Company: Providence School Department
Posted on: November 23, 2021
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
Keywords: Providence School Department, Providence , Teacher Assistant, Education / Teaching , Providence, Rhode Island
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