Pueblo City Schools

Pueblo , CO

Job Details

Job Description

Contract Terms:
182 Work Days - 7 ½ Hours a Day (30 minute lunch included)
Paraprofessional Salary Schedule

Benefits - PPEA Agreement / Nonexempt Employee

You must submit a Current Resume with your application.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Highly qualified according to NCLB by:
    • Pass Work Keys or Praxis Test or
    • 48 semester hours (Unofficial Transcript is required as a copy of a degree will not be accepted)
    • AA Degree (Unofficial Transcript is required as a copy of a degree will not be accepted)
  • Verified ability to lift students twenty-five pounds to fifty pounds without assistance and over fifty pounds with assistance
  • Ability to pass District designated post offer screen lift test
  • Verified First Aid training and recertification card
  • Verified CPR training and recertification card
Physical Demands:
Standing  -  Frequently
Walking  -  Frequently
Sitting  -  Occasionally
Under 10 lbs.  -  Frequently
10 - 25 lbs.  -  Frequently
26 - 60 lbs.  -  Occasionally
61 - 75 lbs.  -  Occasionally
76 - 100 lbs.  -  Rarely
Under 10 lbs.  -  Frequently
10 - 25 lbs.  -  Frequently
26 - 60 lbs.  -  Occasionally
61 - 75 lbs.  -   Rarely 
76 - 100 lbs.  -  Never
Pushing/Pulling  -  Occasional up to 50 lb.
Climbing  -  Rarely
Balancing  -  Occasionally
Stooping  -  Frequently
Kneeling  -  Occasionally
Crouching  -  Occasionally
Crawling  -  Occasionally
Reaching  -  Frequently
Handling  -  Occasionally
Fingering  -  Occasionally
Personal Protective Equipment Used: 
Back Support Belt
 GOAL - To enhance student achievement, health and program needs.
  1. Implement lessons to meet student's instructional objectives under the direction of the classroom teacher.
  2. Assist with monitoring, scoring, and may give daily or weekly criteria tests for Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) objectives.
  3. Assist small group(s) and individuals with lessons, practice exercises, and monitor seat work for understanding.
  4. Implement behavioral management strategies using the same emphasis and techniques as the teacher, and may be responsible for data collection and observing and rewarding student behavior, as per IEP.
  5. Maintain positive communication among students, parents, as well as school staff.
  6. Along with the classroom teacher, contribute information, ideas and/or concerns regarding the student at IEP meetings.
  7. Monitor student progress in educational programs and relate findings to supervising teachers.
  8. Adapt, modify and/or acquire instructional materials from the supervising teacher(s).
  9. Discipline students following district and/or individualized plans communicated by the supervising teacher.
  10. Participate in staff development activities.
  11. Work with and learn a variety of assistive communication methods and devices.
  12. Work a flexible schedule, as assigned.
  13. Maintain the confidentiality of student records and information.
  14. Maintain an appropriate professional appearance.
Application Procedure:
Apply on line

Pueblo City Schools seeks to comply with state and/or federal law prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, sex(gender), age, genetic information, or disabilities in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its educational programs or activities.  Inquiries regarding Pueblo City Schools' compliance may be referred to the Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Compliance Officer for Pueblo City Schools, 315 West 11th St., Pueblo, CO 81003 (719) 549-7162.
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  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
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