Health Assistant / Special Education Paraprofessional

Job | Posted 9 days ago


The Richfield Public School District is now accepting applications for a combination part time Health Assistant and Special Education Paraprofessional.  This position will serve as a non-licensed auxiliary health care worker providing episodic, immediate care to injured students and staff; ill students and staff; and students with communicable and/or chronic diseases in a manner consistently compliant with all District health protocols, standing orders and all other applicable regulations and policies, and provide special ed student support. .  This position will work 14 hours per week mainly at the Nicollet Campus located at Blessed Trinity Catholic School, but may include work at the Penn Campus as needed.


* High School or GED equivalent.

* 2 years of post-high school education in a health care field preferred.

*Demonstrated understanding of and ability to work effectively with special needs students, including dealing with seizures and medical emergencies.
 *Demonstrated interest and abilities to develop and sustain good relationships with students, staff, parents, guardians and others connected to the school setting. 
*Demonstrated computer literacy and competence with the building's / department's / District's current office technologies required to keep assigned student / program records.
*Current Red Cross First Aid certificate preferred.

 *CPR certification following on-the-job training. 

Schedule: M, T, Th, F 9:15 a.m. -12:00pm and Wednesday 9 a.m.-12:00pm

Richfield Public Schools offer a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package.  Click here to see contract and benefit information.  (Pay Class IV/Instructional rate currently under negotiations for the 2020-2021 school year)

Application deadline:  Position is open until filled.


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Richfield Public Schools

7001 Harriet Avenue S, Richfield, MN 55423
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,408

% ELL Students


State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.44

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 200