Paraeducator - Special Education Paraeducator Substitute 2017-18

Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, Colorado

Date PostedJanuary 10, 2018
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that expects educational success for all students. Boulder Valley School District is a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national level for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement. The communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill cover approximately 500 square miles and serve an estimated 211,000 residents, with an enrollment of more than 29,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within its boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area.

Website: http://www.bvsd.org

Position: Special Education Paraeducator Substitute

Responsibilities

-Assist students with severe disabilities in both the regular and special education classrooms

-Provide personal care to students requiring hygiene issues

-Ability to perform physical labor, including lifting of up to 50 pounds

-Provide careful and effective supervision of students

-Assist in the implementation of special education programming for students with disabilities

-Carry out instructional/behavioral objectives for individuals or small groups of students with disabilities

-Use positive reinforcement strategies to maintain a safe environment
-Maintain a clean and safe physical environment


Qualifications

Required:

-High School diploma or equivalent
-Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English.
-Completed and submitted BVSD online application (including 3 letters of recommendation)


Preferred:

- Work experience with school age children and/or students with disabilities

- Degree in education, human services, or related field

- Proven ability to work effectively with adults and children

-Effective verbal and written communication skill


Salary Information: $12.50 per hour up to 7 hours per day

Application and Selection Procedure:

Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).

If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.

Applicants will not be contacted until the application is complete and all required documents have been submitted.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints:BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5093; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html



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