Teacher Aide - University Academy Charter School
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Lower School Teacher Assistant
Job Location: University Academy Charter School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2020
Deadline: Jun 30, 2020**
District: University Academy Charter School
Kansas City, MO 64131
Telephone: 816-412-5900
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Job Description:
NOTE: All interested applicants are required to visit our website at www.universityacademy.org to complete an online application for employment to be considered for the position. 

PURPOSE OF JOB
: Support the Teacher with providing effective instruction to students in all areas.  Work effectively with all school personnel, students, parents and community members.  Be cognizant of all state and district requirements in serving the needs of students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
  • Support the Teacher to meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  • Support the Teacher with planning a program of study, that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students.
  • Support the Teacher with creating a classroom environment that is conductive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Support the Teacher with preparation for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Support the Teacher with guiding the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals, and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Support the Teacher with employing a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. 
  • Support the Teacher with striving to implement by instruction and action and the schools philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  • Support the Teacher with assessing the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Confers with and seeks assistance of school administrators regarding possible learning disabilities of a student.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, school policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Lead the class instructionally.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom in fair and just manner.
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  • Support the Teacher with planning and supervising purposeful assignments for volunteers and cooperatively with department heads.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Works with designated team to plan and determine appropriate steps to meet student needs.
  • Demonstrates effective human relations and communication skills.
  • Complies with good safety practices.
  • Complies with all district rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Other duties/responsibilities deemed necessary may be assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: No

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)
  • Hold or be eligible for Missouri Teaching or Substitute Teacher Certificate
  • Experience in a K-5 setting
REPORTS TO: Building Principal

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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