Office Paraprofessional ~ Bilingual

Brighton School District 27J Brighton , CO 80602

Posted 2 weeks ago

Rodger Quist Middle School, located in the city of Thornton, is currently seeking applicants for a bilingual office paraprofessional to deliver high quality service for our RQMS students. Our goal is to create a safe, supportive and challenging learning community where we develop hearts and minds. We want to support our students in developing their academic potential as well as support their social/emotional learning through helping them figure out who they are and what they are passionate about towards a greater purpose of 2039 and beyond. In addition, the candidates have an opportunity to collaboratively develop and implement the core philosophy, academic programs, support structures, and operating principles to ensure the founding of an innovative learning community for all students and families of RQMS.

Rodger Quist is devoted to creating a learning community which:

  • Fosters the academic, social, and emotional development of each learner

  • Empowers students with the knowledge and skills to be self-directed lifelong learners

  • Sets and supports high expectations for all students as they pursue their individual learning and extracurricular endeavors

  • Values the rich and unique perspectives every member brings to our community

  • Provides a safe, supportive, and challenging learning community for all students to THRIVE!

Additionally, we seek educators who will help us live out our vision daily in values, words and actions by:

  • Setting and systemically supporting high expectations for all students, modeled by staff.

  • Ensuring instructional excellence is delivered daily and driven by data.

  • Using technology as a tool to innovate.

  • Engaging and Empowering students in their learning and growth.

  • Focusing on Social Emotional Learning competencies.

  • Actively seeking family engagement in school.

  • Nurturing positive relationships with both staff and students.

  • Committing to a continuous improvement mindset for all aspects of our learning community.

SALARY: Classified Grade D, $12.46 - $14.00 per hour to start, depending on recent relevant experience. 10 hours per day, Tuesday through Friday on the 9-month work schedule, paid over 12 months. Eligible for benefits

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enter attendance data into the computer, run attendance reports, hand out tardy slips, and write student passes.

  • Answer office phones, take messages, provide information to callers, and greet visitors.

  • Contact absent students and call parents whose children are absent or have excessive absences and truancies.

  • Assist the secretary with mail distribution, sorting documents, and newsletters.

  • File materials and records.

  • Make copies for teachers and the Principal.

  • Assist secretary with medical needs of students, including first aid, administering medications, and assisting ill students.

  • Assist secretary with other office tasks such as collating papers, work orders, etc.

  • Perform special office projects as needed.

  • Type letters. May also translate letters, memos, and newsletters from English to Spanish..

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Certification in CPR and First Aid required within 3 months of hire.

  • Ability to fluently speak, read, write, and translate in Spanish and English required.

  • Must have a working knowledge of a variety of technology software programs to assist with school website.

  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  • Must be able to pass a Colorado and Federal Bureau of Investigation background check.

Please Note:All posted vacancies in the District close at 4:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

All future correspondence regarding this position will be handled via the email address that you provide on your online application. Please regularly check both your In-Box and SPAM folder for these email messages.

REPORTS TO BUILDING PRINCIPAL ///// SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT ///// DIRECT BANKING REQUIRED ///// AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ///// School District 27J desires to recruit and retain employees who share our commitment to providing outstanding educational services and opportunities to our diverse student population. The District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. The District complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, related Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veteran's readjustment At of 1974, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, and all civil rights laws of the State of Colorado. Accordingly, equal opportunity of employment shall be extended to all persons and the District shall promote equal opportunity and treatment through fair and equitable hiring practices. The 27J Administration Building is located at 18551 E. 160th Ave., Brighton, CO 80601. ///// Strong bilingual skills, especially in Spanish, are a plus. Experiences working with students from economically diverse backgrounds are sought for many of our positions. All current employees shall be interviewed and considered first. If there are no qualified candidates, then non-employees shall be interviewed and considered.


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