Orchard Springs Elementary - (3 hrs.) Elementary/Playground Aide (#1835579)

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A position has been declared open in the Weber School District at Orchard Springs Elementary for a Playground/Teacher Aide. This position is for 3 hours per day, 9 months per year. Weber District employees may send a resume to the principal directly. Applicants outside the District may apply on Teachers-Teachers.com. Files will be reviewed before interviews are scheduled.

THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED, AFTER A MINIMUM OF 5 WORKING DAYS

Essential Functions • Adapts classroom materials under the direction of the teacher (e.g. reading/math labs., computers, etc.) for the purpose of providing a method to support and/or reinforce classroom objectives. • Administers tests for the purpose of assisting the teacher in evaluating students progress. • Confers with teachers as may be required for the purpose of providing input into the evaluation of students' progress and/or implementing/modifying students' objectives. • Implements instructional programs and lesson plans (e.g. reading, math, language, comprehension, writing, computer, etc.) for the purpose of assisting the teacher in improving students' academic success through a defined course of study. • Instructs students (individual or small groups) for the purpose of implementing goals for remediation of student deficiencies and ensuring students success.

Purpose Statement The job of Playground Aide was established for the purpose/s of providing for the safety and welfare of students during non¬classroom activities; minimizing the frequency or severity of harmful incidents; and communicating observations and/or incidents that may impact a general well being of students and school personnel.

Essential Functions • Facilitates games among students (e.g. hands out equipment, balls, etc.) for the purpose of providing age appropriate activities. • Intervenes in potential emergency situations for the purpose of minimizing disruptions of playground activities and/or injury to involved students. • Monitors students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments (e.g. rest rooms, playgrounds, cafeteria, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the safety and welfare of students. • Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate instructional and/or administrative personnel. • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.

Other Functions • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

Purpose Statement The job of Teachers Aide was established for the purpose/s of assisting assigned teaching personnel in the supervision and instruction of students, and performing classroom clerical tasks in support of the instructional process.

Essential Functions • Administers tests, homework assignments, make-up work, etc. for the purpose of supporting teachers in the instructional process. • Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts. • Guides students in independent study (e.g. enrichment work, remedial work, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring student success. • Implements, under the supervision of assigned teacher, instructional programs and lesson plans for the purpose of assisting the teacher in improving students' academic success through a defined course of study. • Monitors individual students, classroom, library, playground activities, etc. for the purpose of ensuring a safe and positive learning environment. • Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the teacher and/or administrator in providing records/materials.

Other Functions • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY: Ability to work independently at routine tasks. Ability to learn special needs of particular individuals. Ability to communicate. Ability to meet and interact with teachers, parents, and students with tact, courtesy, and discretion. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Not limited to the following: Physical ability to perform the above listed essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Physical, mental, and emotional requirements will be developed when needed for purposes of reasonable accommodation.

Experience: Job related experience is preferred. Education: Must have 2 years of college or an Associates degree or have passed the para-professional test.

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Weber School District

5320 S ADAMS AVE PKWY, OGDEN, UT 84405
 
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Amount per Student

$7,158 (USD)

State Average: $7,571 (USD)

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students

13%

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 338