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Para-Educator – Severe Needs Cherry Creek School District Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113

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Cherry Creek School District is looking for highly motivated and talented candidates for the part-time role of Para-Educator – Severe Needs. The new role is available in Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113.

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Job: Para-Educator – Severe Needs

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Company: Cherry Creek School District
Location: Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113

Job Description

Para-Educator – Severe Needs

JOB STATUS:
OPEN

POSTING DATE:
11/25/2019

CLOSING DATE:
12/02/2019 04:00 PM

POSTING NUMBER:
L23997

FACILITY:
Cherry Hills Village Elem

POSITION TITLE:
Para-Educator – Severe Needs

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under the guidance of licensed special education staff, assist students with severe special education needs by helping individuals or small groups of students with curriculum, implementing programming, generalizing learned skills, and implementing behavior strategies. Assist licensed special education staff by preparing student materials, monitoring students, and recording student achievement and progress. Provide technical physical care for students. Maintain a clean and hygienic work environment where appropriate. Assignments include: Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program (DHH), Vision Program, Integrated Learning Center (ILC), Autism Classroom, Behavior Development Classroom (BD), Transition Programming, and Early Childhood Severe Needs Programming

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide technical physical care for students with special needs as assigned, which may include toileting, grooming, cleaning ventilation devices, feeding, care of gastrostomy tube (G-tube), positioning, and improving range of motion (ILC or Autism Classroom). For students with identified vision disability, serve as a sighted guide. [Daily, 20%]

Assist students with classroom activities, including adapting the curriculum to individual student needs. Assist with curriculum delivery to both individuals and small groups to ensure generalization of skills. If working in DHH Program, develop student language, vocabulary, reading, and writing using sign language for students who need a signing para-educator. [Daily, 20%]

Implement student accommodations and therapeutic procedures and programs. Maintain records of student progress and behavior in conjunction with the licensed staff, which may include special reports, providing feedback, and reporting observations to the Individualized Education Program team. [Daily, 20%]

Monitor students and reinforce appropriate behavior for individual student needs. Prevent student self-harm and harm to others. Assist student development of social interactions or communication between students with special needs and general education peers. [Daily, 15%]

Assist special education licensed staff in preparing materials, administering tests, attendance, etc. Assist with paperwork and documentation as needed. For students with identified vision disability, transcribe books, materials, and resources into Braille, large print, or tape. [Daily, 15%]

Assist with other classroom events, such as fire drills, as necessary. [Monthly, 5%]

Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. [Daily, 5%]

EXPERIENCE:

No experience required.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent.

No experience required.

Basic knowledge of typical office equipment such as telephones, copiers, fax machines, email, etc.

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Intermediate English language skills.

Intermediate oral and written communication skills.

Advanced interpersonal relations skills.

Advanced organizational skills.

Ability to work alone and with others.

Ability to implement behavior modification techniques.

Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations.

Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.

Ability to work one-on-one and in small groups with students.

If working in the Deaf/HH Program, ability to understand the impacts of hearing loss on learning and social interaction.

If working in the Vision Program, knowledge of and skills with Braille, knowledge of sighted guide techniques.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate’s degree.

Experience working in a school district or educational setting.

Experience working with students, including students with autism, behavior challenges, medically fragile conditions, hearing or vision loss, or intellectual disabilities.

Experience working in a special education environment.

CPR and First Aid certifications.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Criminal background check and fingerprinting required for hire.

Mandatory biennial Crisis Prevention Intervention training for staff working in Behaviorally Disordered/ILC/Autism programs, provided by the District.

APPLY TO:

EMPLOYEE GROUP:
Para-Educators Range 5

SALARY:
$15.52 minimum per hour | Placement is based on relevant full-time experience; part-time experience will be converted into its equivalent amount of full-time experience.

DAYS:
178

HOURS PER DAY:
7

START DATE:
December 2019

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