JobID 5053 : Child Care Program Special Education Paraprofessional (#1718754)

Job | Posted 3 months ago

DESCRIPTION:  Provide support to students with mild to moderate physical needs and/or cognitive disabilities in After School and/or Full Day Monday Childcare Program, including developing and conducting activities, and supervising students. Must be able to work with difficult and sometimes physical students. Ensure a safe, healthy, and secure environment for children. Maintain cleanliness and safety of the classroom.

2 positions 
West Ridge
Turnberry - Full Day Monday 
SALARY:  Classified Grade G, $14.60- $16.78 based on previous job experience.  This is a part time position.  Approximately 18 hours per week. Not eligible for benefits.
  • Supervise and assist children with craft projects, games, and activities while participating in the before and after school program.  Some activities may include field trips.
  • Assist students with their personal care needs including, toileting, self care (e.g., brushing teeth, washing face and hands, changing clothes, etc.), eating, transportation and communication.
  • Assist students with their physical and/or occupational therapy needs.
  • Provide direct instruction to students under the direction from the Day Care Manager or other Related Service Providers in accordance with their Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
  • Follow through with prescribed behavior support plans throughout the school, community and during extra-curricular activities, including the monitoring of the playground to ensure safety and security of students.
  • De-escalate students as needed using approved CPI measures as well as following the prescribed Behavior Intervention Plan.
  • Identify and facilitate peer relationships and natural supports (assessments).
  • Communicate observations, concerns, activities, and progress with the Day Care Manager.
  • Sanitize classroom and equipment using approved materials.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Able to withstand extreme weather conditions such as extreme heat/sun exposure, wind, and rain.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with disabled students requiring various academic personal care needs.
  • Skills in crisis management, flexibility, patience and ability to maintain composure under stressful conditions.
  • Able to work independently, yet able to take directives and follow through.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to pass a post offer, pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to pass a Colorado and Federal Bureau of Investigation background check.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  6 months to 2 years of experience working with students with disabilities preferred but not required.
Please Note:  All posted vacancies in the District close at 4:00 p.m. Mountain Time.
All future correspondence regarding this position will be handled via the email address that you provide on your online application. Please regularly check both your In-Box and SPAM folder for these email messages.


REPORTS TO SUMMER CHILD CARE MANAGER ///// SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT ///// DIRECT BANKING REQUIRED ///// AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ///// School District 27J desires to recruit and retain employees who share our commitment to providing outstanding educational services and opportunities to our diverse student population. The District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. The District complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, related Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veteran's readjustment At of 1974, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, and all civil rights laws of the State of Colorado. Accordingly, equal opportunity of employment shall be extended to all persons and the District shall promote equal opportunity and treatment through fair and equitable hiring practices. The 27J Administration Building is located at 18551 E. 160th Ave., Brighton, CO 80601. ///// Strong bilingual skills, especially in Spanish, are a plus. Experiences working with students from economically diverse backgrounds are sought for many of our positions. All current employees shall be interviewed and considered first. If there are no qualified candidates, then non-employees shall be interviewed and considered.

Posted By

Brighton School District No. 27J

18551 EAST 160TH AVENUE, BRIGHTON, CO 80601-3295
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,412 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415