ELEMENTARY SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT, MILD/MODERATE PARAPROFESSIONAL

Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 12, 2019
Ref
32768
Grade Level
Elementary School
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DENVER GREEN SCHOOL

Northeast

Hours Per Day: 8

Salary Range: $13.51 - $14.27 per hour

School Year: 2018-19

Subjects and Grades:

* Grade 02 - Second
* Moderate Needs
* Elementary Education

Essential Functions and Objectives:

The Special Education Mild/Moderate Paraprofessional supports teachers by providing assistance with educational, behavioral, social-emotional, physical and daily living needs of elementary, middle and high school students with mild/moderate disabilities community and school settings. May assist with lifting and transporting of students as well as daily living activities such as toileting, diapering, feeding, and personal hygiene as trained and directed.

Serves students from all eligibility categories. May need to teach literacy, math, language skills, behavioral skills, daily living skills, and/or adaptive skills, and may also provide physical care needs. Provides instruction at the large group, small group, and individual level. Collaborates with general education staff for successful inclusion of students.

Teaches diverse elementary school students grade level standards based curriculum in Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies and Personal Development.

Education Requirements:

Copy of official/unofficial transcript(s) verifying at least 48 semester hours, Associate's, or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. You do not need a course-by-course, just a basic evaluation. Visit www.naces.org for approved service members).

OR

Copy of high school diploma or GED and proof of passing the TABE D Adult Education Test for Reading and Math.

OR

Copy of high school diploma or GED and proof of passing the WorkKeys exam in reading for information and applied mathematics. Score of 4 or higher in both is required.

Testing Information for TABE D:

Testing is available at the Emily Griffith Testing Center for $15.00

- 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80203 - 6th Floor

- Testing is available by walk-in during the following hours (offices are closed most holidays - check the hours on their website before visiting)

http://www.emilygriffith.edu/testing-center

- Monday - Wednesday: 8AM - 4PM

- Thursday: 8AM - 1PM

- Friday: 8AM - 10AM

Required Scores are:

- Paraprofessionals working in ECE - 5th grade positions: Reading score of 7.3 or higher and Math score of 6.1 or higher.

- Paraprofessionals working 6th-8th grade positions: Reading and Math Score of 9.0 or higher

- Paraprofessionals working in 9th - 12th grade positions: Reading and Math Score of 12.7 or higher

Other information:


The COO Office has a dynamic team of highly experienced people working to maintain the integrity of Denver Public Schools and the accountability of what we do as a team. We strive to meet all of the needs of our schools, Administrative buildings and constituents. The operations team encompasses Facilities, Enterprise Management, Transportation, Technology, School of Choice, Planning and Assessment, Safety and Security, Program Management, Operations Outreach and Engagement, Finance and Operations Support Services. We are the building blocks of the operations side of Denver Public Schools. We stand on our core values Integrity, Accountability, Equity, Collaboration, Fun and of course Students First. There are a lot of opportunities for anyone looking to work in an innovative, caring, and fast paced, growing entity. Come and check out Team DPS.


About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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