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TEMPORARY HIGH SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT (2021-2022) (#284)

Williston-Elko High School (learn more)

WILLISTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 29

WILLISTON, South Carolina (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3107050
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: November 19, 2021

Job Description

WILLISTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 29


Position Title:   Temporary High School Instructional Assistant 


Department:     Williston-Elko High School


Reports To:       Principal


FSLA Status:     NON-EXEMPT


Terms of Employment: 90 days


Grant funded position; where funding is available


 


GENERAL SUMMARY:


Under occasional supervision, assists in planning and assisting students in an environment favorable to learning and personal growth; maintains computer equipment and software, and performs related work as required. Reports to the school principal.


 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.


  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior necessary to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Monitors and assists students in successfully completing virtual coursework.
  • Sets up computers for classroom instruction; troubleshoots network, software and hardware malfunctions.
  • Maintains adequate number of working copies of software and handouts for classes; maintains list of software and its recommended classroom usage.
  • Assists professional staff in administering standardized tests in accordance with District testing program guidelines.
  • Maintains various records such as weekly class schedules and lab usage logs.
  • Maintains computers and peripheral equipment in a clean and good working condition.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints in areas of responsibility.
  • Operates a variety of equipment such as computers, printers, copier, LCD projector, calculator, telephone, etc.; uses clerical, copier, computer, instructional supplies.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, coworkers, teachers, other school administrators and staff, District administrators and staff, vendors / service providers, students, parents, volunteers and the general public.
  • Attends training, seminars and workshops, etc., to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills.
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities as assigned.
  • Performs routine office tasks as required, including but not limited to preparing routine records and reports, copying and filing documents, answering the telephone, sending and receiving faxes, entering and retrieving computer data, etc.
  • Performs related duties as required.

 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:


None


 


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


The District prefers candidates with an Associate’s degree, vocational technical degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education with emphasis in computer technology or a closely related field, supplemented by some experience working with children in an educational setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


 


LANGUAGE SKILLS:


Ability to read and interpret documents, data analysis, and reports. Ability to speak with confidence and poise. Ability to present in front of others. Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow and give verbal and written instructions; to counsel and teach employees; to influence others through persuasive speech and writing.


 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:


Requires the ability to add and subtract totals, to multiply and divide, to use mathematical formulas, to determine percentages and decimals and to determine analysis of data input. Must be able to use practical applications of fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion.


 


REASONING ABILITY:


Ability to interpret a variety of technical instruction in mathematical or diagram forms.


 


KNOWLEDGE:


Has knowledge of the methods, procedures and policies of the assigned school as they pertain to the performance of duties of the Computer Lab Assistant. Is knowledgeable in the laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Is able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Has the ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work activities. Has thorough knowledge of the use of computer hardware and software in educational settings. Is familiar with computer software available for instructional use. Is skilled in the use of computers. Has knowledge of and skills in using educational resources available on the Internet; has knowledge of web page development. Has knowledge of the characteristics of the age group assigned. Is able to establish and maintain positive relationships and work effectively with adults and children. Is able to supervise, guide and support students with patience and kindness. Is able to reinforce skills taught by the teacher. Is able to prepare effective computer lab lesson plans. Is able to motivate students to participate in computer activities and to want to learn. Has knowledge of proper English usage, vocabulary, punctuation and spelling; has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations. Is able to enter computer data / type accurately at a rate sufficient for the successful performance of assigned duties. Knows how to maintain a variety of office equipment as necessary in the performance of daily activities. Is skilled in applying a responsible attention to detail as necessary in preparing records, reports and correspondence. Is able to read and interpret various materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job. Knows how to perform duties in a courteous manner and with the utmost integrity in the best interest of the public. Knows how to maintain effective relationships with students, teachers, co-workers, personnel of other departments and members of the public through contact and cooperation. Has knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the position. Is able to effectively perform assigned duties despite frequent interruptions. Knows how to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations. Has the ability to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency.


 


SKILLS and ABILITIES:


Plans, coordinates and uses information effectively to enhance activities and production. Knows and understands expectations regarding such activities and works to ensure such expectations are met. Develops and formulates ways, means and timing to achieve established goals and objectives. Requires the ability to apply logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in oral, written or diagrammatic form; to deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Requires the ability to make independent judgments in the absence of supervisor; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation. Must have the ability to comprehend and interpret received information and the ability to comprehend.


 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 


WORK ENVIRONMENT:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is conducted primarily indoors with little to no significant exposure to environmental conditions. Physical demands are generally restricted to general office work requiring the occasional lifting and moving of items weighing up to fifty pounds. Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require constant attention and meeting tight deadlines.


 


TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:


The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full time employment during an entire school year or as funding is available. Conditions of employment are adjusted for part time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year. This is a grant funded position.


 


EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.


 


DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:


The information contained in this job-description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties m ay be assigned.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Job Categories: Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Stephanie Alford
    • 12255 MAIN ST
    • WILLISTON, South Carolina 29853

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