Under the supervision of the Director and supervising teacher, the Teacher Assistant will help with daily functions as they relate to the classroom and perform tasks to support teachers and the students they serve in providing a safe and effective learning environment. This is a full time, 10-months, non-exempt, fully benefited position.
Work with the homeroom teacher to monitor the class schedule and determine daily tasks.
Assist teachers with lesson preparation by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.
Ensure the classroom environment is safe and clean.
Collaborate with homeroom teachers to recognize issues students are facing and recommend solutions.
Document student progress and communicate with homeroom teacher to keep them informed.
Comply with school and class rules and regulations.
Attend appropriate professional development opportunities, team meetings, and faculty meetings.
Work with and provide instruction to small groups of students to enhance the learning process.
Assist children with makeup work.
Assist homeroom teacher with executing instruction and evaluating its effectiveness.
Monitor the safety and well-being of students; monitor student attitudes and encourage self-esteem; assist students with becoming increasingly independent.
Monitor student behavior and helps maintain a positive classroom atmosphere, using Responsive Classroom techniques.
Assist students with learning; reinforces and clarifies instructions; conducts short sessions on improving learning skills; provides specified accommodations to help meet student learning goals; provides one-on-one assistance as needed.
Assist teachers with traffic, carpool, playground, and cafeteria duties.
Willingness to perform other duties as requested by supervisor.
Assist with student monitoring in all school environments (cafeteria, playground, courtyard, halls, morning arrival/afternoon dismissal, etc.)
Performs other duties when assigned or requested to do so by supervisor.