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Company: Denver Public Schools
Location: Denver
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

NorthwestHours Per Day: 8Salary Range: New hires will be set at $16.505 per hour. The salary range for internal candidates is $16.505 to $23.585 per hour.
Subjects and Grades:

  • Position begins in school year 2022-2023
  • Grade 06 - Sixth
  • Grade 07 - Seventh
  • Grade 08 - Eighth
  • Grade 09 - Ninth
  • Grade 10 - Tenth
  • Grade 11 - Eleventh
  • Grade 12 - Twelfth
  • Multi-Intensive Severe (MI-S) Center Program
    Essential Functions and Objectives:

    • The Secondary Special Education paraprofessional supports the educational, behavioral, social-emotional, physical and daily living needs of middle and high school level students with disabilities in integrated, resource, self-contained and community settings. Assists in conducting testing and assessment, multi-media activities, record-keeping, computer operation, discipline, and other activities. May assist with lifting and transporting of students, as well as daily living activities such as toileting, diapering, feeding, and personal hygiene as trained and directed.
      Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:
      Some positions may require the transportation of students, in which case a valid Colorado driver's license, auto insurance, and a good driving record are required.
      • Provides instruction and services for students who frequently present with multiple disabilities. Curriculum emphasis is in skill development in the domain areas of: basic skills and concepts (including functional academics), recreation and leisure, community, vocational and domestic. Motor, communication and social skills are infused throughout all areas.
        To see what qualifications are acceptable for this role, please refer to this paraprofessional qualifications guide .
        Additional Information:

        • Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):
        • Benefits (including DPS contributions):
        • Compensation Structures:
        • Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.
          About 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.
          DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at

          Denver 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, SECONDARY SPECIAL EDUCATION, MULTI-INTENSIVE SEVERE, Education / Teaching , Denver, Colorado

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