Grand Forks

Title 1 Paraprofessional Application Pool (1110)

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TitleTitle 1 Paraprofessional Application Pool
Posting ID1110

This posting covers multiple positions at various schools for the 2019-2020 school year.  


First day of school is Monday, August 26, 2019.



Hours:  8:00 am - 3:30 pm (hours may very) 32.5/hr week when school is in session



NOTE:  Applications will be received, reviewed, and interviews completed by the School Principals for job openings at their school throughout the school year.




Title 1 Paraprofessional


Education:  High School Diploma or High School Equivalency, Elementary Education Degree Preferred


Qualifications:  Must meet one of the following:                

1. Associates (or higher) degree (attach transcript in attachment section)

2. Working knowledge in reading, writing, and math by completing two years (48 semester hours) at an institution of higher education. (attach transcript in attachment section)

3. Pass the ParaPro Assessment test which is a North Dakota approved assessment of skills in reading, writing, and math. (attach certificate in attachment section) If you are interested in taking the ParaPro Assessment test please contact the GFPS Human Resources Department at 701-746-2205 x7169.


Basic academic skills, excellent communication and human relation skills.  Desire to assist high-risk students to be successful remaining flexible according to varied student needs. Ability to remain open-minded, fair and motivated in this environment. 


Reports To: Building Principal and Supervising Teacher


Job Goal: Assist Classroom and Title 1 teachers with instruction and small group activities.



  1. Assist high-risk students who have limited academic achievement to attain their highest level of performance.
  2. Assist in the provision of reading and writing which will help to supplement students with extra support in language arts.
  3. Assist Title 1 Reading Specialist and classroom teachers.
  4. Assist in carrying out activities to achieve goals and objectives listed in the students’ assessments.  Update students’ reports and records.
  5. Assist students in instructional activities, curriculum modification, and adaptations with planning and supervision from the classroom teacher and Title 1 teacher.
  6. Supervise students in small and large groups and in hallways.
  7. Participate in training and in-services to acquire specific skills needed to perform responsibilities.
  8. Maintain high level of ethical behavior.
  9. Other duties as assigned by the Principal or Reading Teacher 


Benefits:  Positions working 30+hrs/week qualify health insurance, sick, vacation, paid holidays, and other benefits, click Here.


To view the Classified Personnel Policy Manual click Here.



Applications being accepted until all positions have been filled.





Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$14.32 - $14.32 / Per Hour
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/06/2019
End Date05/01/2020