Denver, CO, US
Apr 13, 2021
Grade Level
Early Childhood
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Near Northeast

Hours Per Day: 7 hours

Salary Range: New hires will be set at $15.97 per hour. The salary range for internal candidates is $15.97 per hour to $23.75 per hour.

Subjects and Grades:

* Position begins in school year 2021-2022
* Early Childhood Special Education

E ssential Functions and Objectives:

- Provides direct services to preschool age children with disabilities in the general ECE classroom. Consults with special education teachers in buildings for continuity of instruction and services. Participates in problem solving meetings for preschool age children enrolled in ECE classrooms. Instructional approaches will align with District ECE expectations paired with specially designed instruction in the areas of communication, motor, self-help and social skills, with emphasis on developmental curriculum that is evenly balanced among these areas.

Q ualifications:

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

For ECE Para's Only:

Copy of your high school diploma or GED


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

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.

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

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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