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Title 1 Teaching Assistant-PM Wells Charter Academy

at TC Howe Community High School

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 660d1807-fc0a-418b-812d-e9ad9d3c9c3f
Keywords: clerical

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Instructional Setting

  • Assist in the implementation of the daily program under the direction of the teacher.
  • Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies for students’ daily activities.
  • Work individually or in small groups with students to review classroom instruction, listen to reading groups, or assist answering questions. 
  • Supervise outside playground activities.
  • Help with general housekeeping tasks.
  • Assist the teacher in any other appropriate ways.
  • Perform clerical tasks.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect.
  • Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences, including in-service training as may be required by the district.
  • Operate and care for instructional equipment used in the classroom.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.
  • Follow directions given by head teacher or immediate supervisor.

Student Management

  • Assist with the supervision of students outside the classroom such as: field trips to assist with student supervision and safety, during play period, lunchroom activities, dismissal, etc.
  • Supervise the classroom when the teacher is out of the room.

School/Community Relations

  • Maintain confidentiality about children, their families, and other employees outside the school.
  • Handle sensitive and confidential information, documents, communications, incidents, etc., with discretion and in a conscientious manner.
  • Cooperate and share professionally with other members of the staff.

The Teacher’s Assistant will promote:

  • High academic/achievement for all children; 
  • A greater focus on teaching and learning; 
  • Flexibility to stimulate local initiatives coupled with responsibility for student performance; 
  • Improved linkages among schools, parents and communities.

**MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED**

DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  1. Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the job and the mission of the company; supports the company’s values in the strategic areas of academic excellence, operational performance, superior culture, and financial health and growth, as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  2. Ability to work and interact with individual at all level of the organization.
  3. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
  4. Displays good communication, and uses common sense and a street-smart approach to student psychology.
  5. Ability to consistently be at work, be on time, follow instructions, respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance.
  6. Establish excellent interpersonal skills between all constituents: being courteous, professional, and helpful; Oral, Written, Interpersonal (active listening), Negotiating and Influencing.
  7. Computer Basics – Windows (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Student Information System (SIS).
  8. Good knowledge of company and school policies and procedures.
  9. Detailed knowledge of Federal, State, and local requirements for K-12 schools and charter school law preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the responsibilities of this position, the work environment characteristics listed below are representative of the environment the employee will encounter:

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA.
  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORY
Job is non-exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

EVALUATION
Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA’s Policy.

DECLARATION
Human Resources retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by the CEO or the Senior Director of Human Resources will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School degree, GED, or equivalent experience.
  • Speak, read, and write English fluently.
  • Successful results of criminal and employment background check.
  • Experience in working with children, preferably children with disabilities.
  • Be in the process of becoming professionally prepared to supervise young children.
  • Such alternatives to the above requirements as CSUSA may find appropriate and acceptable.
  • Commitment to company values.
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Such alternatives to the above requirements as CSUSA may find appropriate and acceptable.