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1.0 FTE Executive Assistant for Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52

 Location: MAWSECO Education Center, 720 9th Avenue, Howard Lake, MN 55349

 Position: This is a 12 month, 260 day per year position, at 37.5 hours per week

 Salary: This is a non-exempt position starting at $20.75 per hour dependent upon education and experience

 Position Description: The Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative (MAWSECO) is a joint powers special education cooperative that provides special education programs, leadership, services, and coordination of special education services and programs for their seven member districts. The Executive Assistant provides primary administrative assistance to the Executive Director, Human Resources Coordinator, and Business Manager. This position will contribute to an efficient, high quality, customer-focused office team through a wide variety of secretarial and administrative support responsibilities to support the mission and initiatives of MAWSECO.

 Education and/or Experience: Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred along with a minimum of two years of administrative office experience. Considerable experience working with standard office programs and equipment (advanced MS Office applications, Google Suite, Frontline/Applitrack).

 Other Requirements: The ideal candidate for this position will possess excellent organizational abilities, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to track and perform multiple tasks concurrently.  MAWSECO’s team is collaborative in nature and a strong work ethic and the ability to work effectively with others are essential.  Professionalism, a strong work ethic and attention to detail are critical qualities for the candidate to possess in the position. The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years demonstrated success in member (customer) service. The person in this position may have occasional access to confidential information and must be discreet.

 Benefits: Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, coop paid life insurance: $75,000, and long term disability, contributions toward single and family health, vision, and dental with some plans fully paid, HSA (Health Savings Account - with enrollment in an HSA qualified health insurance plan), 403b matching contribution

 Applications will be accepted until: 4pm Monday, October 25, 2021

How to Apply   - Frontline: Meeker and Wright Special Ed Coop #938 applitrack site: https://www.applitrack.com/mawseco/OnlineApp/   You can also find a link to this site on the MAWSECO website: https://www.mawseco.k12.mn.us/ . Toward the middle of the home page, there is an “Application for Employment” button.

 Questions about position: contact Melissa Hanson (320) 543-1122 or email at: mhanson@mawseco.k12.mn.us

 MAWSECO is an equal opportunity employer

 

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1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher for Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52

Location: This position will be a floating position and will work where most needed throughout the Cooperative’s nine alternative programs.

Position: This is a 1.0 FTE position for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year. This is a one-year position. The need for continuing this position will be assessed at the end of the 2021-2022 school year.

Background Information: Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative operates nine different alternative programs in six locations. Each of these unique programs provides opportunities for our youth to grow and learn in a setting that best suits their current needs. Our staff work to provide positive and effective learning environments for each student based on these needs. 

Requirements: Driver’s license and Minnesota teaching license are required. Special Education license strongly preferred. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions about position: contact Melissa Hanson (320) 543-1122 or email at:  mhanson@mawseco.k12.mn.us

MAWSECO is an equal opportunity employer

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Long Term Substitute Special Education Teacher at Village Ranch Alternative Program, in Cokato MN for Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52

Location: Village Ranch Alternative Program: 13637 60th St SW, Cokato, MN

 Position: This position would begin immediately and possibly last through the end of the 2021-2022 school year. This is a full-time special education teaching position with an emphasis in math.

Background Information: Village Ranch Alternative Program is an educational facility on the grounds of Village Ranch, Inc. group home with staff dedicated to providing the youth served and their families, the support and skills they need to rebuild themselves. This program serves males in grades 5 -12. 

Requirements: Minnesota teaching license required. Licensure in EBD or ABS preferred.  Licensure in Mathematics with the ability to add an out of field license in ABS will be considered also.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions about position: contact Caren Heltne at 320-286-2922 ext 1100   Cell: 612-441-0651 or email at:  cheltne@mawseco.k12.mn.us

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Special Education Teacher at Village Ranch Alternative Program, in Cokato MN for Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52

Location: Village Ranch Alternative Program: 13637 60th St SW, Cokato, MN

Benefits: Paid personal leave, sick leave, coop paid life insurance: $75,000, contributions toward single and family health and dental with some plans fully paid, HSA, 403b matching contribution upon tenure

Position: This is a 1.0 FTE on-going position for the 2021-2022 school year, to start immediately.

