ELA General Assignment para - Spanish

Denver Public Schools Denver, CO
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 26820. Current DPS employees will find the Paraprofessional Job Opportunities position listed under the Hot Jobs section of Opportunities in their Employee Space.

COMPASSION ROAD ACADEMY

Northeast

Hours Per Day: 4

Salary Range: $12.50 - $13.30 per hour

School Year: 2018-19

Subjects and Grades:

* Grade 09 - Ninth

* Grade 10 - Tenth

* Grade 11 - Eleventh

* Grade 12 - Twelfth

Essential Functions and Objectives:

The English Language Acquisition (ELA) General Paraprofessional supports teachers by providing curriculum based English language acquisition educational support to students in designated subject areas. Communicates and coordinates with students and parents (oral and written) about routine issues in their native language. The ELA General Paraprofessional may assist with computer led instruction, student assessment and lesson planning among other duties.

Knowledge, Experience Other Qualifications:

Must be able to communicate in Spanish, both orally and in writing. Effective April 10th, 2017, ELA General Assignment Paras for Spanish are required to complete a proficiency exam hosted by Berlitz. The test has two parts, speaking and reading and the candidate must pass in order to be hired for the position. The cost of this test is $70. This cost is eligible for reimbursement if the candidate is hired and becomes an active working DPS Employee. For more information, visit http://www.berlitz.us/dps/.

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 www.naces.org for approved service members).

OR

Copy of high school diploma or GED and proof of passing the TABE D Adult Education Test for Reading and Math.

OR

Copy of high school diploma or GED and proof of passing the WorkKeys exam in reading for information and applied mathematics. Score of 4 or higher in both is required.

Testing Information for TABED:

Testing is available at the Emily Griffith Testing Center for $15.00

* 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)

http://www.emilygriffith.edu/testing-center

* Monday - Wednesday:8AM - 4PM

* Thursday:8AM - 1PM

* Friday:8AM - 10AM

Required Scores are:

* Paraprofessionals working in ECE - 5th Grade positions: Reading score of 7.3 or higher and Math score of 6.1 or higher.

* Paraprofessionals working in 6th - 12th Grade positions: Reading score of 12.8 or higher and Math score of 12.9 or higher.

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.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg 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 dpsk12.org.

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.

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