Teacher Aide

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Start Date
09/01/2020

Description

Part Time:  11:15am - 1:45pm
 
Job Title: Teacher Aide Job Category: CTA/TA Contract
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Job Description
Job Summary:   Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist certified professional staff with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives, and to free certified professional employees from non-professional duties such as supervising lunch, recess, proctoring exams and assisting with equipment.  Assist Certified Teachers with clerical duties, health-related activities, behavior management, records management and student supervision.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience working with children
  • Fingerprinting
  • Completion of required State Workshops on Child Abuse, School Safety and Dignity for All Students
 
Primary Activities
  • Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills
  • Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments.
  • Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance.
  • Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.
  • Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas.
  • Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision.
  • Constructs, copies and distribute and use educational materials as needed.
  • Assists teacher with parent contact as requested to foster effective and participatory parent involvement in student education.
  • Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities.
  • Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs.
Additional Duties:
  • Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed.
  •  Perform any other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.
  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).
  •  Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
  • Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
  •  Effective writing and verbal communication skills.
 
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee:
  • is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit.
  • Is regularly required to climb, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and to reach above the head and reach forward.
  • Is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls and to talk and hear.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds.
  • Must have specific vision abilities for close vision, distance vision, depth perception and tell the difference between colors
 
Work Environment
  •  The noise level in the work environment is typical for a school environment.
  • Work generally performed indoors with limited outside supervision of students.
Last Updated By: Sheila McGuinness Date/Time: March 2017

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Yorktown Central School Dist

2901 Manor Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$27,766

State Average: $22,444

% ELL Students

2%

State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio

12.48

State Average: 13.16

% IEP Students

16%

State Average: 18%

FTE

543

State Average: 355