May 11, 2020

Classroom Instructional Assistant

  • TrulyHired
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
Part-time Education

Job Description

Reports to: Classroom Teacher, Local School Administration, CEO

Minimum of two years of college or satisfactory completion of the Local Paraprofessional Assessment.Required clearances and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.Related work experience

Job Overview:

To assist in providing instruction to individuals or small groups in the classroom or instructional resource setting. The Classroom Assistant will utilize a variety of instructional techniques to promote the academic progress of the students. An understanding, patient and receptive attitude will be displayed toward the students. The Classroom Assistant supervises and assists with student and classroom management


The primary responsibility of the classroom assistant is to work directly with all students and not just those that are at-risk.Classroom assistants will reinforce instruction to individuals or small groups as directed by the teacher.Classroom assistants will monitor student work and report student progress in reference to performance to the classroom teacher.At all times during the instructional day, the classroom teacher has primary responsibility for the students.Classroom assistants are expected to develop a positive rapport with all students and to treat students with respect.Classroom assistants are expected to model appropriate behaviors.Classroom teachers are expected to provide clear direction for the classroom assistant to follow.Classroom teachers and classroom assistants are expected to interact with each other in a professional manner and resolve any concerns before seeking administrative input.The classroom teacher is the teacher of record and, therefore, the assessment and recording of student progress must be handled by the classroom teacher. Informal assessments and benchmark assessments in which classroom assistants are trained are the exceptions.Classroom assistants are expected to respect and follow the policies and procedures established for the class by the classroom teacher.Classroom assistants are expected to respect and follow the policies and procedures established by the school which includes adherence to Professional Standard of Conduct including confidentiality, code of ethics and appropriate use of the internet, as outlined in Policy and Procedures manual and Employee Handbook.Classroom assistants are expected to keep records of activities through the use of a daily log.Classroom assistants will be provided with ongoing professional development in current best practices being implemented at MaST.It is the responsibility of the classroom teacher to schedule a 15-minute break for the classroom assistant daily.Follow all approved board of trustee policies including Financial and Purchasing, Attendance, Implementation of RtII and Curriculum Implementation.Perform other duties appropriate to the position and job title, as assigned by the CEO/principal/classroom teacher.
Terms of Employment: Ten (10) months, Hourly Employees.

Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of state law, administrative code, and the Board's policy on evaluation.

MaST Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

  • Position Type: Part-time
Job Category: Instructional Support > Individual Aide
Contact Information
  • MaST Recruitment

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