JobID 1608 : Instructional Paraprofessional (#1720858)

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EFFECTIVE: 2019-2020
Position Type: Non-Exempt
7.5 hours per day/5 days per week/175 days
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports teachers with in-class and small group instruction, clerical duties, supervision and redirection. Provide feedback to teachers regarding individual student performance. May provide student supervision during student arrival and departure, lunch and/or recess. Develop and promote good community relations among stakeholders.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Facilitate and support small groups of students.
Promote a learning environment that respects the dignity of the child and is perceived by students as fair and consistent.
Support a learning environment that establishes routines and provides for student engagement through questioning, speculation, and originality.
Encourage a learning environment that is safe for responding and questioning, even for the shyest student.
Elicit responses from every member of the group.
Ensure understanding of material by all students.
Lead multi-level students to work together effectively.
Organize and host events designed to encourage home and school partnerships.
Establish student, staff and parental rapport that allows for a proactive response to potential problems.
Provide student supervision in groups, at recess, at lunch, and on field trips.
Actively participate in PLCs and other required training.
Apply and implement knowledge, skills and new understandings to support instructional programming.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
 
SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
None
 
BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 
None
 
The education/training/experience, license/certification, general expectations, physical demands, and work environment factors described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: 
Meet District qualifications for Paraprofessionals. (ESSA Act of 2015)
High School Graduate or equivalent.
Bachelor of Arts (preferred).
Bilingual (preferred).
English fluency will be determined through the interview process.
 
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid Colorado Driver's License.
Valid CPR and First Aid Certification (preferred).
 
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS: 
Is flexible.
Has computer/technology skills.
Has the ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers.
Has the ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
Has the ability to perform responsibilities without the necessity of close supervision.
Has the ability to effectively communicate with the School District community.
Has the ability to analyze, instruct, negotiate, coordinate, communicate, problem solve and use interpersonal skills.
Has the ability to compare, compute, synthesize and evaluate.
Has the ability to meet attendance standards and work the hours necessary to perform the essential functions.
Maintain confidentiality.
Maintain a generally positive attitude.
Observe all District policies and procedures.
Adhere to federal and state legislation, regulation, and policies.
 
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Frequent lifting 5 (five) to 10 (ten) pounds.
Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds.
Frequent sitting, bending, walking, and standing.
Occasional stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT: 
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Mostly clean and comfortable.
 
REPORTS TO:
Principal or designee.
 
LOCATION:
Bishop Elementary
 
SALARY:
$12.00 - $19.42 per hour, depending on full time job related experience.
 
New hires or rehires will be responsible, through payroll deduction, for the $49.50 fingerprint processing fee required for background checks through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
 
CLOSING DATE:
Open until filled
 
 
This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term.
In compliance with Titles VI & 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 and Colorado law, Englewood Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to Phil Bedford, Chief Human Resources and Operations Officer, 4101 S. Bannock Street, Englewood, CO 80110, (303) 806-2029, or to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204.
 
 
 

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Englewood School District No. 1

4101 SOUTH BANNOCK STREET, ENGLEWOOD, CO 80110-4600
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$13,673 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

9%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.79

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

431

State Average: 415