Paraprofessional Title 1 | Kimberly

TITLE I TEACHING ASSISTANT

 

The Title I Teaching Assistant is assigned the responsibility of assisting Title I students to ensure attaining and maintaining academic success.

Primary Responsibility to:    Director of Programs and Building Administrator

Responsibilities (Job functions)

  • Provide instruction individually or in small groups by implementing lessons or instructional activities designed in collaboration with the classroom teacher to meet the students' academic needs.
  • Work with the classroom teachers to develop a schedule for delivery of instructional services.
  • Perform limited clerical functions directly related to the instructional assignment for the purpose of instructing students (i.e. preparing materials, maintaining instructional records for student files, communicating with teachers, etc.)
  • Monitor and record student progress.
  • Attend parent-teacher conferences and Family Nights as needed.
  • Participate in the planning time with the classroom teachers and others working with the student.
  • Communicate regularly with the parents or guardians of the student under the direction of the classroom teacher.
  • Assist parents in understanding school assignments and procedures and encourages their involvement in school activities. 
  • Administer tests to assess student achievement. 
  • Attend staff meetings and serves on staff committees.
  • Attend conferences, in-service and workshops to enhance teaching skills and knowledge.
  • Assist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Skills to organize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of principles of child development and instructional processes.
  • Knowledge of the reading process and how to teach it.
  • Good math skills and the ability to teach math.
  • 32 college credits or successful completion of the ParaPro Test.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop creative solutions.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Knowledge of state and federal policies and procedures regarding Title Programs.
  • Computer skills including word processing, email, student data management system, internet.
  • Patience and flexibility.

Terms of Employment:

The employment period shall be determined by the immediate supervisor and the Superintendent. Rate of pay shall be commensurate with the classified salary schedule

Evaluation:   

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of classified personnel.