Substitute Teacher Assistant (2022-2023 SY)

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Description

Position Type:     Substitute:  On Call As Needed Basis.

Salary:  $132.00 per day


Position Purpose
 
-  Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist certified professional staff with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives, and to free certified professional employees from non-professional duties such as proctoring study halls to enable them to make a contribution to other aspects of the educational program, such as curriculum development.
  
Essential Job Functions
 
-  Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. 
 
-  Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs.
 
-  Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments.
 
-  Assists in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs.
 
-  Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance.
 
-  Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.
 
-  Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas.
 
-  Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision.
 
-  Constructs, copies and distribute and use educational materials as needed.
 
-  Assists teacher with parent contact as requested to foster effective and participatory parent involvement in student education.
 
-  Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc.
 
-  Participates in IEP process and serves as resource for the student personnel evaluation team as needed.
 
-  Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities.
 
-  Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs.
 
 
Additional Duties:
 
-  Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed.
 -  Perform any other related duties as assigned.
 Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
 
 Equipment
 -  Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.
  
Travel Requirements
 
-  Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions.
  
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-  Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
 -  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.
 -  Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).
 -  Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
 -  Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
 -  Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
 -  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
 -  Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
 -  Effective writing and verbal communication skills.
  
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
 -  Works in standard office and school building environments.
 -  Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
 Note:   Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.
  
Qualifications Profile
 -  Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
 -  High School diploma or equivalent.
 -  Prior experience working with special needs children desirable.
 
FLSA Status:             Non-exempt
 

 

 
 

Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439
 

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Suffolk Public Schools- All Locations

P. O. Box 1549 , Suffolk, VA 23439