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Teacher Assistant

Company: Providence School Department
Location: Providence
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description: The teacher assistant reports directly to the Principal and works under the guidance and supervision of the principal or his designee. The teacher assistant maintains a cooperative staff relationship with all personnel functioning within the educational setting. Duties, Roles, & Responsibilities: The duties of the teacher assistant encompass a broad spectrum and include but are not limited to the following: 1. Participate in daily and long-range lesson and classroom activity planning. 2. Conduct learning exercises with small groups of students. 3. Guide students in developing positive relationships with peers and adults. 4. Assisting with the supervision of pupils in the classroom, corridors, schoolyards, lavatories, cafeterias, etc... and on field trips. 5. Assist Pre-K students with toileting, dressing, feeding, self-care, which may include diaper changes. 6. Alert the teacher to the special needs of individual students. 7. Collecting and distributing educational materials. 8. With teacher supervision, correct student's work and prescribe additional work to remediate student's weaknesses. 9. Operating machines that duplicate or copy information for distribution to pupils. 10. Assisting the teacher to meet the many personal and physical needs of the child. 11. Under teacher supervision, participate in discipline procedures and prescribe consequences for student behavior. 12. Assist teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing behavior or academic skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities. 13. Serve as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher. 14. Commit to attend ongoing professional development sessions; such as those offered by RIDE, the Providence School Department, and Local Union 1033. 15. Perform additional teacher assistant duties as requested. Required Qualifications: Associate Degree, or 48 College Credits, or a passing score of 461 on the Para Pro Test. A Certificate of Completion of an approved Teacher Assistant Training Program, in addition to one of the above or a Bachelor's Degree that meets RIDE Standards Pass English Proficiency Test Ability to work with children and to be patient, understanding, and effective in meeting their needs. Hourly Wage: $16.69-18.29 Health and Union Benefits Must complete all compliance videos prior to first day of work Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check....

Keywords: Providence School Department, Providence , Teacher Assistant, Education / Teaching , Providence, Rhode Island

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