Denver Christian is searching for a Para-professional for both Elementary and High School. This is an immediate need and will go through the end of the current school year. This position can be full or part-time and starting pay is an hourly rate of $15.10 an hour. DOE
Position Summary: The Para-Educator supports the designated inclusion student In lower Elementary as well as the classroom.
General Expectations: Educators at Denver Christian School are exemplary with respect to the following Denver Christian School Faculty Core Competencies:
Denver Christian School Teachers model an active, vibrant faith life in order to intentionally disciple students and integrate faith and learning into all aspects of a DC education.
Denver Christian School Teachers demonstrate commitment to the DC mission statement, to student learning, and to a healthy staff climate and culture. DC teachers prepare systematically and learn from experience and professional growth and development.
Denver Christian School Teachers foster academic excellence because they are qualified in their subject area, passionate about what they teach, skilled at subject and grade specific pedagogy, and innovative and creative in lesson design, implementation and assessment; they are committed to continual improvement in each of these areas.
Denver Christian School Teachers create a healthy and positive learning environment; manage their classroom and learning experiences in a way that allows each student to thrive; build strong, discipling relationships with students; and exercise discipline from a biblical framework.
Denver Christian School Teachers actively embrace leadership roles with students, through discipling relationships both in and out of the classroom, and with peers, through meaningful involvement in professional development and professional learning communities.
Professional Expectations: In addition to the Employee Handbook and the Faculty Procedures Handbook, the Expectations of Para-Educators include but are not limited to the following:
Work individually or with small groups of students using a variety of techniques to help students with their daily work and/or life skills instruction. Being actively present in the classroom(s) to support the learning of designated students.
Assist non-inclusion students when needed in the classroom in conjunction with the classroom teacher.
Assist student(s) during specials (chapel, art, music, P.E., library) as needed; including recess/lunch if necessary.
Off-campus work with students promoting life skills if/as needed.