Teacher Aide - JTC Boys Academy
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Paraprofessional
Job Location: JTC Academy 353 Nth 88th St, Centreville IL
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: JTC Boys Academy
Centerville, IL 62207
Telephone: 618-332-3630
Job Description:
Position:  Paraprofessional/Teacher Assistant

Salary:  Starting at $12.00- 19.98 Per Hour, Based on Education and Experience
Hours:  Full Time
BenefitsMedical/Dental and 401 K
Requirements:  2 years of College, Paraprofessional Illinois License Required

About Our School
JTC Academy is a Special Education Therapeutic Day School that creates a nurturing and challenging environment in which all students achieve success, develop personal responsibility, and become lifelong learners. We promote partnerships with students, parents, businesses and the community.  Our priority is to utilize effective teaching practices and current technology, and to provide quality and comprehensive academic, career and life skill experiences.
Working at JTC Academy
JTC Academy provide a supportive culture where everything we do fosters our belief that students can redeem themselves and turn past attitudes, beliefs and behaviors into positive, constructive, life-long success.  We have “High Expectations for all Students.” All staff and students are expected to respect the right and dignity of each other at all times.  We recognize and respect everyone’s individuality and diversity. All staff are expected to positively work with students daily and to be in attendance every student day.  We practice the 3 Rs: Be Ready, Be Respectful and Be Responsible.
Summary of Duties
The following list of duties is merely a high-level summary of tasks performed by JTC Academy’s Paraprofessionals.  It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties assigned and performed in this role.
  • Assists with teaching through the use of technology entire school day through laptops, chrome books, Smart Boards and web based.  Technology is a requirement, not an option.
  • Assists with developing strategies to meet the needs of each individual student using IEP goals while documenting these goals in lesson plans, grade books and IEP progress reports.
  • Assists with instructing students in academic subjects using assigned school curriculum while following IEP goals.
  • Assists with and manages all documentation related to behavior plan and behavior treatment plans.
  • Implements appropriate instructional objectives while using common Core and JTC Academy curriculum maps/guide.
  • Motivates students effectively, therapeutically and according to JTC Academy’s guidelines and behavior treatment plans.
  • Accepts and maintains responsibility for classroom behavior of all students assigned.
  • Follows school wide behavior management system for each student.
  • Contributes successfully in the revisions and initial creation of Behavior Treatment Plans (BTPs) to meet individual needs of students
  • Maintains appropriate boundaries and maintains appropriate teacher/student relationship.
  • Enforces all policies and procedures of the JTC Academy Handbook, Student Behavior Management Plan and Student Handbook.
  • Works cooperatively and positively with all co-workers and administrative team.
Professional Requirements
  • 2 Years of College
  • Three Professional References
  • Technology Competency Test
JTC Academy Requirements
DCFS Criminal Background Check, FBI Background Check, Drug Screening, Sex Offender Registry Check, Verification of College

Required Technology Competency
Voicemail, Computer, Printer, Texting, Copier, Smart Board, iPad, Chrome Books, Fax, Projector, Smart Board Competency a Plus

Application Information
Email resume to apolt@jtc-academy.com, bralston@jtc-academy.com, and hhebron@jtc-academy.com. No phone calls please.
JTC Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We not only do not discriminate against applicants based on culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, spiritual beliefs, and socio-economic status, but welcome and encourage these applicants to apply. Veterans and people who have disabilities are also strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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