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    Education assistants are a crucial member of the classroom team. They keep students safe, engaged and ready to learn. If you want to make a real difference in the lives of students, turn your passion for education into a lifelong career. 

    Apply now.

  • “I have the opportunity to make a positive impact on students’ lives each and every day.”

    -916 staff member


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  • Northeast Metro 916 is an intermediate school district that enrolls students from 14 traditional school districts in the northeast metro of Minneapolis-Saint Paul. We offer specialized programming in special education, career and technical education and area learning centers that traditional school districts are unable to offer on their own.

  • Join our team and you can enjoy:

    Unmatched professional support
    Full-time instructional coaches, one-on-one mentorship, ongoing professional development and due process support for special education teachers mean that you can grow as a professional even after you reach tenure.

    Small class sizes
    Small class sizes make a big difference in the lives of students and teachers. Our programs are structured so you can develop meaningful relationships with your students and partner with your colleagues to deliver the best instruction possible.

    Lifelong career
    We believe firmly in investing in our employees and helping you reach your career goals. In the last year alone, 14 education assistants earned their teaching licenses in part through this investment.

    Community of educators
    Everyone you work with: teachers, education assistants, principals and administrative support staff are passionate about your field and want to see you and your students succeed. There are numerous opportunities for collaboration, innovation and support.

  • We offer:

    Competitive salary

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    Start at $40K/yr

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    Education assistants
    Start at $18.63/hr

    Unbeatable schedule

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    6.5-8 hours
    per day

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    32.5-40 hours
    per week

    Paid sick time
    Paid sick,
     personal time

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    Enjoy summers off
    (most positions)

    Generous benefits

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    Health, dental,
    & life insurance

    Fitness and eye care discounts

    Wellness services


  • It is the policy of Northeast Metropolitan Intermediate School District 916 to recruit students and to hire employees without discrimination because of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, handicap, marital status, sex or age and to treat all equally with regard to admission, counseling instruction, financial aid, placement, compensation, benefits and working conditions or any other program under the supervision or administration of the School District.

    Northeast Metropolitan Intermediate School District 916 is an equal opportunity institution.