JobID 2883 : Elementary Lunch/Classroom Assistant (#1136596)

Job | Posted 3 months ago

Instructional/Classroom/Recess Assistant -  3 to  5.5 hours per day 
Positions available at various Elementary Buildings within Portage Township Schools         
SALARY:   $9.26 per hour      
Benefits as Provided to Support Staff - Job Class C  
Reports to Building Principal
Supervisory Responsibility: Students

RESPONSIBILITIES (Instructional Assistant)

1.         Tutor individual and small groups of students as directed by the teacher.
2.         Facilitate student tasks in activity centers.
3.         Read to children and listen to children read.
4.         Assist in the preparation of AV, media and technology for instructional use.
5.         Help supervise children in and out of the classroom.
6.         Assist the classroom teacher in completing the clerical tasks of the classroom.
7.         Respect the confidentiality of the students in all matters at all times.
8.         Complete other tasks as assigned by the building principal.

The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.
2 years of college or
Associates degree or
Passing the state paraprofessional exam
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:
Tutor individual and small group students as directed by the Teacher
Facilitate student tasks in activity centers
Respect the confidentiality of all students I all matters at all times. OTHER DUTIES: 
Complete other tasks as assigned by the teacher, building principal, or Title 1 Coordinator
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions include but are not limited to: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required read, write, speak, and understand English above a high school level. Work respectfully with children, move around the assigned school building, manipulate materials utilized to remediate students.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position includes working in and outside of a school building with children.
Responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the District.
The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the Corporation.
The employee is expected to adhere to  and agrees to adhere to PTS Core Values, the PTS Strategic Plan, as well as all PTS District policies and guidelines including but not limited to the civility policy.
I have read and understand the contents of this job description. 
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Posted By

Portage Township Schools

6240 US Hwy 6, Portage, IN 46368-5057
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,972 (USD)

State Average: $11,520 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.15

% IEP Students


State Average: 16%



State Average: 351