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St David's - Autism Services Paraprofessional II

  • 11 Oct 2021 7:28 PM
    Message # 11354283

    Autism Services Paraprofessional II

    Minnetonka, MN, USA Req #127

    We strive to create an inclusive environment in which all are seen, heard, and supported; encouraged to bring their whole authentic selves; and honored in their differences.

    Program Summary:
     The Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Services (ASDSS) program at St. David’s Center provides support for individuals ages 6-10 in a group afternoon day treatment setting.

    Position Overview: 
    ASDSS Paraprofessionals provide vital and significant support to the treatment team and clients served in the ASDSS day treatment program.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Supporting the treatment team staff to implement individual day treatment plans to achieve client goals in the treatment room
    • Providing interventions and support that enhance program participants’ success
    • Coordinating the organization and maintenance of the treatment room environment
    • Maintaining the appropriate records and reports to support successful treatment for program participants
    • Adapting planned curriculum to the needs of children assigned
    • Ensuring the successful integration of children into the overall classroom curriculum and program
    • Promoting emotional growth in the child, assisting the child in integrating within the classroom and following through on therapy goals
    • Encouraging children’s participation in the classroom activities through positioning, transporting, utilizing adaptive equipment, and promoting independence


    This position offers the opportunity to work for an agency that is committed to inclusivity and diversity, employee wellness, the professional development of employees and the overall wellness of clients being served. St. David’s Center accomplishes these objectives through supportive & collaborative team environments, flexible work schedules and mission-inspired work.

    Schedule: This position is available in either a part-time or full-time capacity, depending on your schedule! Part-time hours: approximately 15 hours/week, M-Th. Full-time hours include a job share role with the Autism Day Treatment program: 35 hours/week position, M-F.

     DOQ. The full-time, 35 hour/week position would be benefits eligible, including eligibility for loan forgiveness! 




    • Associate degree with 4,000 hours experience
    • Experience in working with children with special needs, particularly children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Knowledge of child development and childhood mental health disorders
    • Good organization skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Patience, flexibility, creativity
    • Resourcefulness
    • Ability to take direction and work as a team member


    • Bachelor’s degree

    Apply here: https://us61.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/stdavids/Posting/View/322  

    St. David's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

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