JOB PURPOSE Responsible for assisting in the general supervision and management of the children, which allows the teachers more time to focus on the educational needs of students. The incumbent must be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the school's educational philosophy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists in the implementation of the daily program under the direction of the teacher.
Assists in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies for students’ daily activities.
Works individually or in small groups with students to review classroom instruction, listens to reading groups, or assists answering questions.
Supervises outside playground activities.
Helps with general housekeeping tasks.
Assists the teacher in any other appropriate ways.
Performs clerical tasks.
Treats all children with dignity and respect.
Attends all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences, including in-service training as may be required by the district.
Operates and cares for instructional equipment used in the classroom.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.
Follows directions given by head teacher or immediate supervisor.
Assists with the supervision of students outside the classroom such as: field trips to assist with student supervision and safety, during play period, lunchroom activities, dismissal, etc.
Supervise the classroom when the teacher is out of the room.
Maintains confidentiality about children, their families, and other employees outside the school.
Handles sensitive and confidential information, documents, communications, incidents, etc., with discretion and in a conscientious manner.
Cooperates and share professionally with other members of the staff.
Promotes high academic/achievement for all children;
Promotes a greater focus on teaching and learning;
Promotes flexibility to stimulate local initiatives coupled with responsibility for student performance;
Promotes improved linkages among schools, parents and communities.
**MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED**
DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the responsibilities of this position, the work environment characteristics listed below are representative of the environment the employee will encounter:
Usual schools working conditions.
May be noisy during high student traffic.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORY Job is non-exempt under the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
EVALUATION Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA’s Policy.
DECLARATION The Charter Schools USA Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this position description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.