SUMMARY: Assist students by helping individuals or small groups of students with achieving reading, writing and basic math skills, implementing instruction, reinforcing learning skills, and reinforcing school-wide discipline procedures in a Title I designated school. Assists instructor with preparation of classroom materials, monitoring students, and evaluating and recording student achievement. If in the Dual Language Program, also uses Spanish to perform the duties of this position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
? High School Diploma or equivalent.
? Must meet one of the following requirements, which are:
o AA or 2 year college degree, OR
o Completion of 48 college semesters hours, OR
o Passing of state CDE approved paraprofessional examination, OR
o Complete Personal Commitment Plan to meet requirements within a defined timeline
? No experience required.
? Experience in working with school age children preferred.
? If working in the Dual Language Program, must be proficient in Spanish.
? If working in the English as a Second Language (ESL) area, must successfully complete the District administered ESL Training Program (approximately 15 hours) within 3 months of entering position.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
? Criminal background check required for hire.
? First Aid certification preferred.
? Must successfully complete the Adams County BOCES Safety Training Class within 30 days of entering position.
TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
? Demonstrated skill in handling problem children.
? Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situation.
? Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies, building and department procedures.
? Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and
? Willingness to contribute to cultural diversity for educational enrichment.
? Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:
? Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc.
? Responsible for supervising the behavior and well being of students in the classroom, getting on and off the bus, on recess.
BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITY:
Salary placement on our Classified Salary schedule is dependent on the Grade for the position being posted and employees' previous work experience. "Grade" refers to position or job classification and "Step" refers to number of work experience credit or service years. Initial placement will be at the Grade for the position step 1.
Employees regularly scheduled to work twenty (20) hours per week or more are eligible to receive the district contribution towards insurance benefits as defined in the Classified Master Agreement Article 11.3, 11.4, and 11.5 and are eligible for benefits described within this article. Employees regularly scheduled to work less than twenty (20) hours per week, or employees whose employment is temporary, are not eligible for benefits described within this article. Please refer to the Classified Master Agreement for more information.
THIS POSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.
All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application. Please include job titles and duties that you held while doing that job. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.
Job Category: Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA Contact Information
- Nicole Stone
- 1500 E 128TH AVE
- Thornton, Colorado 80241