JobID 659 : Instructional Content Tutor (teacher assistant for Preschool Special Needs Students) (#1304327)

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WELD RE - 8 SCHOOL DISTRICT
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
200 S. FULTON AVENUE
FORT LUPTON, CO  80621
PHONE (303) 857-3200, FAX 303-857-3219 or EMAIL:  akaylor@weld8.org
Alan J. Kaylor, Superintendent of Schools

DATE OF POSTING:  August 12, 2019

POSITION:  Instructional Content Tutor –  Teacher Assistant working with Preschool Special Needs Students - 7.5 hours per day.

SALARY RANGE:  Per Classified Salary Schedule plus School District Comprehensive Benefits Package.  Nine-month position (follows the school calendar with daily schedule of approximately 8:00-4:00 p.m. on school days; to be determined by the director).  Salary range is $14.50-25.45 per hour depending on education and experience.
 
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Please submit an application (available online at www.weld8.org) along with a letter of interest, three letters of recommendation and a current resume listing your qualifications and experiences for the position.  Applicant must apply online. Contact, Dr. Wynette Howard, Early Childhood Education Director at whoward@weld8.org

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
  • Minimum of a two year associates degree or the equivalent of two years of college required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Experience working with preschool children preferred.  Interact with children in warm, supportive and responsive ways. Use positive guidance strategies to minimize challenging behaviors.
  • Support and assist students during mealtime, toileting and handwashing activities.
  • Provide one-on-one support to young students, such as helping them write their names or learning counting.
  • Provide guidance and support to special needs preschool students as needed.
  • Ability to supervise students on the school grounds, in classrooms, in lunchrooms, in hallways and during transitions to and from buses.
  • Able, under the direction of licensed staff, to tutor students, reinforce learning and supervise students working independently and in groups.
  • Able to serve as a team player; perform clerical work, assist with communications between home and school and respond to minor emergencies and perform first aid as necessary as necessary.
  • Such alternatives to the above duties as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION:  Position is open until filled.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • Start date is flexible; prefer as soon as possible.
  • 9-month position with 7.5 hour days (approximately 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. with a 30 minute unpaid lunch period) following the school calendar. 
  • All contracts/agreements for employment of personnel shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Education.
  • No smoking is allowed in any Weld County School District Re 8 buildings.
  • Selected applicant must comply with the District's Drug-Free Workplace policy.
  • As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), the selected applicant must verify, within 72 hours of employment, his/her legal right to be employed in the United States.
 
An equal opportunity affirmative action employer
In compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Colorado law and Board of Education Policy AC (Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity), Weld County School District Re-8 does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, religion, ancestry, need for special education services, age, marital status, genetic information, or physical characteristics in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public. The following person has been identified as the compliance officer for the district: Superintendent, Weld County School District Re-8: 200 S. Fulton Ave, Fort Lupton, CO 80621, 303.857.3200, superintendent@weld8.org.
 
 
 

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Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-8

301 REYNOLDS STREET, FORT LUPTON, CO 80621-1329
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,563 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

23%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.36

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

308

State Average: 415