Special Education Assistant - Student Specific

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Special Education Assistant - Student Specific, Maplewood Elementary School
Classification: Non-Exempt
Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: Classified $14.19 per hour plus benefits
Reports to:  School Principal
Contract Length/ Days: (2020-2021/180 days)
Date Posted: October 7, 2020
Deadline for application: Until-Filled
Applicant screening will begin no later than 10/14/2020. Applications are still accepted until the position is filled; however, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.
AA degree or 48 semester hours or passing scores on WorkKeys exam
 CPI training (training provided)
     CPR/First Aid (training provided)


Provide an enriched atmosphere where students learn subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible members of society.  Facilitate learning and guide students toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional and psychological growth and maturation.  Responsible to the building principal and department director where assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Responsible to support the academic programming and progress of individual students and/or small groups of students with identified significant needs.
  • Provide student specific personal care and support.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with daily classroom activities, assisting in data collection, sanitizing equipment and materials, and providing to the staff.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Work Environment/ Physical Demands
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds
Additional Qualifications:
Applicant must have the knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to perform the function of the position.   Applicant must be able to provide student specific personal care support to students.  Previous experience working in school setting or with children with special needs. Strong verbal communication skills, ability to move quickly from one position to another in response to student needs, desire to work in team setting, positive attitude, upper body strength with the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. required.  Paraprofessional experience preferred. Bilingual skills preferred, but not required.
EEO/AAP Statement
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, gender identity, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
Apply online www.greeleyschools.org
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.


Posted By

Weld County School District Six

1025 9th Avenue , Greeley, CO 80631

At the following locations

Maplewood Elementary School

1201 21st Avenue , Greeley, CO 80631

Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $10,278

% ELL Students

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%


State Average: 415