Instructional Assistant, ESL (Grades 5-6) - Temporarily Remote due to COVID-19

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Job Description

Title: Instructional Assistant, ESL (Grades 5-6) - Temporarily Remote due to COVID-19

Reports To: Classroom Teacher

Employee Type: Full Time, School Year Only, Hourly, Non-Exempt

Summary
Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives. 
 
Job Responsibilities
This list is intended to be illustrative rather than complete and serves to show major duties and responsibilities and does not express or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. The employee will be required to perform other duties requested by the supervisor and/or school administrator.
  • Assists teacher with small group or individual instruction
  • Provides instruction as directed in a clear, calm and respectful manner
  • Assists teacher with essential classroom and classroom-related tasks
  • Helps supervise and accompany students throughout the school campus
  • Performs recess and dismissal duty as assigned
  • Provides assistance during specials classes as assigned
  • Provides class coverage as assigned
  • Reinforces same behavioral expectations as teacher. Provides instruction in a clear, calm and respectful manner
  • Demonstrates genuine concern for students in a climate characterized by high personal and student expectations
  • Assumes other responsibilities assigned by the teacher or school administration
  • May assist in the training of other instructional assistants 
  • Enforces the CCS Student Code of Conduct, the CCS Uniform Code, and the CCS Computer Usage Code
  • Promotes good citizenship through actions as a role model
  • Conducts himself or herself according to professional, ethical principles that reflect favorably upon the individual and the school
  • Maintains the highest level of confidentiality pertaining to school and students’ information, progress, and records 
  • Assumes other responsibilities assigned by supervisor and/or school administrator 
  • Abides by the CCS Employee Manual, CCS policies and procedures, and all current PA Public School expectations
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education and PA Certification preferred
  • Experience and demonstrated competency as a classroom assistant, special education assistant, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to solve practical problems, take initiative, and deal with a variety of variables
  • Knowledge of basic computer operations
  • Required Clearances include Criminal Background Clearance (Act 34), Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151), and FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Act 114), all dated within one year of receipt
  • Meets criteria for employment in a PA Public School
Work Environment and Physical Demands
The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to bend, stoop, climb stairs, and reach overhead
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate depending on the specific site

 

Posted By

Collegium Charter School

435 Creamery Way Suite 300, Exton, PA 19341
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,529

State Average: $16,365

% ELL Students

4%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.45

State Average: 14.21

% IEP Students

16%

State Average: 18%

FTE

389

State Average: 302