Jun 29, 2024

24-25 Rise Kohyang Elementary School T/K Instructional Assistant

  • Bright Star Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Education

Job Description

2024-25 Instructional Assistant Job Description

Hiring Process:

Step 1: Submit Application

Completed application include:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Professional reference letter

*Optional
  • Three professional references' contact information


Step 2: Phone Interview

Step 3: School Site Interview

*Selected applicants will be invited to a final round interview with a specific school site.

Rise Kohyang Elementary School (RKES) is an elementary school located in Koreatown, Los Angeles. RKES is seeking full-time Instructional Assistants to support student learning for the 24-25 school year.

ABOUT US:

Founded in 2003, Bright Star Schools has been serving students, families, and communities in Los Angeles for over 20 years! We currently serve over 3,600 students in 9 schools in the communities of South Los Angeles, Koreatown, and the San Fernando Valley. Our free, charter public schools are joyful, small, and safe communities where each of our students is known and supported to thrive. We welcome all students of all abilities and backgrounds.

We're looking for outstanding educators to join our team and help provide holistic, inclusive support for all students to achieve academic excellence and grow their unique talents so that they find joy in higher education, career, and life. Guided by our core values of integridad, kohyang, ubuntu, and growth, we're committed to our students' and educators' success.

At Bright Star Schools, we provide a culture of learning and growth for educators, with an emphasis on job-embedded, differentiated professional development, which includes:

  • Organization-wide content specific professional development sessions throughout the year
  • An instructional coaching program
  • A no-cost induction program for new teachers with a preliminary credential (Our two- year induction program allows teachers with preliminary credentials to earn their CA clear credential at no cost to the teacher.)
  • Paid planning days
  • Professional learning communities at the school site and by grade level or content area.


Overall, our educators receive 200+ hours of job-embedded professional development opportunities to support teacher growth and advancing student achievement over the course of each year.

We also offer small class sizes, comprehensive teacher support, a focus on anti-bias and anti-racist school and classroom cultures, and numerous collaboration opportunities across the organization and within school sites.

Educator applicants should be prepared to conduct classes virtually or in-person depending on COVID-19 health guidelines.

Bright Star Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual

orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, pregnancy, or veteran status.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree required (Bilingual in Spanish or Korean preferred but not required)
  • HOURS: 35-40 hours per week; starts at $20 an hour


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, as well as, other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.

I. STUDENT INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT
  • Orients and provides instructional assistance to individuals or small groups of students in classrooms. (If school is in person, this will occur in classrooms at the school site. If for any reason, we ever move to virtual instruction due to following local health guidelines, this instructional support would occur remotely via online learning.)
  • Supports instructional outcomes for students by assisting with checking for student understanding and facilitating differentiated supports for students, by direction of the school administrators or teacher and in collaboration with the lead teacher
  • At school campus (during hybrid or in person learning) or virtually (during any distance learning), leads small group instruction with students and tutor individuals and small groups of students in various subject areas.
  • Works to support the teacher to meet students' learning needs in the classroom
  • Orients and provides instructional assistance to individuals or small groups of students.
  • Tutors individuals and small groups of students in various subject areas.
  • Assists teacher in establishing and maintaining a clean, safe and pleasant classroom and learning environment.
  • Assists in preparing instructional materials.
  • Assists in maintaining student records and files.
  • Operates equipment such as copy machines, computers and audiovisual equipment.
  • Supervises students in all indoor and outdoor activities, ensuring a safe environment.
  • Supervises students during breakfast, lunch and snack time.
  • Assists in teaching children to become responsible for their decisions and actions.
  • Guides children's behaviors in a positive way that teaches self-respect along with respect for others and the community around them.
  • Encourages children to interact positively with other children and people around them.
  • Provides a wide variety of age appropriate activities that offers physical and emotional growth.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with the teacher and classroom team to ensure the individual needs of all children are met.
  • Provide support to others.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Must be organized, creative, independent and self-motivated, enthusiastic, dependable, detail-oriented and flexible in scheduling and prioritization, and driven by excellence.
  • Must possess good communication skills to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form, including accurate grammar and business correspondence knowledge.
  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective relationships; demonstrated ability to communicate in situations requiring tact and poise; skilled in confidentiality and discretion.
  • Must present a neat, professional appearance.
  • Must be able to adjust tasks and focus with composure, and in accordance with changing deadlines and prior.


LOCATION: On school campus

SALARY & BENEFITS:

Salary: starts at $20.00 per hour

Status: Full-time

Benefits: For full time employees - Health, dental, vision, STRS retirement matching, life insurance, short-term disability, optional 403b plan, sick and vacation paid time off, and holidays.

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