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9 Sep 2021


Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

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Traditional 235 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $56,277 – $68,243

Essential Functions and Objectives:


Supports individuals, teams and/or departments through facilitating and regulating a series of activities and work streams. Carries out specific tasks based on established procedures, to ensure a broader set of priorities and objectives are met. Primary focus on execution of assigned tasks in a specific area of responsibility, with a non-technical scope and a high degree of customer service.


Provides ongoing development and implementation of education and support services to students who are not able to attend school related to physical and emotional health issues. In addition, services for students with disabilities are provided as an interim placement. 


– Provides administrative support and assists in carrying out specific activities, such as: distribution of materials, process documentation, conducting training, organizes and submits reports, coordinates responses, develops procedures, and maintaining records and files. 

– Assesses and troubleshoots, escalates problems and interacts with stakeholders across the district to resolve problems related to area of responsibility. Exercises discretion to make exceptions to policy. Documents exceptions for compliance record keeping and reporting. 

– Ensures appropriate key stakeholder involvement in planning, goal-setting, and implementation to achieve buy-in of work products. Ensures purposeful, positive and professional interactions and relationships with all stakeholders. 

– Identifies process inefficiencies and proposes solutions, identifies opportunities through external research on trends in resources, programs, and services and internal research with stakeholders, and supports improvement efforts in order to ensure smooth execution with appropriate participation and support across the district.

– Coordinates the services for students who are unable to attend school for extended periods due to medical and/or psychological reasons to ensure that they have the necessary services and support(s).

– Oversees assigning teachers and service providers to students who are approved for homebound services.

– Meets with each new employee to ensure they understand the policies and procedures of the homebound program.

– Collaborates with homebound teachers and service providers as well as principals, school personnel and parents regarding updating Individual Education Program (IEP) curriculum matters, October/December count, tracking attendance and processing grades for students.

– Collaborates with the Department of Assessment and Testing for Colorado State Assessment Program (CSAP) data.

– Serves as a resource for related staff to help resolve issues that may arise with an assignment.

– Attends IEP staffing, department resource team meetings and other department meetings. 

– When short staffed, ability to provide special education services to homebound students.

– Ability to consult and support school teams in understanding homebound placement requirements for quality IEPs ad Section 504 plans.

– Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:


– One (1) year or more of experience working in Special Education and with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 

– Proficiency with Google Suite products, including Docs, Sheets, and Gmail.

– Effective time management and organizational skills.

– Effective verbal and written communication skills.

– Strong attention to detail.

– Effectively handles multiple demands and competing deadlines.

– The ability to take responsibility for one’s own performance.

– Ability to work and communicate with parents of students with disabilities, District administrators, school site staff, and different Specialized Service Provider (SSP) groups (e.g., Nursing, Speech/Language, Occupational/Physical Therapy).

– Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) guidelines.

– Knowledge of Special Education/IDEA, ADA and Related Services (Nursing, Speech/Language, Occupational/Physical Therapy).

– Comprehensive knowledge of the IEP process Required Ability to travel within the District and work flexible schedules.

– Bilingual preferred.


Education Requirements:


– Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, required. 

– Master’s Degree in Special Education. 

Additional Information:


Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):

– Benefits (including DPS contributions):

– Compensation Structures:

– Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.  


About Denver Public Schools:


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 comprises nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.  


DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at  


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. 

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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