PS108973 - 3.75 Hour EA - Student Instruction - Regular

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07/31/2021

Description

Hours per day: 3.75
Salary: $16.44 / hr (salary based on 2020/21 salary schedule)

JOB DEFINITION:
 
Under direct supervision, the Educational Assistant – Student Instruction, performs a wide variety of instructional duties which include assisting the classroom teacher or media specialist with the supervision and instruction of students. The employee will work in regular classrooms during times of instruction and will assist with the supervision of students during non-instructional activities. Detailed instructions are given at the beginning of work and on subsequent new assignments. However, after the employee becomes familiar with particular procedures, the work can be completed more independently. The Educational Assistant – Student Instruction works under the supervision of a classroom teacher, site administrator, or program director.
 
NATURE AND SCOPE OF WORK:
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
1.   Assists with the preparation of instructional materials by using duplicating or AV equipment, and resource materials.
2.   Assists students in their understanding of instructional concepts by reemphasizing the basic elements of teacher- directed activities with those students needing additional and repetitive assistance.
3.   Assists teachers for the purpose of implementing lesson plans.
4.   Assists with the correction of student work.
5.   Keeps records and charts of student progress.
6.   Assists with the general supervision of students both inside and outside of the classroom.
7.   Contributes to student effectiveness by maintaining classroom discipline.
8.   Collects and accounts for monies received.
9.   Supervises students during recess, lunch periods, and before/after school by keeping a calm and disciplined atmosphere on the playground, in the cafeteria, library, hallways, and bus lines.
10. Assists others in matters of filing, sorting, data collecting and organizing materials.
11. Assists in classroom areas in matters of routine clerical work.
12. Participates in various meetings for the purpose of sharing information and / or improving the individual’s skills and knowledge.
13. Fulfills other related duties as assigned.
14. Fulfills performance standards identified in the evaluation process as required by the position.
15. Fulfills working conditions and physical effort listed below.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
 
The employee works with small groups of students and on a one-to-one basis who may be physically or mentally disabled, learning disabled, emotionally disturbed and / or culturally different. Supervision responsibilities require the employee to
be able to stand for up to 30 consecutive minutes and move rapidly to intervene in situations where a student’s safety is being jeopardized. Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Significant physical abilities include reaching, handling, talking / hearing conversations, near / far visual acuity. The employee needs to be able to lift materials, boxes or equipment weighing up to 30 pounds and/or maneuver up to 50 pounds.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
 
Knowledge:
 
• Teaching methods and procedures.
• Record keeping systems.
• Audio-visual equipment and office machines and their operation.
• Instructional materials and their uses.
• Students' behavior and methods to assure proper conduct.
• Safety practices.
 
Skills & Abilities:
 
Possess the physical ability to regularly attend work and fulfill the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
 
• Read, understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
• Learn to operate telephones, computers, and other equipment used in the work, as required by the position.
• Use English in both written and verbal form, use correct grammar, punctuation and spelling.
• Abide by confidentiality requirements.
• Rapidly learn methods and materials used in a variety of instructional settings.
• Accurately transfer, record and convey information, and materials as required by the position.
• Train and supervise student helpers.
• Communicate clearly and appropriately in speech and in writing in accordance with educational standards.
• Adhere to the district’s policy in dealing with bodily fluid spills.
• Adhere to the district requirements for a drug-free workplace.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 
At least two years of related college education, an AA degree, or meet the Highly Qualified requirements by passing the
Paraprofessional Assessment Exam with a score of 455 or higher.
 
The position requires general knowledge of some technical procedures or work activity. Working knowledge of school district practices or basic policies may be necessary. Job learning time could range from one to six months; tasks are varied. Job proficiency can be acquired in six months to one year.
 
CERTIFICATION  AND LICENSING:
 
NCLB (No Child Left Behind) Paraprofessional qualifications for positions at sites that are designated as Title I School- wide programs.
 
 

Posted By

Bend-La Pine School District 1

520 Nw Wall St , Bend, OR 97703
 

At the following locations

North Star Elementary School

520 NW Wall St , Bend, OR 97703