ESY Special Education Assistant - Visually Impaired

Greeley-Evans Weld County School District 6
Greeley, CO, US
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Position Type:
Extended School Year (ESY) - Non-licensed/Special Education Assistant

Date Posted:

Special Education (District)

Closing Date:
Until Filled

Special Education Assistant - Visually Impaired

Classification: Non-Exempt

Date Posted: January 24, 2023

Salary: $15.96, Range 13
Additional salary credit may be given for internal transfers and recent Greeley-Evans School District 6 reh ires, up to $25.58 per hour.

Contract Length/ Days: Summer 2023

Reports to: School Principal

Deadline for application: Until Filled

Associate's degree or 48 semester hours or passing scores on WorkKeys exam
Experience in related field

Provide an enriched atmosphere where students learn subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible members of society. Facilitate learning and guide students toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional and psychological growth and maturation. Provides support and services to address the students communication needs based on their Individual Education Program (IEP) Responsible to the building principal and department director where assigned.

Essential Functions:
  • Responsible to support the academic programming and progress of individual students and/or small groups of students with identified significant needs.
  • Provide student specific personal care and support.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with daily classroom activities, assisting in data collection, sanitizing equipment and materials, and providing to the staff
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important.
  • Ability to move quickly from one position to another in response to student needs and upper body strength with the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
Additional Qualifications:
•Assists in modifying classroom logistics for the purpose of meeting the needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
•Assists students who are deaf or hard of hearing in academic and non-academic activities, individually or in groups (e.g. regular classroom, library, computer lab, cafeteria, recess, sports, music, assemblies, special events, etc.) for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
•Tutors students who are deaf or hard of hearing in a variety of subjects for the purpose of supplementing their daily class activities and enhance learning.
•Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Additional Functions: Fluent in receptive and expressive sign language in one or more of the following, American Sign Language, Pidgin or a manually coded English system such as Signing Exact English or Signed English

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Travel: None

Thank you for your interest in working for Greeley-Evans School District 6. Please feel free to contact our Human Resources Office at 970-348-6071 with any questions.

EEO/AAP Statement
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

Complaint procedures have been established for current employees, prospective employees, and applicants for employment. The name of the responsible employee who has been identified as the Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator for the District is as follows:
Dr. Insoon Olson, Title IX Coordinator & Compliance Officer
1025 Ninth Avenue, Greeley, CO 80631
Phone: 970-348-6104
Email address:
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