Teacher Assistant - KVC

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Hays, Kansas
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Description

Qualifications:          Must have a high school diploma or equivalency. Selected Candidate must have a satisfactory criminal background check and a KS Certificate of health prior to first day of employment.

 Starting salary:         $11.49 per hour

Hours:                        7.0 hours per day

Beginning date:        March 18, 2021

Closing date for application: Open until filled

 

To Make Application, apply online:

https://www.applitrack.com/haysusd489/onlineapp/

 

Position contact:   

Kyle Carlin, Director of Special Education

785-623-2400

kcarlin@usd489.com

 

Position Purpose

-  Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist certified professional staff with students at KVC to meet instructional goals and objectives, and to free certified professional employees from non-professional duties.

Essential Job Functions

-  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 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.

-  Constructs, copies and distribute and use educational materials as needed.

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

-  Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc.

-  Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs.

Additional Duties:

-  Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed.

-  Perform any other related duties as assigned.

Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment

-  Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.

Travel Requirements

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-  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 with special needs.

-  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.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

-  Works in standard office and school building environments.

-  Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.

Note:   Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Qualifications Profile

-  Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

-  High School diploma or equivalent.

-  Successful completion of college level coursework or passing of examination as required by the No Child Left Behind Act.

-  Prior experience working with special needs children desirable.

FLSA Status:             Non-exempt

 

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