St. Charles Borromeo Academy

Position Title: Instructional Aide for Transitional Kindergarten Hours: Part-Time, M-F 8:30-11:30 Supervised by: Principal/Teacher FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position Summary: The instructional aide works with, and under the direction of, a classroom teacher to provide assistance in the implementation of the instructional program.
Primary Responsibilities:

Provides assistance for the instructional program including:

Lesson planning and implementation

Classroom preparation

Clerical help

Assists in the supervision of students

Knowledge & Skills:

Must have a basic understanding of child development and skills necessary to relate to the students being serviced
Must be able to use the control and discipline techniques that are established for the classroom
Must work cooperatively with the assigned teacher and other staff
Friendly with excellent people skills
Professional demeanor
Thorough knowledge and familiarity with the organizational structure and practices of the Roman Catholic Church

Specific Duties:

Work with small groups for tutorial, enrichment purposes and explicit instruction and assessments
Collect all materials from homework to permission slips
Prepare/run copies
File papers in student folders
Check and grade seatwork and homework
Assist with supervision of school play areas at recess and lunch recess
Substitute for classroom teacher in an emergency (short term)
Write necessary information on standardized test sheets
Help gather and organize special materials for new units of instruction
Prepare bulletin boards
Prepare and copy communications for parents at the direction of the teacher
Keep records and charts
Attend school functions and activities as requested by principal

Physical Requirements: To successfully meet the needs of the students in his/her care, the instructional aide must:

Engage with students while sitting, kneeling, squatting, bending, or stooping.
Walking and standing for a period of time of twenty minutes at recess and lunch recess.
Reach at, below, or above shoulder height with the dominant upper extremities
Assist in the moving of student desks and chairs. It is occasionally necessary to lift and carry boxes up to twenty-five pounds.

Education & Experience:

Associate degree or higher
One year of experience working with children
Equivalent of 15 credit hours in education or an additional 3 years of experience in working with children

Please email cover letter and resume to Mrs. Debra Cota: [email protected]

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