2019/20 .5 Instructional Assistant - Pre-K at Leander Independent School District
About the Job
Position Type: 10 - Temporary
Date Posted: 2/19/2020
Location: Giddens Elementary
Closing Date: Open until filled
The State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check. A $50.20 fingerprinting fee will be charged once hired.
PRIMARY PURPOSE To assist teachers in the preparation and facilitation of appropriate learning activities and experiences to help students fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Ability to follow directions from multiple teachers and follow an assigned schedule.
Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and state and local board policy.
Assist teachers in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays.
Work with individual students or small groups to conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher.
Assist in supervising students throughout the school day both inside and outside the building.
Assist in maintaining neat and orderly classrooms.
Assist in inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
Assist teacher in keeping administrative records and preparation of required reports
Participate in in-service training programs, faculty meetings, and special events, as needed.
Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
Supervise classroom when teacher is attending scheduled meetings.
Supervise students getting on and off the bus and in the cafeteria.
Ability to work well with children, students, staff and parents.
Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance.
Perform other duties as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES Education/Certification/Experience:
At least 48 semester hours (or equivalent trimester hours) of college work, or an Associate degree or higher, or a Highly Qualified Certificate issued by ACC, Region 13, or an equivalent institution.
TEA issued Educational Aide Certificate – obtainable after hire ($32 fee requirement).
Some experience working with children preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively and manage multiple priorities and projects and to travel from campus to campus as needed
Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information.
Needs to move about inside the classroom or campus to monitor students as necessary.
May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.