Full-Time Paraprofessional/Special Education Assistant at Lionsgate Academy
Available Openings: 20
Industry: Education
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $18.75-$21
Education Level: High School
E-Verify: Yes
Criminal Background: Case-by-Case Review

Lionsgate is a Public Charter School that specializes in educating students with special needs and offers more than a typical school: *40 hours/week & full benefit options including free dental *80 hours Paid Time Off *Rewarding Work *Fun Environment *Mentor support *Daily collaboration with team members

Our staff:

Work with autistic students and students with learning differences Collaborate with classroom teams Are scheduled day shift, 7:45-4:15 - no nights or weekends Have summers off and the opportunity to work summer school

We offer: $18.75 - $21.00/hour depending on education and experience

Similar positions: Personal Care Aide (PCA), Direct Support Professional (DSP), Behavior Technicians, Behavior Therapist, ASD



  • Collaborate with case managers, classroom teams, and support services to ensure student needs are being met.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the students’ daily programs under the direction of the Supervisor, case manager, and classroom teacher.
  • Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment including-but-not-limited-to preparing needed materials and supplies for your assigned student or classroom.
  • Observe, record, and collect data on behavior and specific IEP goals.
  • Assist in student organizational needs.
  • Support student sensory regulation needs.
  • Provide physical assistance to students in areas of daily living; such as toileting and/or feeding.
  • Intervene as necessary to redirect the student's target behavior and de-escalate behavior that puts the student or other person at risk of injury.
  • Consistently implement safety expectations, including correct use of PPE (personal protective equipment) and safety protocols and procedures.
  • Participate in staff meetings, training programs and/or conferences designed to promote professional development.
  • Maintain positive, professional relationships with students, staff and student families.
  • Maintain and use positive, professional written communication with all individuals.
  • Supervise activities to ensure safety.
  • Regular, prompt attendance.



  • High school degree or equivalent 
  • Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete the required job tasks


  • Candidates must have have passed or have the ability to pass the ParaEducator exam or ParaPro exam or have completed 60 semester/90 quarter credits or obtained an associate's degree (or higher) from a regionally accredited institution. (Documentation will be required)
  • Knowledge and experience working with students on the autism spectrum and low incidence disabilities
  • One year previous experience in a middle school or high school setting
  • Valid driver’s license/ability to transport students via school vehicle (must have 3 or less moving violations in the last three years and no DWI/DUI convictions within the past 5 years).
  • Knowledge and experience working with Google Apps

Lionsgate Academy

Contact: Christine Lande
599 Cardigan Road
Shoreview, MN, MN 55126
Transit: No Transit