Extended School Year Para-Educator - Special Education (3 positions)
EFFECTIVE: July 2020
July 6, 2020 – July 30, 2020
4.5 hours per day/4 days per week for two of the positions
5.5 hous per day/4 days per week for one of the positions because this positions will also ride with students on the bus
3 positions available
This position supports teachers with small group and one on one instruction, clerical duties, supervision and redirection. Provide feedback to teachers regarding individual student performance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Facilitate and support small groups and/or one on one instruction to reinforce skills, concepts and strategies.
Elicit responses from every member of the group.
Ensure understanding of material by all students.
Lead multi-level students to work together effectively.
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.
Prepare materials for various types of interventions.
Assist with test administration, scoring, data entry.
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:
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.
Meet NCLB (No Child Left Behind) qualifications for Paraprofessionals.
Bachelor of Arts (preferred).
English fluency will be determined through the interview process.
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid Colorado Driver’s License.
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.
Executive Director of Student Services or designee.
Position will be paid hourly, one month in arrears (ie. Hours worked in July will be paid in August).
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.