Teacher Aide- Special Education Cross Categorical

Job | Posted 2 days ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


Teacher Aide- Special Education Cross Categorical
Proper Certification Required
2021-2022 School Year

Qualifications:             High School Diploma and Paraprofessional Certification; thirty (30) semester hours of college credit preferred
Reports to:                   Building Administrators
Evaluation:                   As per association agreement
Work Calendar:            Full-Time, 176 work days or as per association agreement
Position Goal:              To assist the classroom teacher in providing a well-organized, efficient, and highly functioning class environment which enhances the instructional program and uses multiple resource materials 

The Teacher Aide shall be responsible for the following duties and perform other duties that may be assigned by the teacher or building administrator:

•Observe and adhere to all Board of Education policies and regulations, and all administrative rules and procedures

•Follow all directives of the classroom teacher
•Administer and record achievement and tests scores for individual students
•Work with individual students or in small group settings to reinforce lesson materials and skills
•Collaborate with the teacher to plan and design specific strategies to reinforce the lesson materials and skills recognizing the individual student’s needs, interest and abilities
•Operate and maintain the classroom equipment used for instructional purposes
•Distribute and collect workbooks, papers, and other instructional materials
•Provide guidance for independent study, enrichment and remedial work for students as determined by the teacher
•Assist with large group activities such as drill work, reading aloud and storytelling
•Read to students, listen to students read and participate in all forms of oral communication relative to reading and speech
•Provide assistance to students in the Library Media Center
•Check notebooks, make-up work, correct papers and supervise testing as needed
•Provide all relevant classroom teaching information to the substitute teacher
•Participate in student conferences with parents and staff when appropriate
•Maintain control and provide discipline that is consistent with the practices of the classroom teacher in the absence of the teacher
•Supervise students during lunch, bus duty, recess, field trips and other related activities as needed

•Exhibit confidentiality in relation to students, parents and faculty
•Develop open, effective and positive communication with parents
•Develop a positive working relationship with administration, staff, students and parents
•Assume responsibility for personal and professional growth and development by attending meetings, workshops, conferences and continuing education classes as related to classroom teaching
•Be knowledgeable of and adhere to the District Safety Plan

Posted By

Berkeley School District #87

225 46th Avenue , Bellwood, IL 60104

At the following locations

MacArthur Middle School

1310 Wolf road , Berkeley, IL 60163