GOAL Academy Paraprofessional - Longmont in Longmont, Colorado

General Purpose:To engage students, collaborate with others to promote student success,provides outreach and support services, as well as respond to identifiedstudents ensuring that each student successfully achieves personal and programgoals.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:The following statements regarding this non-exempt level position consist ofduties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages are intended todescribe the general nature and level of work being performed by individualsassigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be anexhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnelwithin this position. Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency, andpercentages may vary depending upon location assignments and other factors.Work under the direction of GOAL academy staff to tutor students on schoolassignments.Work with GOAL Teachers to analyze daily attendance interventions.Attend Student Success meetings to evaluate student growth.Work with GOAL instructional and wraparound staff members to developengagement plans utilizing engagement and wraparound services specific toindividual student needs.Teach students, on an individual basis, to develop good study skills andtime management skills to ensure student academic and social emotional growth.Collaborate with the teacher, counseling assistant, and counselor in thedevelopment, maintenance and successful completion of the student IndividualCareer and Academic Plan (ICAP)Collaborate with site leadership to support data-based decision-making andcontinuous improvement.Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with students,parents, and GOAL staff to enhance the instructional environment.Maintain a high level of communication (both verbally and in writing) withother GOAL staff, students, and parents to deliver program information andaddress individual student needs.Maintain up-to-date, accurate, effective and efficient record keepingprocedures.Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students,parents, staff, and community.Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits, such as:meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetingsin an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others.Assist in student recruiting and retention.Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Qualifications:Minimum Requirements:Education:General associate s degree preferred, but not required.Spanish Speaking preferred, but not required.Able to meet paraprofessional highly qualified requirements as defined by theColorado Department of Education preferred, specifically:Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent (e.g., the GED); ANDDemonstrate subject matter competency by:Earning an Associate (or higher) degree; ORCompleting at least two years (48 credit hours) of study at an institutionof higher education; ORPassing a formal state or local assessment measuring one s knowledge of andability to assist classroom teachers in reading, writing and mathematicsExperience:Two years of experience working with students in a secondary school or schoolsystem preferred.Experience working with at risk youth preferred.