||November 22, 2021
||K-12: Charter Schools
The Instructional Aide: Functional Skills Classroom is designed to support students who are in a self-contained classroom setting. This individual will support students with coursework and life skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The classification specification does not necessarily describe all the duties that might need to be performed. The summary provides examples of typical task performed in this classification.
- Specialized services may include: facilitation of communication via assistive technology and/or communication devices, assisting in the supervision, discipline and behavior modification of student(s), as well as performing related duties as assigned
- Discuss classroom learning activities with teacher/specialist to coordinate instructional efforts and to implement instructional programs.
- Tutor students, individually or in groups, following lesson plans and designated IEPs or SPs, in a variety of academic subjects to explain and/or reinforce learning concepts
- Provide assistance to students in operating assistive technology or communication devices, microcomputers and in learning activities associated with computer assisted instruction.
- Provide assistance to, participate with, or monitor students in activities such as physical exercises and/or classroom activities
- Operate a variety of office machines and/or instructional equipment such as, copy machine, typewriter, computer, laminator, telephone, video cassette recorder, etc.
- Perform a variety of classroom associated clerical work, such as typing, sorting, filing, keeping accurate records, setting up and maintaining file folders, recording attendance, completing forms and applications, collecting monies, measuring, cutting and duplicating
- Prepare various teaching aids and materials such as charts, graphs, and other related items using such methods as typing, duplicating, collating, stapling and other laminating
- Assist in classroom organizing activities such as displaying educational materials, preparing bulletin boards, arranging furniture to facilitate instructional needs, creating an orderly and clean classroom environment
- Observe and report significant student behavior, behavioral patterns, and/or problems to the teacher/specialist. Implement behavior management programs for student(s) as designated by certificated staff
- May call parents to arrange appointments, to provide approved information about school or student
- Understand and carry out oral and written instruction
- Learn to tutor students in various subject matters and to work with students with and/or without disabilities
- Work with children/adolescents having mild to moderate learning and /or physical disabilities
- Motivate and encourage positive learning patterns and behavior to students with disabilities and special learning need
- Assist with discipline of students in accordance with school policy
- Keep accurate records
- Demonstrate understanding and patience toward students with disabilities
- Demonstrate confidence, tact and sound judgment
- Demonstrate adaptability to changing circumstances and priorities within the learning environment
- Demonstrate a willingness to work collaboratively as an educational team member
- Other duties as assigned
Consistent with ESEA and other related legislation, candidates for this classification must meet the following standards:
- Possess a high school diploma (or equivalent) AND one of the following:
- * Completion of at least two years of college (48 units), OR
- * Attainment of an AA (or higher) degree
Green Dot also strongly prefers candidates who have one or more of the following:
- Six months experience working with adolescents/children in a structured environment
- Experience working with adolescents/children requiring a specialized learning environment is preferred. Verifiable supervised experience as a volunteer in a school or related organizational activity may be substituted on an equal basis.
- Any other combination of training an experience that could likely provide the desired skills, knowledge or abilities may be considered, however, experience cannot substitute for the required minimum education and a willingness to work collaboratively as an educational team member
This employer strives for a balanced, productive workforce, which is diverse in terms of age, gender, and cultural identity. We do not base hiring or promotional decisions on factors other than performance and professional growth potential.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: We ask that you complete an online application at http://careers.greendot.org/
Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted, and we are looking to fill current openings as soon as possible. Green Dot Public Schools has embedded a diversity, equity and inclusion lens in our organizational culture, as well as in our educational and talent practices. We are committed to hiring those who reflect the diversity of our communities, and we recruit, employ, support, compensate and promote employees, without regard to their actual or perceived race, religious creed (including religious dress or grooming practices), color, national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken), physical or mental disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), parental status, age (forty (40) and over), sexual orientation, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, citizenship, immigration status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Please note that we are unable to sponsor H1-B Visa applicants.
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