PARAPROFESSIONAL, GENERAL ASSIGNMENT II, KINDERGARTEN-5TH GRADE, ELA-E

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BEACH COURT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Northwest

Hours Per Day: 3

Salary Range: $13.51 - $14.27 per hour

School Year: 2019-20

Subjects and Grades:

* Kindergarten
* Grade 01 - First
* Grade 02 - Second
* Grade 03 - Third
* Grade 04 - Fourth
* Grade 05 - Fifth
* ELA-E (BILINGUAL PREFERRED)

Essential Functions and Objectives:

- The General Assignment II Paraprofessional provides advanced assistance and support to teachers and administration. Responsible for assisting teachers with both instructional and behavioral management duties. Provides students with assistance on in-class work and be of assistance in preparing student assignments and in grading student work. May also assist in the Library Media Center or the Computer Lab.
- Provides instruction to linguistically diverse students in English only.

Education 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 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:

At Beach Court Elementary, we help children to become confident in who they are today while gaining the knowledge and experiences that will shape them into who they'll become tomorrow. We offer a rigorous, standards-based academic program that prepares every student for outstanding opportunities in middle and high school, college and careers. Our caring and friendly teachers embrace the unique individual in all students, and support them in realizing their dreams. To help every child reach his or her highest potential, Beach Court proudly provides intensive support in math and literacy, including native-language instruction that supports Spanish-speaking students in learning English while mastering knowledge and skills in all core subjects. And to develop well-rounded, lifelong learners, Beach Court offers cutting-edge technology and a wide variety of the specials and before- and after-school programs kids love. Come be part of the Beach Court family!

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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