The University of Texas Permian Basin, K-12 STEM Academy, welcomes applicants for the position of Teacher Assistant. Reporting to the school Principal, the Teacher Assistants will assist teachers and students in daily classroom activities.
Starting pay range for this position is $24,000 to $30,000/year.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assists teachers and students in daily classroom activities • Participates cooperatively in the system of evaluation as stated in the Charter’s guidelines • Participates in assigned committees, school and parent meetings • Additional duties, as assigned
SCHEDULE: This is a salary non-exempt, non-tenured TEA funded teaching assistant position. Generally, this position will require the teacher assistant to be on campus during the hours of 7:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Teacher assistants are scheduled to participate in various professional development days as scheduled each academic school year.
Please include all required documents with your submission.
Unofficial transcripts of all college work are acceptable for purposes of the application. Official transcripts are required upon hire.
The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at www.utpb.edu.
The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
UT Permian Basin participates in e-Verify.
•The ability to meet one or more of the Highly Qualified paraprofessionals requirements:
• Complete at least two years of study at an institution of higher education (defined as 48 semester hours or equivalent trimester hours) of college coursework or an applicable number of semester hours as defined by the institution of higher education attended, whichever is less; • Possess an Associate’s (or higher) degree; • Meet a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate, through a formal state or local academic assessment - - Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics; or, - Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate
• Good communication and organizational skills, detail focus, strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrated knowledge and understanding of child growth and development; effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning • The ability to successfully complete and pass a criminal background check
Internal Number: S263P
About The University of Texas Permian Basin
The only university named after a geological formation, The University of Texas Permian Basin is a University of Texas System institution, which includes nine academic universities and six health institutions statewide. Surrounded by one of the largest oilfields in the country, UTPB is home to over 5,500 students and approximately 250 teaching faculty. Located in Odessa, Texas, the University has an impact of nearly $250 million on the regional economy and is recognized for its affordability, awarding roughly $15 million in financial aid annually. With 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs of study to choose from – as well as the flexibility of fully on-line undergraduate and graduate degree programs – the University consistently ranks among the top 5 Texas public universities for students employed or accepted in graduate/professional school within one year of graduation. At UTPB, you get it all: the small-campus feel with the might of The University of Texas System.
As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, lear...ning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing technology and the public interests of West Texas. The University aspires to be a vibrant student-focused center of excellence for learning, culture, and economic development, preparing students for leadership and success in a complex and changing world. We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
The University of Texas Permian Basin values the great variety of intellectual and cultural perspectives that contribute to our success. We strongly believe that our future depends heavily on our ability to embrace diversity and leverage the strength of inclusion. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. The University's commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression. The Office of Human Resources prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 432-552-2747. Note: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires The University of Texas Permian Basin to employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment.
UTPB participates in E-Verify.