PARAPROFESSIONAL, SECONDARY SPECIAL EDUCATION, MODERATE NEEDS

Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 15, 2020
Ref
42944
Grade Level
High School
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MERRILL MIDDLE SCHOOL

Southeast

Hours Per Day: 7.5

Salary Range: $15.89 - $23.63 per hour

S ubjects and Grades:

* Position begins in school year 2020-2021
* Grade 06 - Sixth
* Grade 07 - Seventh
* Grade 08 - Eighth
* Moderate Needs

E ssential Functions and Objectives:

- The Secondary Special Education paraprofessional supports the educational, behavioral, social-emotional, physical and daily living needs of middle and high school level students with disabilities in integrated, resource, self-contained and community settings. Assists in conducting testing and assessment, multi-media activities, record-keeping, computer operation, discipline, and other activities. 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.

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

Some positions may require the transportation of students, in which case a valid Colorado driver's license, auto insurance, and a good driving record are required.

- 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.

Q ualifications:

T o see what qualifications are acceptable for this role, please refer to this paraprofessional qualifications guide.

F or ECE Para's Only:

Copy of your high school diploma or GED

AND

Must successfully complete ECE 101 within a designated period of time which will be determined after hire.

A bout 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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