Instructional Assistant - Kindergarten for 2022-2023 school year
7 Hours per day.
QUALIFICATIONS: 60 college credit hours or an Associates Degree or Kentucky Para Educator Certificate. Desire minimun of one year experience in the supervision of children.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Principal and Teachers
JOB GOAL:To effectively assist a certified teacher in providing instruction to individual or small groups and monitor and report student progress.
1.Tutor individuals or small groups of students, reinforcing and implementing instruction as directed by the teacher; maintain records of student progress.
2.Participate as member of an instructional team.
3.Prepare and organize lessons as directed by the teacher; administer and score a variety of tests according to established guidelines; assist in determining English proficiency of identified students.
4.Assist teachers with the integration of instruction related to themes and/or units of study which enhances and expands the educational experiences of children.
5.Monitor and report behavior of students according to approved procedures; report progress regarding student performance and behavior; check and assist students with lab work as necessary.
6.Perform routine clerical duties such as preparation of instructional and classroom materials; operate copy machines; maintain classroom records; maintain attendance records.
7.Provide support to the teacher by setting up work areas, display and exhibits, operating audio-visual equipment, operating educational training equipment and distributing and collecting paper and supplies.
8.Assist in overseeing students in centers; provide for supplies inventory as necessary.
9.Assist students by providing proper examples, emotional support, a friendly attitude and general guidance.
10. Confer, as needed, with teachers concerning programs and materials to meet student needs.
11.Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and regulations.
12.Direct group activities of students as assigned; assist in monitoring lunchroom and playground activities as assigned; assist in emergency drills, assemblies, play periods and field trips.
13.Participate in meetings and professional development programs as assigned.
14.You may be asked to perform health related services for students after you have been trained.
15.Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by principal or teacher.
*Learn child guidance principles and practices.
*Communicate and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, staff and the public including members of ethnic communities.
*Perform routine clerical duties in support of classroom activities.
*Print and write legibly.
*Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
*Understand and follow oral and written directions.
*Learn procedures, functions and limitations of assigned duties.
*Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
*Learn to apply and explain policies and procedures related to school and program activities.
*Work cooperatively with others.
*Monitor, observe and report students’ behavior according to approved policies and procedures.
*Operate instructional and office equipment.