Jun 02, 2022

GD CA: Instructional Aide: High Impact Tutor

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

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OPPORTUNITY
The Instructional Aide: High Impact Tutor is designed to serve students in grades 6 or 9 by providing customized instruction based on specific math gaps or the pre-requisite skills they need to practice. The incumbent will be assigned to work with small groups of students who are being pulled out of general education math classrooms during the school day for High Impact Tutoring. In this role, you will receive the opportunity to build relationships with students and diagnose, monitor, and drive accelerated learning of math concepts. Green Dot California classified personnel are represented by the Ánimo Classified Employees Association (ACEA), an affiliate of the California Teachers Association (CTA) and the National Education Association (NEA). Please note that this position will have a one-year contract, expiring 6/30/23.

Please note: Should you apply for this position; you will be doing so to Green Dot California in general – not to a specific school site. If a school has an Instructional Aide: High Impact Tutor position open, they will review the general applicant pool for potential candidates and choose who to contact for an interview.

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.

• Under immediate supervision, follow the lead of the teacher in providing small group instruction student(s) in math content
• Discuss classroom learning activities with the teacher to coordinate instructional efforts and to implement instructional programs.
• Tutor students in small groups of 3-4 to explain and/or reinforce learning concepts
• Set math goals with the student, track their progress and encourage their efforts to improve in math
• Attend regular High Impact Tutor training with the Green Dot math team to develop instructional skills
• Communicate with families of students in the High Impact Tutoring program to keep them aware of their students’ progress
• Tutors may be asked to support with the following tasks, but the primary role is described above
• Operate a variety of office machines and/or instructional equipment such as, copy machine, computer, laminator, telephone, iphone or ipad for recording, 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
• Administer first aid or necessary physical assistance to ill or distressed students: may administer prescribed medication in accordance with established school procedure
• May call parents to arrange appointments, to provide approved information about school or student, may participate in parent conference at the direction or concurrence of the teacher/specialist
• 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
• Adapt educational materials/manipulatives to promote the specialized learning process for students with 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

QUALIFICATIONS:
Consistent with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 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 OR
• Pass a local assessment of knowledge and skills in assisting in instruction (e.g., CBEST)
• You are dependable, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve
• You will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer
• You will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (submission of proof of vaccination will be required)
• In addition, it is preferred:
• You have demonstrated ability in math (and are confident supporting students in 6th or 9th grade math intervention content)
• You have at least six months of 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

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

COMPENSATION
The hourly rate range for this position begins at $16.50, based on education and experience, and this role qualifies for a $2000 signing bonus to be paid in two installments, and is subject to change. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement options. We also provide generous time off to support overall work-life balance while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students. (Visit https://careers.greendot.org/benefits-salary/ to learn more.)

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted, and we are looking to fill current openings for a 9/1/22 start date.

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