Paraeducator - Instructional

Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, Colorado

Date Posted August 13, 2019
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status
Salary Negotiable

Description:


Instructional Paraeducator
.6545 FTE (26.18 hrs/wk) - Regular, ongoing
Hourly Pay Range: $13.58 - $19.10


BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Summary:
Assist students with basic classroom work, including computers, language arts, math and research. Assist classroom teacher with preparing classroom work as needed including, but not limited to, copying, filing, reinforcing discipline, grading and gaining respect of students.

Responsibilities:
-Assist teacher(s) in preparing materials; laminating, copying, filing, etc. Assist with grading, attendance and instructional centers, etc.
-Assist students with classroom activities. Assist with curriculum instructional delivery to both individual and small groups to ensure mastering of subjects.
-Supervise and monitor students during playground, lunchroom, field trips, passing periods, classroom activities, etc. Support eloping students by keeping them within 3-5 feet to ensure the student remains safe. Must be physically able to run with student to keep them in close proximity.
-Assist injured or sick students to health room.
-Cover classroom for short periods (up to 30 minutes) when teacher is called out of the classroom for staff meetings or other reasons.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Required:

-High School Diploma or equivalent
-Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English, must pass English component of interview process
-Ability to perform physical labor, including lifting of up to 25 pounds
-Complete and submitted BVSD online application

Preferred:
-Experience working with children
-Positive communication, interaction and work experience with diverse people
-Bilingual English/Spanish

Salary Information:
-Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

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.
-Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, 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 - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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