Teacher Aide - Fox C-6 School District
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Teacher Assistant - Special Education (Multiple Openings)
Job Location: Itinerant
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Fox C-6 School District
Arnold, MO 63010
Telephone: 636-296-8000
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Job Description:
POSITION TITLE:        Special Education Teacher Assistant
STATUS:                       175 Days, 7 hours per day
REPORTS TO:             Building Principal / Directors of Special Education
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
The list of Essential Functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
  1. Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.
  2. Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.
  3. Assists special population students with achieving established goals, with personal care and mobility; preparing and maintaining files and records.
  4. Guides independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher or principal. Checks notebooks, corrects papers, and supervises testing and makeup work, as assigned by the teacher.
  5. Serves as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher.
  6. Alerts the regular teacher to any problem or special information about an individual student.
  7. Participates in staff development programs, as assigned.
  8. Assists the classroom teacher in arranging the learning environment, including assembling and putting materials on bulletin boards and/or other classroom learning displays and in keeping such displays current.
  9. Under supervision of certificated teacher, prepare for classroom activities by distributing and collecting papers and other instructional materials for classroom instruction.
  10. Assists students in completing classroom assignments, homework, and projects. Ensures student understanding of classroom rules and procedures and assist students by answering questions, providing proper examples, emotional support, friendly attitude, and general guidance.
  11. Reads to students, listens to students read and observes students reading abilities as assigned. Assists students with letter and word pronunciation and recognition.  Assists students with math, spelling and writing exercises and assignments.
  12. Assists teacher with the implementation of lesson plans. Administers various tests as directed.  Prepares mandated reports and documentation as required.
  13. Tutors individuals or small groups of students, reinforcing instruction as directed by the teacher. Monitors and oversees student drills, practice, and assignments in various subjects.  Confers with the teacher concerning lesson plans and materials to meet student needs and assists with the implementation of lesson plans.
  14. Performs a variety of clerical duties in support of classroom activities, such as preparing, typing, copying, and filing instructional materials. Grades student tests and assignments, records grades and attendance, lunch reports, and maintains student records and files as assigned.
  15. Operates and cares for instructional equipment and materials as assigned by the teacher. This includes preparing the room for the activity, obtaining the required materials and equipment, operation of the equipment, and the return of all materials and equipment to storage.
  16. Assists the certificated teacher with the supervision of students during non-instructional times, such as emergency drills, assemblies, cafeteria, restrooms, field trips, hallways, playground, and bus loading / unloading activities.
  17. Assists with lunch, snacks, and other clean-up duties, as assigned.
  18. Assures the health and safety of students by following established practices and procedures and maintaining the learning environment in a safe, orderly, and clean manner.
  19. Observes and controls behavior of students in the classroom according to approved procedures, monitors students during outdoor activities as directed, becomes familiar with student IEP goals, and reports progress regarding student performance and behavior to supervising teacher.
  20. Assists with and/or provides physical care for students as needed, including toileting and feeding needs.
  21. Rides the bus before/after school, or otherwise, as needed, both to supervise and to assist with students’ physical needs.
  22. Substitute for teachers as needed.
  23. Follows all district policies and procedures.
  24. Performs other duties as assigned.
  BASIC REQUIREMENTS: 
  1. Completed 60 college credit hours or passing score on ParaPro exam.
  2. If qualified, the employee will be required to get and maintain Missouri Substitute or Missouri Teacher certification.

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

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