Background Information: Village Ranch Alternative Program is an educational facility on the grounds of Village Ranch, Inc. group home with staff dedicated to providing the youth served and their families, the support and skills they need to rebuild themselves. This program serves males in grades 5 -12.. 

Requirements: Minnesota teaching license required. Licensure in Special Education preferred. Focus on math helpful.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions about position: contact Caren Heltne at 320-286-2922 ext 1100   Cell: 612-441-0651 or email at:  cheltne@mawseco.k12.mn.us

 

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Paraprofessional 1:1 Position for Village Ranch Alternative Program located in Cokato MN for Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52.

Status: Available for the 2021-2022 school year.  Monday thru Friday; 7:45 AM to 2:45 PM

Requirements:  2 year degree or ability to pass Para Pro

Salary Range: $16.59 – 21.54 (dependent on education and experience.)

Description: The Special Education Paraprofessional works with students assigned to the special education program or service, under the direction of the licensed staff and performs duties to support the program in general.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Questions about position: contact Caren Heltne at 320-286-2922 ext 1100   Cell: 612-441-0651  or email at:  cheltne@mawseco.k12.mn.us

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Paraprofessional 1:1 Positions at the STEP Program for Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52.

Location: STEP Program at the MAWSECO Education Center in Howard Lake, MN

Full time 1:1 positions for the 2021-2022 school year.

Salary Range: $16.59 – 21.54

The Special Education Paraprofessional works with students assigned to the special education program or service, under the direction of the licensed staff and performs duties to support the program in general.

The STEP Program is an educational program for young adults ages 18-21 with special needs.  It is a community-based special education program emphasizing work experience and independent living skills.

Applications accepted:  Until position is filled.

Questions about position: contact Jill Sundblad  320-543-1122 ext. 2128 or email at jsundblad@mawseco.k12.mn.us

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Paraprofessional Program Positions at Eastern Wright Program in Buffalo, MN for Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52.

Full-time on-going position beginning August 30, 2021.  Two  para positions open.

Description:  The Special Education Paraprofessional works with students assigned to the special education program or service, under the direction of the licensed staff and performs duties to support the program in general.

Background Information: The Eastern Wright Program is self-contained elementary program (grades 6-8) which enrolls students from several districts and is multi-agency in nature. The Eastern Wright Program is part of the Meeker & Wright Special Education Cooperative (MAWSECO) #938.  The MAWSECO central office is located in Howard Lake, MN which is west of the metro and south of St. Cloud.

Salary Range:  $16.59 – $21.54   (Dependent on education and experience) 

Applications accepted:  Until position is filled.

Questions about application/position: contact Patrick Archibald at 763-684-2260  or email at parchibald@mawseco.k12.mn.us

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Paraprofessional 1:1 Position at the TREK Program in Howard Lake, MN for Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938-52.   

Full time on-going position for the 2021-2022 school year.

Description:  The Special Education Paraprofessional works with students assigned to the special education program or service, under the direction of the licensed staff and performs duties to support the program in general. This includes, but is not limited to providing data-driven instructional support, personal care and behavioral assistance to students with special needs. Depending on student needs, responsibilities and duties may involve assisting and guiding students daily living skills, implementing behavior plans and /or monitoring and enforcing appropriate skills in accordance with instructional lesson plans and student Individualized Education Plans (IEP).

Salary Range:  $16.59 - $21.54  (dependent on education and experience) 

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Questions about position: contact Jill Sundblad  320-543-1122 ext. 2128 or email at jsundblad@mawseco.k12.mn.us

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On Call Substitute Paraprofessionals needed for the school year.

Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative is seeking immediate substitutes for absences of regular staff. 

The Special Education Paraprofessional works with students assigned to the special education program or service, under the direction of the licensed staff and performs duties to support the program in general.

MAWSECO provides nine Special Education programs, located in six different communities.

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On Call Substitute Teachers needed for the school year.

Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative is seeking immediate substitutes for absences of regular staff.

MAWSECO provides nine Special Education programs, located in six different communities.

Applicants must hold a valid State of Minnesota teaching license or short-call substitute license.

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