Starting hourly wage $15.69.
For permanent SEA and BEA positions, there are annual pay increases, and full benefits package for positions scheduled 19 hours per week or more.
For Substitute SEA positions, there are no benefits included.
- Ability to follow directions from school nurse concerning health, safety, and medical procedures.
- Ability to follow directions from occupational and physical therapists concerning positioning, feeding, bathrooming, etc.
- Ability to consistently use proper hygiene practices as prescribed by MMSD health policies.
- Desire to work with students with multiple handicaps including cognitive disabilities.
- Ability to monitor and deal with aggressive student behavior.
- Ability to help student develop positive social skills.
- Ability to follow through with behavior management programs for students.
- Ability to maintain student confidentiality.
- Ability to communicate effectively with diverse students, staff and community, orally and in writing.
-Ability to walk, lift (up to 50 lbs.) climb, bend, reach, and kneel within the context of performing job duties.
- Perform when confronted with emergency, unusual or crisis situations.
- Job requires sitting, standing, walking, lifting, climbing, bending, reaching, and kneeling.
- Experience working cross-culturally and/or commitment to work toward one?s own cultural competence, i.e., valuing difference/diversity, recognizing personal limitations in one?s skills and expertise, and having the desire to learn in these areas.
SUBSTITUTE SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT (SUB SEA) POSITIONS:
To be considered for Substitute Special Education Assistant positions, a high school diploma is required.
SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT (SEA) & BEHAVIORAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT (BEA) POSITIONS:
Candidates must have 48 academic credits beyond high school. Attach a copy of your transcript(s), showing proof of these credits.
For both Sub SEA and permanent SEA positions, selected candiadates are required to obtain a Special Education Program Aide license issued by the Department of Public Instruction. The cost of this license is covered by MMSD. (DPI may require you to complete fingerprint cards if you have lived out of state in the past 20 years, which may incur an extra cost to you.)
CPR and First Aid certification is desired.
Fluency in Spanish is highly desired.
MMSD hires Substitute Special Education Assistants continuously throughout the year. If you meet minimum qualifications (high school diploma or GED) and have a completed application, you will be invited to participated in an in-person interview with Human Resources. Substitute SEA positions may lead to permanent positions, if the Sub SEA meets minimum requirements (48 academic credits beyond high school) and are successful in the sub role.
Permanent SEA and BEA positions can only be attained after becoming a Sub SEA for the District.
You will not be invited to an in-person interview without two verified professional references. You must enter updated names & contact information for former or current supervisors, employers, or other contacts who can verify your work/volunteer experience. Enter this information on the "Employment History" page of your online application.