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ParaEducator,Special Programs

at Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Posted: 12/2/2019
Job Reference #: 61669

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ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS Job posting 61669
1500 EAST 128TH AVE, THORNTON, Colorado, 80241Job posted as of Nov 01, 2019 until Until Filled

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.

The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color,sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other basis prohibited by applicable law. The District is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching the educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

Job Title
ParaEducator,Special Programs

Hours Per Week
District Name
School / Location Name
13000 LAFAYETTE ST, THORNTON, Colorado, 80241-2306
Posted on
Nov 01, 2019
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description
SUMMARY: Assist students in Specialized Programs by providing specialized individualized instruction; including academic support, monitoring behaviors, functional life skills. Assists student in maintaining personal health and hygiene functions; assists students to and from classes and bus stops.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.Provide support in general education setting in order for students to fully participate in class activities. Assist students in Specialized Programs by tutoring, adapting work and monitoring and enforcing social and acceptable behavior. May assist with administer testing or assessments. Assist instructor with related paperwork. Implement specialized therapy programs; work directly with therapists on physical progress and Individualized Education Plans (IEP).
2.Assist special needs students in performing daily routines, including getting to and from class and bus stops, using toilets, diapering, feeding, medical needs and personal hygiene, including working with trach, feeding tubes, and catherization. Support behavior plan implementation.
3.Sanitize, disinfect and clean learning environment and general work area of all bodily fluids.
4.Facilitate and encourage speech and language development through the use of alternate communication systems such as sign language or voice activated computer systems.
5.Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

?High school diploma or equivalent.
?Willingness to work with students with significant needs (training opportunities provided).

?Criminal background check required for hire.
?Ability to successfully complete a pre-hire, post-offer physical examination.
?CPR and First Aid certifications preferred.
?Universal Precautions training required within 3 months after entering position.
?CPI/Safety Care training certification required within 3 months after entering position.


Salary placement on our Classified Salary schedule is dependent on the Grade for the position being posted and employees’ previous work experience. "Grade" refers to position or job classification and "Step" refers to number of work experience credit or service years. Initial placement will be at the Grade for the position step 1.


Employees regularly scheduled to work twenty (20) hours per week or more are eligible to receive the district contribution towards insurance benefits as defined in the Classified Master Agreement Article 11.3, 11.4, and 11.5 and are eligible for benefits described within this article. Employees regularly scheduled to work less than twenty (20) hours per week, or employees

whose employment is temporary, are not eligible for benefits described within this article. Please refer to the Classified Master Agreement for more information.



All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application. Please include job titles and duties that you held while doing that job. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.

Additional Information
Minimum starting hourly rate $15.25
This is a new position.

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