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Denver Public Schools | Denver, CO
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Job Description

Job Title: Staff Aide

Department: Extended Learning and Community Schools

Location: Brown International Academy

Area: Northwest

Job Type: Monday - Friday; Part-Time

Hours: 6:15AM - 8:55 AM and 2:45 PM - 6 PM

Starting Salary: $13.00-$13.40/hr based on education

Highlights: Paid Professional Development trainings, benefits available for those working 20+ hrs/wk, free enrollment for your child while employed with the department

Make a difference in the lives of students by joining our team and supporting the DPS vision, Every Child Succeeds.

Essential Functions and Objectives:

Responsible for fostering a positive, nurturing environment leading to best growth and development of children.

* Attend required orientations, trainings, and staff meetings.
* Implement high quality after school programming where students are engaged in a variety of ways.
* Maintain open communication with staff, parents, and foster a positive environment for children.
* Use positive development strategies.
* Deliver curriculum for children in an enriching and engaging manner.
* Supervise play areas, create and implement activities, maintain logs and reports, housekeeping, and additional duties as assigned.
* Interpret the philosophy of Denver Public Schools and building community with faculty, staff, parents, visitors, and community.
* Ensure that Colorado Department of Human Services Child Care, District, and Department policies and procedures are followed.
* Provide accurate and timely information on program operation as requested.

Licensure Certification:

* Cannot be left alone with children unless the incumbent meets the minimum qualifications for an Assistant Early Childhood Teacher or an Early Childhood Teacher.

Education Experience:

* Must be able to become First Aid, CPR and Universal Precautions certified
* Must be at least 16 years of age
* High School diploma or equivalent is preferred

Knowledge Other Qualifications:

* Must pass a CBI (Colorado) and FBI (Federal) background check
* Ability to relate positively to children and adults.
* Ability to build relationships and partnerships with diverse people and organizations; strong collaboration skills
* Flexible, self-motivated individual
* Good verbal and written communication skills

About Denver Public Schools:

The Department of Extended Learning and Community Schools supports and strengthens DPS students, families, schools and communities by delivering and facilitating high-quality programs and services that extend beyond the traditional school experience. This includes out-of-school-time programs and volunteer and community partnership services. This work creates safe environments where students and families gain the tools, resources and social competencies they need to achieve success.

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 Susana Cordova 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.

About Denver Public Schools

To implement the school counseling program in Denver Public Schools, counselors are committed to the following: We believe: All students have dignity and worth. Al students have the right to be served by the school counseling program. The school counseling program shall be evaluated on stated goals and related student competencies. The school counseling program should be consistent with expected developmental stages of learning. School counseling program activities shall be planned and coordinated by the counseling staff. All students' ethnic, cultural, and racial differences and special needs are considered in the planning and implementation of the school counseling program. The school counseling program will utilize community resources. The school counseling program shall be managed by state-certified, master's degree level counselors. All students should have access to a school counselor to discuss academic, career, and personal/social concerns. The student and parent(s) are responsible for monitoring the student's educational progress with the assistance of a professional school counselor. An ongoing program of counselor competency training/retraining is necessary to maintain a quality school counseling program. Professional mandates and guidelines proposed by the national and state counselor association will continue to set standards for the school counseling program. All counselors abide by the professional ethics of guidance and counseling as advocated by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).