Paraprofessional

Location
Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 14, 2018
Ref
48359
SUMMARY: Interact with students, staff, parents and public. Perform any of the following clerical duties: answering phone, operating office machines, maintaining student records and schedules, distributing mail, and photocopying.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

-File and maintain student records.

-Perform clerical duties such as answering telephone, taking messages, and typing.

-Provide information to administrators and school staff regarding school curriculum and technology.

-Answer questions and communicate with students, teachers, parents, or public visiting the office.

-Distribute U.S. Mail and District pony mail.

-Perform photocopying as requested.

-Order and stock supplies.

-Compute curriculum schedules.

-Compute copy machine charges.

-Perform annual inventory, storage of supplies, and general house keeping.

-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/GED required. Jeffco paraprofessional training will be offered upon acceptance of a position and must be completed at first available training opportunity.

EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in a school setting preferred.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EQUIPMENT: Requires basic language, math, writing, microcomputer, and filing skills. Knowledge of general office equipment preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS: None required.

SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

CONTACTS: Daily contact with persons in the same work unit or building, persons in other departments or buildings, students, parents, general public, and PTA to provide service or furnish information.

SAFETY TO SELF AND OTHERS Low exposure to self to cuts or bruises due to a typical office environment. Low exposure of self to bodily fluids.

The physical demands, work environment characteristics, and mental functions described here 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 stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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 analyze, communicate, and evaluate. The employee is frequently required to copy, coordinate, compute, and compile. The employee is occasionally required to compare, instruct, synthesize, evaluate, and negotiate.

JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING: Work is assigned by administrator, counselor, computer instructor, or office secretary. This position requires ability to follow directions based on the instructions given. Errors in decision making could lead to incorrect information provided to the students, parents or the public. Decision making requires collaboration with teaching staff and administrator. Work is guided by District policies, school policies and department procedures.

DIVERSITY OF DUTIES: Duties require cross training in general office equipment including use of microcomputers. This position requires communication skills, ability to work with students, and ability to work independently.
Additional Information

We are seeking an individual to assist in supervision of students during the lunch and recess hours each day. Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions:
Job Status Type is Referenced Above in Job Posting:
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco probationary contract will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract, will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services for questions.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, sex, disability.


Salary:
http://www.jeffcopublicschools.org/employment/salaries/
Benefits:
http://www.jeffcopublicschools.org/employment/benefits/


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