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Bilingual Karen/English Paraprofessional

Home Careers Bilingual Karen/English Paraprofessional
Submitted: March 25
Closing: none


Katie Kruger
HR Manager

Phone: 6517964581


Location HOPE Community Academy
720 Payne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55130
Categories Non-Licensed
Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Not Required
To Apply

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Job Description

Bilingual Karen/English General Education Paraprofessional

This position will be for the 2024/2025 School Year


• Under the direct supervision of teachers in the classroom, provides behavioral and/or instructional support.
• Assists with managing the student's behavior.
• Translates and interprets as needed, for parents and makes parent telephone and other contacts.
• Assists with the translation of lesson plans and program expectations.
• Schedules meeting for parents with teachers and other school staff.
• Supervisor students during breakfast and lunch time
• Maintains and modifies the physical space for various program activities, such as setting up work stations, inspecting equipment for safety issues and sanitizing tables.
• Participates in monthly staff meetings.
• Completes staff development hours or other regulations.
• Performs other duties of a comparable level or type.

Professional Accountabilities
• Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities.
• Participates in various school events, staff meetings and extracurricular activities.
• Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.
• Serve as a role model for promoting effective instruction and professionalism

Working Environment
• Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment; school building is a multi-level building that has an elevator and is accessible
• Position requires extensive interaction with children of all ages
• Duties may occasionally be performed on field trips away from school
• Duties may occasionally be performed in outdoor environments, such as athletic fields or playgrounds
• Duties may occasionally be performed in varying weather conditions, such as hot or cold weather.
• Possible exposure to loud and noisy locations (e.g. loud classrooms or cafeterias; children speaking or laughing loudly).

To apply, or for more information, email us at

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts school’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. It does not alter the "at will" employment relationship between the school and the employee.


• Obtained an associate’s degree OR completed two years of study (60 semester credits) at an institution of higher education OR demonstrate competency through a formal state exam (Parapro).
• General knowledge of child development.
• Ability to work cooperatively with teachers, administrators, support staff and parents.

Institution Description

HOPE Community Academy is an accredited, public co-educational charter school comprised of primary, intermediate, middle, and high school levels. The entire school community seeks to provide a safe and trusting learning environment where each student is valued and challenged to grow academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.

The mission of HOPE Community Academy is to inspire students to achieve high academic success while embracing Hmong language and culture.

As a vital part of the total learning community, HOPE Community Academy is called to educate students in an atmosphere enriched by shared Hmong and American values . . . peace, justice, and respect for one another. The school recognizes that a child’s healthy development is dependent upon learning and living out those values.

Application Instructions/Comments

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