Hours Per Day:

6 hours




Under basic supervision, assists Minot Public School (MPS) students in school classrooms with educational programs and special assignments, and provides assistance to Teachers as needed to provide a positive learning and socialization environment for the students.



Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function.

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


Education, Training and Experience Guidelines

Associate’s Degree; AND one year of experience working with children; OR High school diploma and Paraprofessional certification from North Dakota Department of Public Instruction; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must pass a thorough background investigation.

 Knowledge of:

Skill in:



A valid North Dakota State Driver’s License may be required, Paraprofessional certification from North Dakota Department of Public Instruction is required; Crisis Prevention intervention [CPI] training and certification may be required for some incumbents; CPR and First Aid training is preferred.



Work is performed in MPS schools and facilities, and requires working with children; may be required to physically restrain students if they are at risk of hurting themselves or others.