Special Education Instructional Assistant

Job | Posted 4 months ago
Position Areas
Special Education


High School Diploma or GED and passed ParaPro Praxis Exam (or 60 college credits) required.
Successful background check required.
Prefer experience working with children.

Skills Needed:
Patience, flexibility, confidentiality, team work, self starter, takes direction easily, excellent communication skills, and behavior management skills. Assists in the classroom and in special education classroom. Applicant will also work with students on health plans.
Believes in "Every Student, Every Day."
Love of children and technology- we have a lot of both here.
Exemplifies our District's Five Character Traits:
  • Compassion
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Self-discipline
  • Honesty
The mission of Cambridge-Isanti Schools, as the leader in innovative education offering unlimited options and opportunities, is to develop well-rounded individuals who excel in leadership, achieve at the highest levels and are responsible citizens, through highly effective staff addressing the unique needs of each individual in partnership with parents, students, and a unified community.

Specific Tasks:

Work with student throughout the day assisting with behavior and academics.  Refocus the student in the classroom, de-escalate negative behavior, recognize and acknowledge positive behavior, work cooperatively with classroom teacher and Special Education staff.  Work to increase independence in children.  Other duties as assigned by the supervising teacher.
See the attached job description for additional information- but basically we need you to help our students succeed academically, socially, and physically in the classroom while meeting each student's unique needs.


Hours per day:
6.75 hrs per day, Monday-Friday
As per contract, $13.41-$16.57 DOE
Benefits include: medical ($900 out of pocket max for single coverage and $1500 out of pocket max for family coverage), dental, and optical insurance, supplemental insurance available, flexible spending account, district-paid life insurance policy (two times your salary!), long-term disability coverage, retirement plan options with District match, sick days, personal days, and more! We're awesome, you're awesome, it just makes sense to apply so we can be awesome together.

Posted By

Cambridge-Isanti Public Schools

428 2nd Avenue , Cambridge, MN 55008

At the following locations

School for All Seasons

101 9th Avenue NE , Isanti, MN 55040