JobID 1659 : Instructional Paraprofessional (#1961156)
EFFECTIVE: 2019 - 2020
Position Type: Non-Exempt
7 hours per day/5 days per week
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.
BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
High School Graduate or equivalent required.
Bachelor of Arts (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).
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 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.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Mostly clean and comfortable.
Principal or designee.
$12.00 - $15.27 per hour, depending on full time job related experience.
Beginning November 2018: New hires or rehires will be responsible for the $49.50 fingerprint processing fee required for background checks through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
Open until filled
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 Ryan Cowell, Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development, 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.