Powell Middle School Special Education Center-Based Paraprofessional - #495198

Littleton Public Schools

Date: 10/14/2021 14:00 PM

City: Littleton, Colorado

Salary: $1,692 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

  • JobID: 7461

  • Position Type:

    Special Education Classified/Parapro SpEd Center Based PreK-Mid

    Date Posted:



    Powell Middle School

    Closing Date:


    Responsible for providing individual and/or small group instructional strategies to students with special needs under the supervision of licensed staff in either the general education classroom or those students who attend special education center based programs. Also responsible for making independent decisions within appropriate parameters; implementing team designed behavior support plans; monitoring and supporting students during special activities, preparing and modifying instructional materials; collecting data for IEP goals and behavior plans, monitoring and providing feedback on student progress, maintaining student confidentiality and adapting to changes in responsibilities and schedules.

    Experience working with students with disabilities preferred; must be a strong team player, with ability to work independently.

      High School diploma
      Associates degree or equivalent and/or demonstrated knowledge and ability to assist in instruction of reading, writing, math or school readiness skills
      At least one year of experience working with students with special needs preferred
      Criminal background check required for hire
      CPR and First Aid certifications required within 3 months after hire
      Nationally recognized crisis training prevention required within 3 months of hire
      Medication administration class required within 3 months of hire

      A physical will be required for this position
      The school day consists of direct contact with the students
      May need to push a wheelchair and assist students if they fall
      May need to assist students using the restrooms and change diapers
      Must be able to manipulate 50 lbs. safely
      Physical Demands Factor – Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects

    This position is 6.45 hours per day at Powell Middle School.

    Starting salary is Grade 5 at $16.92 per hour

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