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INSTRUCTIONAL TEACHING ASSISTANT (KINDERGARTEN) (#346)

Crowders Creek Elementary (learn more)

Clover School District

Clover, South Carolina (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3728342
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: November 23, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Qualifications:


 


  • High school diploma with successful passing grade on the Para Pro exam or two year degree, or 60 hours of college credit from an accredited college or university
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Prior work with children
  • Knowledge of computers
  • Preferably Bi-lingual communication skills
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

           


Reports To:  Principal


 


Job Goal


 


To assist the teacher to achieve teaching objectives by working with individual students or small groups to help them achieve the skill levels of the class as a whole.


 


Performance Responsibilities


 


  • Administers, scores, and records such achievement and diagnostic tests as the teacher recommends for individual students.
  • Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.
  • Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on an understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes.
  • Helps students master equipment or instructional materials assigned by teacher.
  • Guides independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher.
  • Guides students with group activities such as drill work, and reading aloud.
  • Supervises testing and make-up work as assigned by the classroom teacher.
  • Reads to students, listens to students read, and participates in other forms of oral or written communication.
  • Alerts the teacher to any problem or special information about an individual student.
  • Serves as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the teacher.
  • Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of fully licensed teachers.
  • Participates in in-service training programs, as assigned.

 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


Specific Job Requirements


 


  • Possess and utilize excellent team building skills
  • Accept delegated responsibilities willingly
  • Able to work under occasional stress
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative in job performance

 


 


Knowledge


  • Education and Training-Knowledge of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups
  • English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

 


Skills


  • Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate
  • Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Learning Strategies-Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things
  • Monitoring-Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself and other individuals to make improvements or take corrective action
  • Mathematics-Using mathematics to solve problems
  • Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Judgment and Decision Making-Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Time Management-Managing one’s own time and the time of others
  • Desktop Computer Skills-Using a computer application to type text, insert pictures, format, edit, print, save, and retrieve word processing document

 


Work Context


  • Requires standing
  • Requires walking
  • Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people
  • Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions and working outdoors

 


 


Terms of Employment:


 


182 days per school year; Salary based on District Scale for Teacher Assistants


 


Evaluation:


 


Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Support Services Personnel.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Tony Hemingway
    • 604 Bethel St
    • Clover, South Carolina 29710

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