Special Education Paraprofessional

Elizabeth C-1 School District

Elizabeth, Colorado

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Date Posted July 04, 2021
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:

SPECIAL EDUCATION PARAPROFESSIONAL - DISTRICT OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM

Position requires 35 hours per week for 170 days while school is in session

We offer an attractive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, life insurance and paid time off as well as a retirement plan through PERA.

Hourly Rate Range = $13.50-$17.50 (DOE)

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting with the instructional and physical needs of special needs students in a variety of functions and settings. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Collaborates and consults with the special education teachers and specialists in instructional activities in accordance with IEP goals.

2. Assists with instruction in self contained classrooms, one on one and small groups.

3. Maintains and monitors the daily activities of students in all classes, provides a variety of assistance when needed.

4. May assist with the preparation of instructional and resource materials.

5. May supervises special needs students in non-classroom settings.

6. Maintains some student records pertaining to behavior and progress, including confidential reports and information and reports for staffings.

7. Interacts and communicates appropriately with parents and other staff.

9. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING

High school graduate or equivalent

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

Less than one year

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Computer skills

Word processing

General office equipment

Effective communication

Some knowledge of special needs students helpful

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

Is flexible

Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers

Maintains a generally positive attitude

Has read the employee handbook to familiarize themselves with pertinent policies

Observes all district policies and procedures

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION

None required

ESSENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

Mostly clean and comfortable; some noise; some hazardous situations, depending on situation and nature of special needs and conditions of students

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Frequent standing, walking, sitting, bending, and reaching

Occasional stooping, squatting, and kneeling

Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds

SUPERVISORY DUTIES

None