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CLS - Special Education Paraprofessional - Transition Program (2 Openings) ESS/Sanville

Company: Adams County School District 14;Allen County Schoo
Location: Commerce City
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Special Education

Date Posted:

Educational Support Services

Closing Date:
Until Filled

POSITION: Paraprofessional - Special Education: Transition Program


  • Provide instructional support and assistance in meeting the educational needs of students, under the direction and immediate supervision of a licensed school professional.
  • Services provided vary based on Individual Education Plans (IEP) and requirements to provide services in the least restrictive environment.
  • Work with special needs students; works closely with the SPED Team.
    • Proof of high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Additionally, instructional paraprofessionals in Title I schools or paraprofessionals supported by Title I funds in a targeted Title I school must have 1 of the 3 following qualifications:
      • 2 years of higher education; an associate's degree or higher; or a passing score on the state paraprofessional assessment.
      • Knowledge of childhood development and behavior management is preferred.
      • Basic computer skills preferred.
      • Colorado Driver's license preferred.
      • First Aid and CPR certification required. (Provided by district)
      • Core District Special Education Paraprofessional training or requirements must be acquired within 36 months of hire.
        • Experience working with children with special needs preferred.
        • Bilingual preferred.
          • Support instructional program and provide instructional assistance for students in individual, small and large group settings.
          • Implement approved modifications and/or accommodations of curriculum.
          • Supervise and facilitate student in the classroom and a variety of settings that may include the lunchroom, playground, field trips, extra-curricular activities, on-the-job training.
          • Help and support student with special needs which may include emotional issues, self-help skills fine and gross motor, visual, auditory, physical, medical and health needs, educational, prevocational and life skills in a least restrictive environment.
          • Collaborate and communicate with other special and regular educators and administrators with regard to academic behavioral issues and observations. Provide suggestions, feedback and support to building staff, administrators, parents and outside agencies regarding effective strategies for facilitating learning.
          • Assist the school professional by helping with data collection, updating records and documentation while helping maintain student files and class records. Maintain compliance with confidentiality laws including Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA.)
          • Attend and participate in district and building in-service opportunities and committee work.
          • Must be able to work in a one-to-one situation with a student.
          • Must be comfortable and able to perform duties necessary for toileting /personal hygiene.
          • Ability to implement academic curriculum to meet Individual Educational Plan.
          • Must be able to work with multiple students in varying situations.
          • Perform other duties as assigned. SALARY: Classified 192 Salary Schedule Range 6.

Keywords: Adams County School District 14;Allen County Schoo, Commerce City , CLS - Special Education Paraprofessional - Transition Program (2 Openings) ESS/Sanville, Education / Teaching , Commerce City, Colorado

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