Teacher Assistant/Aide

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Instructional Support

Description

 

TITLE:                                   TEACHER AIDE

DEPARTMENT:                   Pupil Personnel Services

                       

REPORTS TO:                      Director of Pupil Personnel Services

SUPERVISES:                       N/A

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position of Teacher Aide has been established for the purpose of maintaining the appropriate classroom environment so that students may learn effectively.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Reinforces instructional and behavior objectives of classroom teacher.
  2. Work with and assist students in small groups or 1:1.
  3. Escort or supervise students in hallways, locker rooms and lunchrooms.
  4. Assist in taking students to and from the bus, including handling wheelchairs, as necessary.
  5. Assist students in the bathroom, with transfers, change their diapers, and other personal hygiene as needed.
  6. Makes copies of materials for class.
  7. Advise secretary and teacher of absences.
  8. Notify teacher/supervisor of student and staff concerns.
  9. Model appropriate behavior.
  10. Assist with general paperwork and clerical tasks.
  11. Assist with correcting/grading papers.
  12. Know pertinent school classroom policies and procedures
  13. Observe policy of confidentiality regarding knowledge of students.
  14. Adhere to schedule and meet program needs.
  15. Assist with modifying and implementing accommodations for students.
  16. Assist with behavior management.
  17. Conduct testing and assessment as requested.
  18. Coordinate Special Education semester exam accommodation schedule.
  19. Perform other appropriate teacher assistant responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

              Must have ISBE Highly Qualified Status

              High school degree or equivalent

              Strong communication skills: verbal and written

              Confidentiality

              Good organizational skills

              Able to work without supervision

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

1.            Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer and office equipment, including, but not limited to, the telephone, fax machine, and copier.

2.            Generally the job requires a lifting ability of 70 lbs. 

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

This is a 9.5 month contract position with salary and benefits determined by Board of Education.

 

Posted By

Grant Community High School District 124

Interstate 285 , Fox Lake, IL 60020
 

At the following locations

Grant Community High School

Interstate 285 , Fox Lake, IL 60020



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$17,560

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

18.30

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

13%

State Average: 15%

FTE

241

State Average: 246