The Learning Lamp
  • School Staffing
  • Ligonier, PA, USA
  • Part Time

Ignite Education Solutions is looking for a Teaching Assistant to work in a local school district for the 2018-19 school year in Ligonier, PA.

Position involves working with small groups of students and assisting the classroom teacher with other various needs. Candidates must be elementary certified teachers in PA. Great experience for newly certified teachers looking to gain experience in the school setting. This is a school year position that follows the school schedule and offer a great daily rate! Apply today to get started immediately.

Position Purpose:

The Teaching Assistant will help the classroom teacher(s) to provide for the instructional needs of student(s) in the classroom. The aide will assist in the implementation of classroom programs, including behavior management and instruction programs.

Accountability:

The Teaching Assistant reports directly to the Education Programs Director and to the administration at the school district.    

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips
  • Help classroom teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports
  • Help with inventory, care and maintenance of equipment
  • Help maintain a neat and orderly classroom
  • Help manage behavior of student(s) as needed
  • Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student's special medical, physical, communicative and emotional needs
  • Work with individual student(s) or small groups to develop needed skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher
  • Help supervise student(s) throughout the school day, inside and outside of the classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty
  • Keep teacher informed of special needs and/or problems of student(s)
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings and/or special events as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Work with children with disabilities
  • Follow verbal and written instructions
  • Communicate effectively
  • Maintain emotional control under stress

Acceptable Experience and Trainings:

  • Certified Teacher
  • Experience working with children

Other:

  • Appropriate clearances: PA State Criminal History Record, Child Abuse Report, and FBI Criminal History Report. Clearances must be current.

EOE.

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