ELEMENTARY SPECIAL EDUCATION PARA- AFFECTIVE NEEDS

Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 15, 2018
Ref
31204
Grade Level
Elementary School
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BROWN INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY

Northwest

Hours Per Day: 7

Salary Range: $14.39 - $15.14 per hour

School Year: 2018-19

Subjects and Grades:

* Position begins in school year 2018-2019
* Grade 03 - Third
* Grade 04 - Fourth
* Grade 05 - Fifth
* Affective Needs (AN) Center Program

E ssential Functions and Objectives:

T he Elementary Special Education Paraprofessional supports the educational, behavioral, social-emotional, physical and daily living needs of elementary 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.

Affective Needs (AN) Center Program Job Description
- Provides instruction for students with emotional disabilities with an emphasis on instruction for behavioral skills, social skills, and academic skills.

E ducation 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 in 6th - 12th Grade positions: Reading score of 12.8 or higher and Math score of 12.9 or higher.

Other information:

Brown International Academy is an ECE through 5th grade neighborhood school located in the popular and growing Highlands area. Brown is an authorized International Baccalaureate school offering a Primary Years Programme. Our mission at Brown is to empower learners to grow into compassionate, confident, contributing citizens of the world. Learners will be open-minded to multiple perspectives, advocate for peace and promote change within our global community. Brown administration and staff work collaboratively to provide a nurturing environment that develops the whole child while aligning curriculum with the Common Core State Standards. Rigorous instructional practices and trans-disciplinary learning lead to increased academic performance for all Brown students.

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 Tom Boasberg 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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