targeted students, using a variety of materials and instructional methods under the direct supervision of qualified teachers.
  4. To confer with the EL teacher or classroom teacher on behavior or other problems about individual students.
  5. Maintain confidentiality.
  6. To attend professional development activities as assigned.


Candidates must meet one of the following requirements to be considered (be sure to attached documents when applying)

  1. Associates (or higher) degree
  2. Working knowledge in reading, writing, and math by completing two years (48 semester hours) at an institution of higher education.
  3. Pass the ParaPro Assessment test which is a North Dakota approved assessment of skills in reading, writing, and math. If you are interested in taking the ParaPro Assessment test please review the ParaPro Assessment Information Bulletin,, or contact Grand Forks Public Schools Human Resources Department at 701-746-2205 x7169.


Terms of Employment:  6.5 hours/day M-F, nine (9) months, academic school year of the students enrolled. 


Evaluation:  Annual written evaluation by the supervisor with input from the building principal.


Benefits:  This position is eligible for health, life, dental, and vision insurance.


Position is open until filled.



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Contact Information

    • MaryJo Sturman, HR Assistant
    • 2400 47th Ave S
    • Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201
    • Phone: 701-787-4878
    • Fax: Click on Employment
    • Email: click here

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