Classroom Teacher - Eagle College Preparatory Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Teaching Assistant
Job Location: 3630 Ohio Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63118
Beginning: Nov 25, 2019
Deadline: Dec 31, 2019**
District: Eagle College Preparatory Schools
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 262-542-9546
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Position Overview:  

EAGLE College Prep - Gravois Park is seeking a Teaching Assistants  to join the instructional teams at our school. Our Teaching Assistants come from diverse backgrounds and enable us to enrich our schools. Some are recent college graduates, others have their Master’s degrees in teaching or another field, and others are career changers. It is a talent-development program for our schools, and after successfully fulfilling their commitment, they are encouraged to apply for Lead Teaching positions.

Each Teaching Assistant is paired with a Lead Teacher. The teaching pairs consistently plan for and monitor the progress of each of the students in their classes in all content areas. Teaching Assistant's begin by shadowing, and gradually begin taking on teaching responsibilities. They are responsible for teaching and planning lessons for core academic areas on a daily basis. Teaching Assistant's provide input for planning and assessing in all content areas and attend all relevant professional development, grade level team meetings, and Response to Intervention (RTI). Teaching Assistant's and Lead Teachers utilize a variety of co-teaching structures to ensure the academic success for all students in all content areas.

 Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Considering the needs of each child when planning and modifying lessons.
  • Balancing a pre- designed, codified set of content-based standards with students’ individual needs and learning styles.
  • Supporting their Lead Teacher in achieving the highest outcomes for students and actively engaging in the planning process.
  • Engaging in coaching cycles and implementing research-based strategies that maximize their own performance and that of their students.
  • Reflecting on their own progress as educators and seeking out professional resources to continuously improve their practice.
  • Providing students with frequent feedback and evaluation based on the development of individualized goals for performance that are specific, measurable, ambitious, rooted in data and time-bound.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to leverage the strength of all team members.
  • Fulfilling duties as assigned to uphold school culture, such as lunch duty and dismissal.
  • Maintaining records of students’ progress.
  • Communicating with families regularly and building community with them through annual home visits and other school events.
  • Attending IEP meetings and ensuring appropriate accommodations are given to students during assessments as needed.
  • Supporting the school as directed by the Principal.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Demonstrated success working with elementary or pre-school students preferred
  • Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, urban school setting is a plus
  • Exceptional organization and planning skills
  • Superior communication skills
  • An ability to work collaboratively

Position Requirements:
  • A minimum of a High School Diploma is required for this position.
  • Prior experience working in a school setting is preferred

Salary and Benefits: EAGLE College Prep offers competitive compensation, participation in the Missouri Pension and world class professional development. This is an hourly, non-exempt, non-benefit eligible position.
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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