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Newcomer Classroom Assistant

GRADE: G4 (Hourly Range/Step 1 - Step 8: $16.10 - $19.85)
MINIMUM HOURLY RATE: $16.10
Hourly range effective July 1, 2022 (pending Board approval and ratification) Step 1 - $17.62 - Step 8 - $21.73 Current hourly rate Step 1 - $16.10 - Step 8 - $19.85
STANDARD HOURS PER WEEK: 20
FTE: .5
MONTHS PER YEAR: 9
JOB CODE: 1267
POSITION TYPE: NEW - PERMANENT/REGULAR
LOCATION: THORNTON, CO.

This position is for the 2022/2023 school year beginning on 8/17/2022.

SUMMARY: The newcomer classroom assistant collaborates with the classroom teacher(s) to provide native language support for newcomer students in the core classroom to support comprehension of academic content. Assists with the implementation of the teacher's instruction plan. Serves as link to connect student, staff, and families.

Job Tasks Descriptions
1. Collaborates with classroom teacher(s) to provide native language support and instructional assistance in all subject areas for newcomer students. Assists teachers in preparing materials, administering tests, etc. Assists with paperwork and documentation as needed. Implements teacher's instruction plan. Assists students with classroom activities. Performs tutoring, both individually and with small groups, to ensure comprehension of academic content.
2. Serves as a link between the school and family. Provides supplemental interpreting and translation services for multilingual students and families. Encourages the classroom teacher(s) to be aware of and sensitive to cultural differences of students. Duties may include document, phone, and meeting translation for staff, students, and/or families.
3. Works with newcomer students to help them build a positive self-image. Helps students view their culture and themselves with pride.
4. Perform other job-related duties as assigned including, but not limited to, lunchroom/playground duty.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
* High School Diploma or equivalent.
* No experience required.
* Experience in working with school age children preferred.
* Required to be proficient in English as well as a second language, other than English. Second language desired varies by school location and/or need including, but not limited to, Spanish or Dari/Pashto/Farsi.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
* Criminal background check required for hire.
* First Aid certification preferred.
* Must successfully complete any position specific training (approximately 15 hours per year) and, within 3 years of entering position, the face-to-face District administered Training Program (approximately 30 hours).

SALARY INFORMATION:
All Classified positions are paid on an hourly basis. All Newly hired classified employees are placed initially on Step 1 of the pay grade for their position. Classified employees can advance an additional 7 steps (maximum Step 8) based on their previous experience. Final hourly placement on the Classified Salary schedule is dependent on the Grade Level for the position being posted and employees' previous work experience. "Grade" refers to position or job classification and "Step" refers to the number of work experience credits or service years. See our Classified Salary Schedule for hourly rates. For additional compensation information, please refer to The Classified Master Agreement.


BENEFITS INFORMATION:
Adams 12 Five Star Schools is committed to providing an environment that promotes a healthy employee population able to serve our students at the highest level. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit eligible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date). To learn more about our benefits including paid time off, please see our Benefits Overview.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application. Please include job titles and duties that you held while doing that job. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.

THIS POSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.
Rev. 06/21

Posted
06/23/2022
Salary Range
$26,000.00 - $28,000.00
per Year
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Location
Thornton, CO, 80241, US