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INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT - RESOURCE ROOM SUPPORT

Greenfield-Central High School (learn more)

Greenfield Central Community School District

Greenfield, IN (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3888334
  • Application Deadline: September 1, 2022
  • Re-posted: July 31, 2022

Job Description

The ideal candidate will work with students and staff in an Enrichment Block environment to support educational needs. 
Effective communication with teachers on students academic needs -- ie missing homework or work completed while in the Resource Room. 
Effective interaction with students to assist in motivating them to complete work along with supporting academically. Resources are available for various subject areas. 
This position is more of a facilitating position in that the ideal candidate will organize, motivate and support student learning. 

JOB TITLE:  Instructional Assistant - Resource Room Support                

REPORTS TO: Building Principal                      

SUPERVISES: Non-Applicable

EMPLOYMENT AND FLSA STATUS:  Classified/Non-Exempt/Hourly

POSITION PURPOSE

Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist certified professional staff with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives of the school and district. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrates skill and proficiency in carrying out assignments

  • Possesses skills and knowledge to perform the job competently

  • Skill at planning, organizing and prioritizing workload (For self and direct reports, If applicable)

  • Holds self accountable for assigned responsibilities; sees tasks through to completion in a timely manner

  • Proficiency at improving work methods and procedures as a means toward greater efficiency

  • Communicates effectively with supervisor, peers, and stakeholders

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently

  • Demonstrates ability to work cooperatively with supervision or as part of a team

  • Demonstrates reliability (attendance, punctuality, meeting deadlines)

  • Adeptness at analyzing facts, problem solving, decision making, and demonstrating good judgement

  • Displays fairness towards all colleagues

  • Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. 

  • Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs.

  • Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments.

  • Assists in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs.

  • Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance.

  • Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.

  • Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas.

  • Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision.

  • Constructs, copies, distributes and uses educational materials as needed.

  • Assists teacher with parent contact as requested to foster effective and participatory parent involvement in student education.

  • The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or nonprescribed controlled substance abuse in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the Corporation.

  • Completes other duties as assigned by the classroom teacher or the building principal.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students.

  • May assist in the training of other paraprofessionals.

  • Completes other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.

  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.

  • Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.

  • Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.

  • Effective writing and verbal communication skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Prior experience working with children, preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time. 

  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. 

  • Ability to carry 25 lbs.

  • Ability to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations. 

  • Ability to see for the purpose of reading laws and codes, rules and policies and other printed matter. 

  • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels. 

  • Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation. 

  • Ability to operate office equipment. 

  • Ability to reach in all directions. 

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: 

The District will comply with all legal requirements relating to reasonable accommodation for employees and job applicants.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

·       180 Days per School Year

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluations of Classified Personnel.

DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to perform this job.

The Greenfield-Central Community School Board of Trustees does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law. 

G-CCSC Title IX Coordinator: Contact Scott Kern at 317-462-4434 or skern@gcsc.k12.in.us


 
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Instructional Support > Individual Aide
  • Contact Information

    • Scott Kern
    • 110 W North St
    • Greenfield, Indiana 46140

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