LCIS Multilingual Instructional Paraprofessional
Lake County is located two hours west of Denver in the heart of Colorado’s highest peaks at 10,200 feet. There are about 7,000 people in Lake County, and Leadville is the main city. Many adults commute to work in the service industry in nearby ski areas. We have a strong history of mining, adventure recreation, and outdoor enthusiasm. Lake County Elementary School consists of about 200 students in grades K-2 and also houses The Center preschool program. This position provides services to students in K-2.
Reports To: English Language Development Teacher
Length of Assignment: 179 days per year (162 student contact days). The majority of work days are on a 4-day work week beginning in August and ending in June. Additional days include professional development and work days
Salary: $26,500 Annually
Purpose of Position: Work in collaboration with and under the supervision of the English Language Development teacher to provide language instruction to multilingual students.
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:
- push-in to support multilingual students in their general education classrooms grades 3-6
- teach small group lessons providing English language development and phonics instruction
- support ELD teacher with coverage, as needed
- use language data to support instruction
- communicate with Special Education staff to determine language needs for students who are dually-identified, as needed
- participate in professional development to increase knowledge of language acquisition and language teaching and learning
- model and implement school-wide policies and expectations
- participate in feedback/observation cycles with supervisor to improve teaching craft and student outcomes
- participate in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) process, as needed
- supervise students within 8 hour day and fulfill assigned duties
- complete plans for substitutes in the event of any absences
- monitor progress of students on Monitor Status (M1 and M2) and provide support, as needed
- annually meet with multilingual students to graph ACCESS scores
- other duties as assigned
- Applicants must hold a high school diploma or a GED
- Bilingual (Spanish/English) required
- Familiarity with language acquisition preferred
- Successful experience in a K-12 school setting preferred
- Applicants must pass all required background checks and fingerprinting
Lake County School District is an equal opportunity employer.
How to apply:
Internal candidates (LCSD Employees), please submit a letter of interest, transfer request, and resume to Cheryl Talbot, Principal of the Lake County Intermediate School and Kathleen Fitzsimmons, Human Resources Director.
External candidates, please submit a Classified Employee Application, letter of interest and resume to Cheryl Talbot, Principal of the Lake County Intermediate School and Kathleen Fitzsimmons, Human Resources Director.