All Other Positions - Eagle College Preparatory Schools
Position: All Other Positions
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Job Title: Teaching Assistant
Job Location: Momentum Academy
Beginning: Sep 08, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Eagle College Preparatory Schools
St. Louis, MO 63118
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Job Description:
Job Purpose
Under the direction of the Principal and Lead Teacher, the Teaching Assistant will support the academic success and character development of all scholars in the assigned classroom and/or grade level. The Teaching Assistant will work closely with scholars, parents, and school administration to develop individual teaching and classroom management skills. 

Essential Responsibilities
  • Support a positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment where all scholars are invested in their academic excellence and character growth and can fulfill their potential
  • Provide assistance in lesson preparation (making copies, gathering materials, passing out supplies, etc.)
  • Assist teacher in achieving the highest outcomes for students and actively engaging in the planning process
  • Apply classroom management techniques and appropriate scholar corrections and disciplinary actions
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including but not limited to: attendance, behavior, and student achievement data
  • Set and hold scholars accountable to extremely high academic and school-wide behavioral standards
  • Implement lessons, assessments, and character education as designed by the lead teacher
  • Support students through one-on-one tutoring or small group instruction, implementing remediation or acceleration with guidance from the lead teacher
  • Assist teacher in maintaining on-task behavior in the classroom by consistently complimenting, checking for understanding and refocusing students
  • Support students on educational technology – helping with log in and computer usage, reinforcing procedures, answering questions and monitoring student activity
  • Monitor students during lunch, recess, arrival, dismissal, and other key transitions throughout the day
  • Recognize, celebrate and reward scholar achievement and character development
  • Build rapport with scholars, parents, and families
  • Continually improve teaching skills by seeking out constructive feedback and professional development opportunities
  • Perform other duties as requested or required


Competencies
Serving Leader
  • Provide vigilant supervision for the physical safety and well-being of scholars while on campus or off-campus for school functions
Collaborative Relationships
  • Build rapport with scholars, parents, and families
  • Continually improve teaching skills by seeking out constructive feedback and professional development opportunities
Resource Management
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including but not limited to: attendance, behavior, student achievement data, grades, progress reports, parent communication, text books, etc.
Forming Character
  • Apply classroom management techniques and appropriate scholar corrections and disciplinary actions
  • Assume responsibility for scholar success by holding all scholars accountable to school-wide behavioral expectations
  • Recognize, celebrate and reward scholar achievement and character development 
Academic Excellence
  • Establish a positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment where all scholars are invested in their academic excellence and character growth and can fulfill their potential
  • Set measurable, ambitious, and attainable goals for the year and each interim assessment cycle
  • Evaluate individual scholar academic progress through regular and varied assessments
Qualifications
  • 36 college credit hours required, 20 hour Missouri Online Substitute Training Program, Missouri Para Assesment,
  • At least one year of teacher experience is a plus
  • Experience working with youth and families in low-income urban communities
  • Proficient with technology
  • Valid teaching credential or willingness to attain one preferred
Personal Qualities
  • Proactive and hands-on strategic thinker who enjoys tackling challenges and overcoming obstacles
  • Strong relationship building, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Commitment to loving our scholars, an unwavering belief that all children can and must succeed, and a deep passion for developing the character of a serving leader in every child
  • Driven by a passion for ensuring every scholar has an excellent education
  • Open to feedback and committed to continuously improving

 

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