JobID 3016 : Paraprofessional- Media Center -Re-Post (#651668)

Job | Posted a year ago

EFFECTIVE: 2018-2019 School year
1.0 FTE
192 days per year / 5 days per week / 8 hours per day

Paraprofessional – Media Center
SUMMARY Responsible for providing support for staff and students along with assisting staff and students when selecting and locating books.  Maintain a well-organized Media Center and working equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 
Duties and percentages may vary based on building assignment.
Daily      20%       Check in and out books/audiovisual materials.
Daily      15%       Shelve books and reading shelves.
Daily      15%       Assist teacher with duties and lesson plans.
Daily      10%       Teach library skills and assist with computers.
Daily      10%       Maintain and provide knowledge of all school equipment.
Daily      5%          Maintain a clean and organized Media Center.
Weekly  5%          Perform laminating, book repair and equipment cleaning/repair.
Annually               5%          Order books, equipment and audiovisual materials.
Annually               5%          Perform MAP testing and or Accelerated Reader/STAR testing.
Annually               5%          Provide assistance at annual and bi-annual book fairs.      
Ongoing               5%         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   High school diploma or equivalent. Additionally, instructional paraprofessionals in Title I schools or paraprofessionals supported by Title I funds in a targeted Title I school must have 1 of the 3 following qualifications:

  • 2 years of higher education;
  • an associate's degree or higher;
  • or a passing score on our state paraprofessional assessment.
EXPERIENCE   Experience in library skills and basic computer knowledge (current Windows environment).
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EQUIPMENT Basic math, writing, communication, accounting and basic computer knowledge including Windows platform.  Ability to work with children and children with special needs.  Operating knowledge of copy machines, laminating machines, TV/VCRs and camcorders is preferred.
SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY This job has no supervisory responsibilities.  Acts as a resource for  maintaining and operating AV equipment, laminators, copiers, TV/VCR's, computers, overhead projectors, cassette recorders and camcorders in addition to training, demonstrating, and answering questions within the immediate work area or unit.
JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING Work is assigned by school principal. This position requires application of position knowledge to efficiently write daily lesson plans while under the supervision of a certified staff member.  Work is guided by Adams School District policies and procedures.  Supervisor is occasionally involved in decision-making.
SAFETY TO SELF AND OTHERS Low exposure to self to cuts, burns, hernia, disease due to paper, laminator, lifting and colds/flu.
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.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and listen.  The employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Occasionally required to walk, climb or balance.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move anything over 25 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions and the risk of electric shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
MENTAL FUNCTIONS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and use interpersonal skills.  The employee is frequently required to analyze and negotiate.    Occasionally required to compare, copy, coordinate, instruct, compute, compile.
Other Information:
SALARY:  Per the Classified employee salary schedule.  To view current Adams 14 salary schedules, please click here.  Adams County School District 14 is a direct deposit employer. All new employees must be fingerprinted per H.B. 90-1077 at a cost of $40.00 to the employee.

REPORTS TO: Principal
APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: Open until filled/subject to closing at anytime.

APPLICATIONS:   All candidates must complete the district's online application for employment. Apply online at  For more information call 303-853-3201.
ABOUT THE DISTRICT:  Adams 14, a nationally recognized leader in education innovation, is Colorado's 23rd largest school district and serves more than 7,500 students annually. Nestled in the historic community of Commerce City, Adams 14 strives to ensure academic success for every student by providing highly effective classroom instruction, supplemental enrichment opportunities and parent/family collaboration opportunities. To learn more about Adams 14, visit
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), the selected applicant shall be required to verify, within 72 hours of employment, their legal right to be employed in the United States. All contracts for employment of personnel shall be subject to approval by Adams County School District 14 Board of Education. Selected applicant must comply with all Adams County School District 14 Board of Education's policies, rules, and regulations.
Inspire. Educate. Empower.  Adams 14 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Adams County School District 14

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,714 (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