GENERAL ASSIGNMENT I PARA

Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 22, 2019
Ref
34004
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STEELE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Southeast

Hours Per Day: 7

Salary Range: $12.54 - $13.13 per hour

School Year: 2018-19

Subjects and Grades:

* Kindergarten

Essential Functions and Objectives:

- The General Assignment I Paraprofessional will provide general assistance and support to teachers and administration. Responsible for assisting teachers with both instructional and behavioral management duties. Helps provide students with assistance on in-class work and assists in preparing student assignments and in grading student work. May also assist in the Library Media Center or the Computer Lab. \n

Education Requirements:

Copy of official/unofficial transcript(s) verifying at least 48 semester hours, Associate\u2019s, or Bachelor\u2019s 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 6th-8th grade positions: Reading and Math Score of 9.0 or higher

- Paraprofessionals working in 9th - 12th grade positions: Reading and Math Score of 12.7 or higher

Other information:

Steele Elementary School provides a dynamic atmosphere for students, staff and the community. We believe in putting students first in everything we do and know that by working together all of our students will succeed. We believe that all students have the ability to critically think and that as educators it is our responsibility to create learning opportunities that foster collaboration and critical thinking. We believe that students learn best in a supportive environment where they are encouraged and comfortable in sharing their voice with the teacher and their class. We also know that adults perform best when they are comfortable taking risks and have a set of shared values and goals. We pride ourselves as a school that loves teaching and fosters a love of learning for everyone. Steele has a partnership with Stanley British Primary and approximately half of our classrooms have a teaching intern in the classroom with them. Teachers who are not British Primary trained are provided a full time classroom aide.

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 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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