JobID 766 : Instructional Aide Starting pay $19.00 an hour (#1004960)
Under the direct supervision of the building principal, assistant principal and the classroom teacher, the instructional aide assists the classroom teacher in learning activities related to student class work.
1. Assists the classroom teacher in working with individual students to reinforce instructional material initially introduced by the teacher. 2. Assists the teacher with instructional and non-instructional classroom duties as appropriate, such as, assistance in the laboratories, washrooms, playgrounds, gymnasiums, lunchrooms, libraries, field trips and all other settings as determined by the classroom teacher. 3. Helps prepare and distribute lesson materials. 4. Instruct students under the teacher's supervision. 5. Keeps the classroom neat and orderly and assists the teacher in preparing and maintaining bulletin boards. 6. Assists with preparing and maintaining student records when requested. 7. Sets up and operates audiovisual equipment. 8. Attends district and/or school meetings when necessary or appropriate. 9. Assists with escorting students from the bus to their classroom. 10. Accompanies students to special area classes as needed. 11. Participates in collaborative planning for instruction with the classroom teacher. 12. Assists the teacher in preparing the classroom for school, storing materials and getting the classroom ready for the closing of school. 13. Supervises students in the playground, lunchroom, buses and other non-instructional areas as required and requested by the classroom teacher and/or principal and assistant principal. 14. Serves as a substitute teacher for absent teachers when assigned, and if appropriately certified. 15. Interfaces with all levels of staff within the school building. Performs other related duties as may be necessary and assigned by the building principal, assistant principal and classroom teacher.
1. Must possess a minimum of sixty (60) semester hours of undergraduate credit from an approved or accredited institution of higher education and hold a valid Illinois state paraprofessional license. 2. A valid Illinois teacher certificate is preferred, but not required. 3. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with staff and students, and the ability to work as a team member. 4. Demonstrates cooperation and openness for professional growth. 5. Demonstrates organizational skills, efficiency, cooperation and self-direction. 6. Demonstrates the ability to maintain confidentiality. 7. Any equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.
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