Classroom Campus Assistant - (ELA) Templeton Elementary

Templeton Unified School District Templeton, CA
Classroom Campus Assistant - (ELA) Templeton Elementary

Employer:

Templeton Unified School District

Date Posted:

6/11/2018

Contact:

Renee Argain

805-434-5802

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1

Length of Work Year:

8:00 AM - 1:45 PM (30 min lunch) Monday-Friday - 10 months

Employment Type:

Part Time

Application Deadline:

6/22/2018 4:00 PM Pacific

Salary:

$12.69 - $16.15 Class 4, Step A-H

Date Posted:

6/11/2018 Application Deadline:

6/22/2018 4:00 PM Pacific Employment Type:

Part Time Length of Work Year:

8:00 AM - 1:45 PM (30 min lunch) Monday-Friday - 10 months Salary:

$12.69 - $16.15 Class 4, Step A-H Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1 Contact: Renee Argain Email: ragain@templetonusd.org Phone: 805-434-5802

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

TEMPLETON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTJOB DESCRIPTIONCLASS TITLE: CLASSROOM – CAMPUS ASSISTANT DEFINITION: To assist a classroom teacher with instruction and supervision of pupils in defined enrichment programs and educational programs including reading, language, and special ed. in a school setting. The paraeducator serves as an instructional assistant and is intended to be assigned both to the direct instruction of students and the supervision of students in the cafeteria, on the playground, and other areas of the school grounds. Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar, punctuation, computational and other core academic skills are required for this position.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:•Coordinates enrichment program material and reports directly to the principal and/or lead teacher.•Assists teachers with the presentation of learning materials and instructional activities; instructs small groups in reading, language, math, enrichment program coursework, and other subject areas.•Instructs students in defined enrichment or remedial program coursework. •Tutors individuals and small groups of students; monitors and assists students through drill, study, and research activities after lessons and instructions have been provided by the teacher. •Assists in preparing teaching materials and learning activities, as directed. •Collects, assembles and distributes textbooks, learning package materials, supplies, equipment and resource materials; orders instructional materials and aids when necessary. •Maintains class control in the absence of the teacher in case of emergency. •Assists teacher in preparation of instructional and testing materials; administers and scores tests; corrects papers. •Performs routine and record keeping activities; takes attendance and maintains attendance records; fills out forms and applications as needed. •Prepares bulletin board materials and decorates classroom; assists in maintaining a neat, orderly and attractive learning environment. •Attends and participates in faculty, staff, in-service and meetings.•Operates audiovisual equipment, computer, copying machines and other related equipment that serve as aids in or to the instructional program.•Supervises children on the playground as needed.•Maintains order, encourages and promotes courtesy among children in the cafeteria and on the playground.•Enforces school safety rules and school discipline in accordance with California Education Code section 35291.5 and District Board policy.•Administers first aid in routine accidents and makes reports as appropriate.•Performs related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge of:•Defined enrichment or remedial program subject matter.•General purposes and goals of public education.•General methods of education and teaching.•Techniques to control and motivate students.•Student behavior and characteristics.•Basic arithmetic.•Proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.•Excellent reading, writing, spelling and computational skills required.•Testing and grading procedures.•Simple record keeping.•CPR certification, including youth•First aid certification, including youth•Practices and procedures pertaining to school cafeteria and recreational activities.Ability to:•Work independently.•Learn to utilize standard teaching aids and office machines.•Learn and utilize simple methods and procedures to be followed in instructional settings.•Learn instructional terminology, program philosophies, concepts, materials, methods and procedures.•Perform simple clerical work and light typing.•Accurately read, write, and understand the English language.•Make arithmetical calculations.•Maintain records.•Communicate in writing for the purposes of composing the required reports and other correspondence.•Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.•Direct children in playground activities.•Promote courtesy and safety in the cafeteria and on the playground.•Relate to children in a courteous manner.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:•High school diploma•4 years' experience working with children or youth groups or credential.•Two years of higher education study, OR•An Associate's or higher degree, OR•Passage of a formal state or local academic assessment that demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to assist in teaching reading, writing, and mathematics or reading, writing, and mathematics readiness.