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Cortez Paraprofessional - Beech St. Preschool

at Teach in Southwest Colorado

Posted: 5/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 243
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MONTEZUMA-CORTEZ SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1

BEECH STREET PARAPROFESSIONAL

  

POSITION INFORMATION

Job Position:

Paraprofessional

Start Date:

2019-2020 school year

Subject & Grade:

Preschool

Organization:

Beech St. Preschool

Designation:

Paraprofessional

Location:

Cortez, CO

Type:

Contractual

Contact:

Dan Porter

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Email:

dporter@cortez.k12.co.us

Benefits:

Yes

Phone:

970-565-7282 ext. 1133

Compensation:

Commensurate to experience

DistrictWebsite:

cortez.k12.co.us

Montezuma-Cortez Mission and Values

             EVERY STUDENT. EVERY DAY

Together we are…

          Growing our team of effective and committed educators

          Creating a culture of high expectations

          Respecting our diversity

          Inspiring community trust and support

          Building pathways to successful futures

We are looking for passionate teachers who are interested in joining a dynamic team of educators dedicated to closing the achievement gap in a high-need, diverse community of learners. We are privileged to serve students from the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and the Navajo Tribe, which contributes greatly to the cultural richness of our community and schools.

REPORTS TO:  Preschool Director

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for providing assistance to teachers in working with students, clerical tasks and other functions. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Collaborates with teachers to provide instructional and enrichment assistance to individual students, and large and small groups
  2. Designs suitable materials for classroom use, bulletin boards and educational displays.
  3. Supervises students in various school settings and situations, including classrooms, lunchroom, playground, us lines, field trips, etc.
  4. Provides clerical support, including paper grading, student folders, typing and filing office support activities, etc.
  5. Assists in the maintenance of students’ records, such as grade records, report cards, diagnostic and achievement test scores, and others.
  6. Provides general assistance to students in non-instructional situations.
  7. May administer minor first aid in the absence of other personnel.
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Minimum Education:  High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum Experience
    • Less than one year
  • Skill Requirements
    • Computer
    • Word processing
    • General office equipment
    • Effective communication
    • Some knowledge of child development
    • Some knowledge of classroom management
  • General Expectations
    • Is flexible
    • Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers
    • Maintains a generally positive attitude
    • Observes all district policies and procedures

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION:  None required

ESSENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:  Mostly clean and comfortable, some noise, some outside duties

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Occasional lifting 5 to 20 pounds
  • Frequent bending, standing, reaching, sitting, and walking
  • Occasional squatting, kneeling and stooping

SUPERVISORY DUTIES:  None


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term.



Primary Location: Montezuma-Cortez SD RE-1 - Beech Street Preschool

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)