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Student Services Paraprofessional

Ascent Classical Academy of Douglas County
Lonetree, CO
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Job Title: Student Services Paraprofessional

Location: Ascent Classical Academy of Douglas County, Lone Tree, Colorado

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Dean of Student Services

Work Days: School days from 7:15 to 3:15, meetings, workdays, and professional development days.

Desired Start Date: August 2024

Wage Range:$20.00- 23.00 hourly

Benefits Available:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Employer-covered monthly premiums for specific health, dental, and vision plans for full-time employees
  • Employer contributions to health savings accounts for those opting for high-deductible plans
  • Percentage match to retirement accounts
  • Assistance program featuring free counseling and advisory sessions
  • Paid time off and sick pay

Position Summary:

Do you desire to join a community of learners who share your passion and want to expand awareness and understanding of the liberal arts? Do you want to help train the minds and improve the hearts of young people through a classical, content-rich education?

We're seeking a dedicated individual to fill the role of Special Education Paraprofessional. As part of our team, you'll work closely with individual or small groups of students who are at-risk, providing tailored educational interventions and progress monitoring. From implementing small group instruction to facilitating communication between teachers, your role will be pivotal in ensuring the success of students with diverse learning needs. If you're committed to maintaining ethical standards, fostering strong relationships, and supporting student growth, we want to hear from you! Apply now to become a valued member of our team.

We are looking for someone with high standards of excellence, a professional demeanor, and a can-do attitude to join our team and to help us build for the future. The ideal candidate will be a results-driven team player with the capacity to manage multiple projects and thrive in a dynamic environment. If you're committed to maintaining ethical standards, fostering strong relationships, and supporting student growth, we want to hear from you! Apply now to become a valued member of our team.

This is a full-time, on-site position based in our school.

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Experiences with special needs students preferred.
  • Commitment to the policies, mission, and vision of Ascent Classical Academy Charter Schools
  • Commitment to classical education and to the high moral character necessary to sustain ordered liberty and constitutional self-government
  • Knowledge of classical education (or the willingness and desire to learn)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, and the ability to effectively articulate information and issues
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment, superior organization, and computer skills
  • Ability to develop positive and professional relationships with team members
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and always maintain confidentiality and professionalism
  • Willingness to complete other related duties as requested
  • Eligibility to work in the United States
  • After an offer is accepted, a satisfactory background check as required by state law and Colorado Department of Education

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds
  • Must be able to traverse the classroom and adjust one's tone and height by bending or leaning, in order to teach each child
  • Must be able to traverse up and down floors by stairway
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk, working on a computer, or standing
  • Must be able to supervise outdoor activities, including supervision of carline

Ascent Classical Academy Charter Schools, Inc. (ACACS) is a network of public charter schools in Colorado comprised of four campuses. The governing Board of Directors at ACACS has contracted with Minga Education Group (MEG) to provide employment services for all staff at ACACS. Through this partnership, MEG provides employment services, a personnel system for human resources, benefits, payroll services, and access to a 401(k) plan. For naming purposes, Minga Education Group is the employer.

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