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Special Education
Paraprofessionals

Opportunities for

Special Education Paraprofessionals

Special Education Paraeducators assist students in general education and special education classrooms.

St. Vrain Valley Schools Supports Your Career Goals

Job requirements include an associates degree or, in lieu of degree, applicants can take an exam and the district will provide support to help applicants pass to meet the requirements.

Enjoy a Flexible Schedule

Paraeducators' schedules follow the school calendar with summers off.

Paid Training

St. Vrain supports staff members in receiving the necessary training to work as a paraprofessional. St. Vrain provides all required training to staff and pays staff for all training hours.

Hear what our employees have to say.

It feels good to know that I am making a difference. I love my team. My principal will stop everything to talk to me and my colleagues are always there for me.

Paula Gray
Special Education Paraprofessional

I came out of retirement because I wanted to make an impact. My job is fulfilling and the benefits are very good.

Johannes van Ek
Special Education Paraprofessional

We are a strong team. Everyone wants to know you. You feel so welcome here and you don’t get that everywhere.

Tanya Fittz
Special Education Paraprofessional
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Student Support

Numerous positions available.

Our primary goal is provide opportunities to enrich the lives of children and families in safe, quality, affordable care and enrichment experiences that enhance academic, social-emotional development, and allow children to be creative and happy.

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Special Education Paraeducator $16-18 - $23.28/hr Under the direction of a licensed teacher, Special Education Paraeducators assist students in general education and special education classrooms by reinforcing and adapting instruction and assignments, enforcing social and acceptable behaviors, maintaining an environment that promotes and supports student independence, and encouraging student to meet their Individualized Education Plan (IEP) goals.

Specialized Program Paraeducator $16.84 - $24.24/hr Under the direction of a licensed teacher, Specialized Program Paraeducators assist students who have significant disability, low cognitive ability, medical needs, and/or many health related and coordinated services. Specialized Program Paraeducators assist students in classroom activities and implement students’ instructional plans.

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Start your application today by filling out the following form.

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Comprehensive Benefits Package

St. Vrain offers a choice of medical plans and access to comprehensive wellness programming.

Flexible Benefits

St. Vrain Valley Schools offers a wide range of benefits, programs, and resources that are competitive, diverse, and flexible to meet your needs. Employees can customize a selection of benefits that are exactly right for their personal situation.

3 Medical Plans

St. Vrain Valley Schools offers a choice of three medical plans. Each plan includes comprehensive health care benefits, in-Network preventative care covered at 100 percent, coverage for eligible children through age 25, and prescription drug coverage.

Wellness Initiatives

The district offers a wide range of wellness initiatives for staff including onsite lunch-and-learns, district paid flu shots and onsite biometric health screenings, group wellness challenges, onsite health coaching with our highly-qualified nurse health coaches, and more!
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Benefits Cost Overview

The cost of benefits are determined by an employee's hours worked per week. View the benefits guide for more information.

Full-Time 100% Part-Time 75% Part-Time 50%
Certified FTE 30+ HRS/WEEK 23-29.99 HRS/WEEK 17.5-22.99 HRS/WEEK
Classified/APT 30+ HRS/WEEK 23-29.99 HRS/WEEK 17.5-22.99 HRS/WEEK
UMR Choice Plus
EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE
Employee Only (EE) $47.00 $227.30 $407.59
Employee + Spouse $541.86 $792.37 $1,042.88
EE + Child(ren) $462.29 $692.31 $922.34
EE + Family $914.44 $1,218.26 $1,522.07
UMR Direct Care
EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE
Employee Only (EE) $47.00 $232.50 $418.01
Employee + Spouse $401.33 $697.31 $993.28
EE + Child(ren) $328.13 $603.62 $879.10
EE + Family $750.88 $1,100.15 $1,449.43
Kaiser Permanente
EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE
Employee Only (EE) $47.00 $182.72 $318.44
Employee + Spouse $672.44 $814.02 $955.59
EE + Child(ren) $422.46 $583.76 $745.07
EE + Family $926.44 $1,094.47 $1,262.50
Delta Dental of Colorado - Value Plan
EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE
Employee Only (EE) $0.00 $5.98 $11.96
Employee + Spouse $27.26 $33.24 $39.22
EE + Child(ren) $41.85 $47.83 $53.81
EE + Family $70.77 $76.75 $82.73
Delta Dental of Colorado - Classic Plan
EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE
Employee Only (EE) $11.45 $17.43 $23.41
Employee + Spouse $51.77 $57.75 $63.73
EE + Child(ren) $73.34 $79.32 $85.30
EE + Family $116.13 $122.11 $128.09
Vision Service Plan (VSP)
EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE EMPLOYEE SHARE
Employee Only (EE) $7.63 $7.63 $7.63
Employee + Spouse $15.30 $15.30 $15.30
EE + Child(ren) $16.09 $16.09 $16.09
EE + Family $26.17 $26.17 $26.17

Health and Safety Measures

Keeping our schools open to in-person learning is a high priority and requires all of us to engage with the health and safety protocols in school and in the community.

Face Coverings

Boulder County Public Health has mandated that all students in grades PK-12 wear a mask while inside of our school buildings, regardless of vaccination status.

Air Ventilation

Our operations team continues to ensure that our HVAC systems are operating at their highest capacity to support quality airflow and ventilation in classrooms and buildings. Our HVAC systems are in full compliance with ASHRAE guidelines.

Cleaning Protocols

St. Vrain Valley Schools has increased building cleaning protocols and has hired additional custodial staff to support schools in additional sanitizing of high-touch surface areas.
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Ready to join the #StVrainStorm? Apply today.

Join a team dedicated to providing current and future generations with a strong competitive advantage.

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