PARAPROFESSIONAL, KINDERGARTEN

Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
Ref
38126
Grade Level
Early Childhood
If you are not currently a DPS Paraprofessional or Teacher you must first apply to the general Paraprofessional Job Opportunities posting before applying to a specific school. If you have not completed this process you will find the Apply Now button above is not available. Candidates who are not current DPS employees may apply to the general paraprofessional position here or by searching the DPS Job Board for job ID 33472. Current DPS employees will find the Paraprofessional Job Opportunities position listed under the Hot Jobs section of Opportunities in their Employee Space.

DENVER CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AT FAIRMONT

Northwest

Hours Per Day: 7 hours

Salary Range: $13.69 - $14.52 per hour

School Year: 2019-20

Subjects and Grades:

* Kindergarten
* Elementary Education

E ssential Functions and Objectives:

- The Kindergarten Paraprofessional assists with student instruction in designated subject areas (e.g., reading, writing, math, science, social studies) and provides care and discipline of Kindergarten students as directed by the classroom teacher. The Kindergarten Paraprofessional performs classroom duties which may include but are not limited to preparing instructional materials, assisting with student instruction, care and discipline, and keeping the classroom clean and well-organized.
- Provides Kindergarten instruction following the DPS standards-based curriculum.

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 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:

In today's rapidly changing, highly connected and complex world, preparing students for success means helping them understand the world around them and find their place in it. The curriculum at DCIS at Fairmont is focused on international studies and helping students develop a global perspective. We also understand that developing a global perspective isn't just about learning a second language or studying other countries, it's also about connecting with neighbors and fellow students. Students will learn core subjects including reading, writing, math and science, while also experiencing world languages, arts, technology, clubs, and travel opportunities.

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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