Employment

We are looking for a few people interested in making a difference in the lives of our students!  We are an equal opportunity employer.


Current Openings


Speech Language Pathologist

The Colorado River BOCES has a full time Speech Language Pathologist position open.   The school SLP is responsible for providing direct support and interventions to students, consulting with teachers, families, and other school-employed professionals to improve support strategies.  They help students meet the performance standards by assuming a range of responsibilities: 1) working in partnership with others to meet students’ needs, 2) providing direction in defining students’ roles and responsibilities, and 3) ensuring appropriate services are being provided.  Candidates must be eligible for Colorado State license. Compensation is based on degree level and experience.   

Contact Denise Rahe, drahe@crboces.org

Affective Needs Program Implementation Consultant

General Description of the Role

The Program Implementation Consultant is responsible for guidance and program implement, and collaboration with the Affective Needs Programs across the Colorado River BOCES member districts.  The Consultant serves as a liaison between the school, the family and the agencies involved in the child’s life.   The position will require frequent travel between Glenwood Springs and Parachute.  

Major Areas of Responsibility and Duties Specific to this Job are to serve as a resource for the Affective Needs staff to promote & implement academic and behavioral supports.  Assist IEP teams with the development IEPs.  Provide leadership and support for the Affective Needs programs; Assist with the facilitation and documentation of research-based methods for academic and behavioral supports.  Crisis plan development and training of staff.  Work with Teacher and school based mental health professional to break down and/or identify behaviors that are affecting the child’s ability to be successful in school and life.   Meet with staff. Agencies and families regularly to reinforce skills being taught to the child.  Frequent contact with the families, staff and agencies through phone, text or email to provide updates.  Help family to establish and implement plans, such as “house” rules, taking youth out to practice required skills, helping reinforce structure and consistency in the family.  Act as a liaison between all school, home and agencies involved with the child.  Create, establish and support consistency between the AN programs across the Colorado River BOCES.

Qualifications Required

Education:            Bachelor or Masters degree

Area of Study:    Mental Health field such as: Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, School Psychologist or  public health

Licensure:  Required, either CDE or specific organization (i.e.: NASP)

Experience: Previous experience working with special education children and public agencies.  Experience with program design and leadership.                                          

Supervisor:    Director of Special Education

Contract Days:  186- 8 hour days

Compensation:  Dependent on experience and degree 

To apply use link: Employment Application

Colorado Rivers BOCES is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability.

Contact Denise Rahe, drahe@crboces.org 



School Psychologist / Intern

The Colorado River BOCES has a full-time position open for a School Psychologist or School Psychologist Intern.   The school psychologist/intern is responsible for providing direct support and interventions to students, consulting with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, school social workers) to improve support strategies, working with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies, completing assessments and collaborating with community providers to coordinate needed services. The position will require travel and candidates must be eligible for Colorado State license. Compensation is based on degree level and experience.   

Contact Denise Rahe, drahe@crboces.org

Occupational Therapist

The Colorado River BOCES has a half-time position open for an Occupational Therapist.  (There is a possibility that this position will be changed to full-time.) The school-based Occupational Therapist (OT) occupational therapy provides services to students ages birth – 21 within the Colorado River BOCES to help students benefit from special education.  Job related activities include screenings, evaluations, Individualized Education Plan (IEP) development, and direct and indirect therapeutic services.

Major Areas of Responsibility and Duties Specific to this Job

  • Conduct screenings, evaluations, assessments of children birth – age 21
  • Determine student’s strengths, needs, and services warranted
  • Help identify long-term goals for post-school outcomes
  • Refer for other discipline involvement when appropriate
  • Assist IEP teams with the development and implementation of IEPs
  • Provide direct and indirect therapy services to students per IEP
  • Train and consult with teachers, providers, and family members regarding curriculum, adaptations, modifications, and student participation and performance
  • Educate self, staff, and students in the proper use of assistive technology, including specialized software and hardware and high/low technologies
  • Modify environments to allow access for all students
  • Document services provided and monitor student progress
  • May participate as member of the Statewide Augmentative, Alternative, Assistive Communication Team (SWAAAC) and may arrange for SWAAAC evaluations when necessary
For more information, contact Denise Rahe, drahe@crboces.org 


Potential Openings


Support Staff Position
YMHS programs rely on additional support staff such as para educators and other. Let us know if you are interested

Bus Driver
YMHS provides transportation from Basalt to Parachute.

Substitutes
We are looking for Subs for both our high school and early childhood classrooms.

Employee Application