OKC Paraprofessional / Teacher's Assistant
Epic Charter Schools Job Description
Position: Paraprofessional / Teacher’s Assistant Status: Full-time Location: North Penn Learning Center, Oklahoma City Reports to: Blended Learning Center Principal Salary Range: $17,300 annual salary plus $2,700 bonus potential
If you are looking for an exciting way to make a difference in the lives of students and families, Epic Charter School may be for you! Our goal is to allow our students to be all that they can be while bringing teachers and families together educationally to realize each student’s individual potential. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, this blended learning online school serves over 10,000 students and employs over 500 people.
Job goal: To assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing educational benefit for students.
Main Duties / Responsibilities: • Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff. • Assists the certified staff in devising special strategies for reinforcing learning materials and skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities. • Monitors work, corrects papers, and supervises curriculum-based testing and makeup work as assigned by the certified staff. • Serves as the chief source of information and help to any guest teacher assigned in the absence of the regular certified staff. • Performs clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the certified staff. • Alerts the certified staff to any problem or special information about an individual student. • Performs assigned supervision of students during lunch periods, play periods, and on field trips. • Performs assigned non-instructional classroom duties, such as snack time, toileting, and clothing routines. • When requested, serves as a resource person to the General Education Team and/or IEP / Title 1 / ESL Team(s). • Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students in school environment and community. • Participates in in-service training programs as approved. • Maintains safe working environment and encourages colleagues to be safety minded in the performance of all school-related duties. • Performs other such duties / assignments as directed by the certified staff. • Assists as directed by certified staff in the effort to successfully maintain students with special needs in an integrated setting, as determined by the IEP / Title 1 / ESL Team(s).
Physical Demands: The 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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and see. • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range. • At times, may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position. • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding). • The employee may be required to work at multiple agency locations if necessary.