Openings as of 5/28/2020 Paraeducators/Educational Interpreters
Braillist JobID: 51602
Position Type: Paraeducators/Educational Interpreters/Special Skills Aide I
Date Posted: 5/15/2020
Location: 611-Special Education
Date Available: 08/12/2020
Closing Date: 05/31/2020
Braillist - Special Skills Aide II .875 FTE (35 hrs/week) Pay Range: $19.19 - $28.34
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.
Summary: Braillists works to provide materials that accommodate the needs of visually impaired students. This includes using technology to create braille materials, manually brailing and otherwise accommodating materials (e.g. maps, diagrams, charts) for students Pre-K through age 21.
Responsibilities: -Use technology to create braille materials, manually braille and otherwise accommodate materials for students pre-K through age 21. -Work collaboratively with Teachers of the Visually Impaired to gain information and direction about what materials and in what style materials need to be accommodated for individual students. This includes delivery materials to schools and staff on occasion. -Attend occasional professional development, either through the District or specific to the field of visual impairment. -Maintain collection of materials and equipment that the Vision department Requirements:-High school diploma plus specialized advanced courses in business, technical or vocational school up to two years of college.
Qualifications: Required: -High school diploma plus specialized advanced courses in business, technical or vocational school up to two years of college -Colorado Department of Education Certificate for Braille Competency - obtain during the probationary period -Colorado Drivers' license -Computer literate -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English (must pass English component of interview process) -Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application
Preferred: -Working knowledge of various Braille codes - most specifically literary and mathematics braille -Proficiency in Windows-based MS Office programs -Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals -Ability to work within team structure to meet deadlines while ensuring accuracy and completeness of projects
Salary Information: -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.
Application and Selection Procedure: -Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number). -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado. -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.
The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html