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Paraprofessional, Itinerant Specialist Education

Company: Denver Public Schools
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

If you are not currently a DPS Paraprofessional or Teacher you must first apply to the general Paraprofessional Job Opportunities posting before applying to a specific school. If you have not completed this process you will find the Apply Now button above is not available. Candidates who are not current DPS employees may apply to the general paraprofessional position here or by searching the DPS Job Board for job ID 40281. Current DPS employees will find the Paraprofessional Job Opportunities position listed under the Hot Jobs section of Opportunities in their Employee Space.STUDENT EQUITY AND OPPORTUNITYHours Per Day: 7Salary Range: $15.10 - $15.86 per hourSubjects and Grades:* Early Childhood Education* KindergartenEssential Functions and Objectives:This Itinerant Paraprofessional will support teachers by providing assistance with educational, behavioral, social-emotional, physical and daily living needs of preschool children with disabilities in an inclusive preschool/kindergarten setting. May assist with conducting testing and assessment, multi-media activities, record-keeping, computer operation, discipline, and other activities, as pertains to working with preschool/kindergarten children with and without disabilities.Education Requirements:Copy of official/unofficial transcript(s) verifying at least 48 semester hours, Associates, or Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university (All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. You do not need a course-by-course, just a basic evaluation. Visit for approved service members).ORCopy of high school diploma or GED and proof of passing the TABE D Adult Education Test for Reading and Math.ORCopy of high school diploma or GEDandproof of passing the WorkKeys exam, if passed prior to June 2018, in reading for information and applied mathematics. Score of 4 or higher in both is required.ORCopy of your high school diploma or GEDandSAT scores (within the last 5 years) of minimum 500+ in Math and 470+ in Reading.For ECE Para's Only:Copy of your high school diploma or GEDANDMust successfully complete ECE 101 within a designated period of time which will be determined after hire.Testing Information for TABED:Testing is available at the Emily Griffith Testing Center for $20.00* 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80203 - 6th Floor* Testing is available by walk-in during the following hours (offices are closed most holidays - check the hours on their website before visiting)

* Monday - Wednesday:8AM - 3PM* Thursday:8AM - 12PM* Friday:8AM - 9AMRequired Scores are:* Reading score of 536 or higher* Math score of 547 or higherAbout Denver Public Schools:Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the statein terms of student academic growth. Learn more at Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Keywords: Denver Public Schools, Denver , Paraprofessional, Itinerant Specialist Education, Education / Teaching , Denver, Colorado

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