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Jeffco Public Schools Paraprofessional in Golden, Colorado

To view and apply to positions please visit our jobs board atwww.jeffcok12jobs.org, keyword "para"SUMMARY: Provide classroom support and supervision of students under thedirection of the supervisor. Provide enrichment and intervention time.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties maybe assigned.-Work with individual or small groups of students to support and reinforceteacher prepared lesson plans.-Provide enrichment and intervention time using District-provided materials oractivities.-Organize and prepare materials and resources to support classroom activitiesas assigned by the teacher.-Supervise and manage student behavior as assigned.-Prepare instructional art work (i.e. posters, bulletin boards and displays).-Administer or assist with District and classroom assessments.-Perform clerical duties such as filing, copying, and organizing studentrecords.-Perform other duties as assigned.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school diploma/GED required. Jeffcoparaprofessional training will be offered upon acceptance of a position andmust be completed at first available training opportunity.EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in a school setting preferred.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, .and. EQUIPMENT: Requires basic language, math,writing and communication skills. Knowledge of general office equipmentpreferrCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, .and. REGISTRATIONS: None required.SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY: This job does not supervise otheremployees.CONTACTS: Daily contact with persons in the same work unit or building andprovides service to students and parents.SAFETY TO SELF AND OTHERS: Medium exposure of self to bruises and cuts orinjuries due to interaction with students. Low exposure of self due to bodilyfluids (gloves are provided).The physical demands, work environment characteristics, and mentalfunctions described here are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential functions.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee isregularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach withhands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required tostand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb orbalance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally liftand/or move up to 25 pounds.WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee isoccasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in thework environment is usually moderate.MENTAL FUNCTIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee isregularly required to analyze, communicate and use interpersonal skills. Theemployee is frequently required to compare, copy, coordinate, computeand compile. The employee is occasionally required to synthesize, evaluate andJUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING: Work is assigned by classroom teacher. Thisposition requires ability to make decisions and follow instructions of theclassroom teacher and school guidelines. Errors in decision making could leadto improper instructions for students, or improper behavior management ofstudents. Decision making requires collaboration with supervisor. Work isguided by District policies, school/department procedures.DIVERSITY OF DUTIES: Duties require cross training in office equipmentincluding use of computers. This position requires communication skills,ability to work with groups of students and ability to work independently.

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