JobID 1828 : Lunch/Playground Paraprofessional (#1735330)
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Mapleton Public Schools, Adams County District #1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities. Inquiries may be referred to the Executive Director of Human Resources, 7350 N. Broadway, Denver, CO 80221. (303) 853-1000, or the US Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80204.
JOB TITLE: Lunch/Playground Paraprofessional
LOCATION: Meadow Community School (3 Hrs)
PAY RANGE: C10-3
WORK YEAR: 184 days
REPORTS TO: School Director
Monitor students and assist with the duties of the lunchroom and playground.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Out of District applicants must fill out a District application at: www.mapleton.us. Current employees must e-mail a letter of interest to Erica Branscum, Assistant Superintendent of Talent, Recruitment and Development at HR@mapleton.us
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. May assist or supervise students during playground/lunchroom breaks. Includes managing student behavior and assisting them to/from classroom and playground.
2. May attend appropriate in-services, building meetings, training, and/or school functions.
3. Perform other duties as assigned.
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 TRAINING
AA Degree or have passed State Approved Assessment. May require training in computers or bilingual education, languages, and/or cultures.
0-2 years experience working with children in a school setting.
May require experience in working with children with various learning and physical disabilities; or working on/with networks, network management, and/or integrated learning and application.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS
First Aid and CPR certifications may be required.
This job requires supervisory responsibilities for students on the playground and in the lunch room; Acts as a resource for supervising teacher, students, parents, administration, and/or staff.
JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING
Work is assigned by supervising Teacher, Principal, Assistant Principal, and/or Program Director. Requires independent judgment to manage students and assist in their education, make quick decisions, treat students equitably and fairly, direct students in the absence of the teacher, provide a positive role model for the students, and care for ill or injured students. Also requires ability to follow directions and follow school and District guidelines, policies, and procedures. Decision making is guided by District, school, and state policies, procedures, and behavioral standards; Infectious Disease Handbook; District Technology Plans; and/or Building Instructional Plans. Decision making is made in collaboration with the supervising Teacher, staff, Principal, Assistant Principal, parents, counselors, administrators, and/or supervisor. Errors in decision making could impact students' safety, health, education, and/or progress. Supervisor is always involved in decision making.
DIVERSITY OF DUTIES
Duties may require cross training in one or more of the following: basic health care and student management. Duties and actions impact individuals within the immediate work unit or assigned building.
The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be frequently required to talk or hear; stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and/or stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate, use interpersonal skills, instruct, and analyze. May be frequently required to compare, copy, coordinate, compute, evaluate, and compile.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Nine (9) month position (184 days August – May)
Performance of this job will be evaluated with the Board’s policy on the District Classified Performance Evaluation System.