JobID 291 : Paraprofessional (Teacher Assistant/Tutor) (#2033294)

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Job Type
Full-time
Start Date
08/03/2020

Description



   JOB DESCRIPTION: PARAPROFESSIONAL (TEACHER ASSISTANT/TUTOR)
 
The assistant teacher is an integral part of the instructional team. The assistant teacher will work closely with the students and the classroom teacher. They will also be responsible for a wide range of school duties and responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma
  • An Associate’s degree; or, 48 semester hours (minimum) at an institution of higher education; or, a passing score on the ACT WorkKeys.
  • Possess a general understanding of the educational system
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills with exceptional attention to detail are essential (must be a self-starter/self-motivator and energetic)
  • Ability to effectively communicate with teachers, students, and public

REPORTS TO:

Principal and/or his/her Designee

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

Duties include but not limited to the following:
  • Work with other employees in a cooperative and courteous manner at all times
  • Promote a positive image of the school and district to the public at all times
  • Contribute through their work to the development and implementation of a successful instructional program
  • Model good reading, writing, and speaking skills for students
  • Attend and participate in professional development programs when required
  • Work directly with students reinforcing skills taught by a certified teacher
  • Monitor written assignments as students work
  • When misunderstanding of an assignment is detected, immediate re- teaching/reinforcing will be provided
  • Work with students individually or in small or large groups when directed
  • Serve as a resource person in curriculum, organization, and student evaluation
  • Assist the supervising teacher with resource files, student unit packets, etc.
  • Serve as proctor among students at any time under supervision of a certified teacher
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Principal

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • FSLA Status: Non-exempt
  • “At-Will” position
  • To be employed 180 days per year

  • Salary is established by Board policy
  EVALUATION:
 
Performance in this position will be evaluated by the principal annually in accordance with provisions of the Board's policies on evaluation

OTHER PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Follows the Mississippi Code of Ethics
  • Follows Marion County School District Board Policies
  • Work Habits:
?     Observes assigned work hours
?     Maintains a pattern of prompt and regular attendance
?     Follows the daily schedule as prescribed
?     Adjusts to work assignments and/or schedule changes
  • Personal Qualities:
?     Demonstrates a positive attitude toward work assignments
?     Accepts responsibility for the work assigned
?     Maintains appropriate appearance and personal hygiene
?     Accepts constructive criticism
 

Posted By

Marion County School District

1010 Highway 13 N, Suite 2, Columbia, MS 39429
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,455 (USD)

State Average: $9,093 (USD)

% ELL Students

0%

State Average: 2%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.17

State Average: 15.14

% IEP Students

15%

State Average: 14%

FTE

314

State Average: 429