•Tech I Certification required to be completed within the probationary period.•Tech II Certification encouraged within one year of hire.•Knowledge of defined academic subject matter.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS of this position are, but not limited to, the following:Ability to:•Sit or stand for extended periods of time.•Ascend and descend steps.•See for purposes of observing students and reading instructional materials, tests, student records and other printed matter.•Understand speech at normal levels in person or on the telephone.•Communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation in person or on the telephone.•Operate audiovisual equipment, computer, typewriter, copy machine and other office and classroom equipment with dexterity.•Occasionally lift/carry supplies and printed materials weighing up to 30 pounds.•Bend, twist, kneel and/or stoop.IN ADDITION, AND NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS:SPECIAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:•Assist the classroom teacher with special education programs for the learning disabled, developmentally delayed, acquired brain injury, severely emotionally disturbed, orthopedically handicapped, language handicapped, aphasic and deaf/blind students by performing paraprofessional activities.•Perform paraprofessional activities including tutorial, behavioral management, preparation of instructional materials, and feeding and toileting if indicated.•Observes students; answers questions; gives individual instruction; counsels and calms students as needed.•Assists in carrying out behavior modification programs including charting, time out supervision and self-defense; assists teacher in maintaining classroom control and, as appropriate, during student mainstreaming in such activities as music, physical education, lunch, and recess.•Assists in training designated students in the physical skills necessary to care for their individual needs.•Assists students in use of bathroom facilities including lifting and moving where needed.•Adjusts special equipment such as wheelchairs, lifts, braces, and walkers; positions or repositions students in same.•Sets up meal trays; assists students with eating.•Assists students in changing clothing or putting on garments.•Use of appropriate techniques for the physical management of special education students is desirable.•Performs related duties as assigned.ESL REQUIREMENTS:•Assists classroom teacher in the implementation of individual educational plans for students experiencing difficulty understanding and using the English language.•Assists teachers with the presentation of learning materials and instructional activities; instructs small groups in listening, reading, writing and speaking English.•Coordinates ESL program, directly reporting to the principal.•Instructs non-English speaking students in English language and American culture.•Performs routine and record keeping activities for LEP/NEP students.•Serves as translator.•Knowledge of instructional terminology, program philosophies, concepts, materials, methods, and procedures related to second language acquisition.TITLE 1 REQUIREMENTS:•Identify and coordinate services for Title 1 students.•Assist teacher with the presentation of learning materials and instructional activities; instructs small groups in the use of the library, dictionary and other reference materials and in speed reading; tutors individuals in the use of the library, dictionary and other reference materials and in speed reading; tutors individuals and small groups of students: monitors and assists students through drill, study, and research activities after lessons and instructions have been provided by the teacher; maintains class library.•Collects, assembles and distributes textbooks, learning package materials, supplies, equipment and resource materials; orders instructional materials and aids when necessary.•Performs related duties as assigned.NOTE:The District requires, at district expense, a post-offer, pre-placement physical. Candidates offered positions who cannot meet the above physical requirements will be offered reasonable accommodations as appropriate in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.Class:4Category:ClassifiedAccountability of time:PrincipalTasks assigned by:PrincipalEvaluated by:PrincipalHiring Authority:PrincipalSite(s):School Site

Requirements for Applying

High school diploma4 years' experience working with children or youth groups or credential.Two years of higher education study, OR An Associate's or higher degree, OR Passage of a formal state or local academic assessment that demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to assist in teaching reading, writing, and mathematics or reading, writing, and mathematics readiness.

Requirements for Applying

High school diploma4 years' experience working with children or youth groups or credential.Two years of higher education study, OR An Associate's or higher degree, OR Passage of a formal state or local academic assessment that demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to assist in teaching reading, writing, and mathematics or reading, writing, and mathematics readiness.

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