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Special Education Teacher Aide- IDEA B Elevate PS (22-23)

Company: Uplift Education
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Mission Statement Uplift's mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning, achievement, and service in order to positively change their world. SUMMARY Teacher Aides provide clerical and instructional support for classroom teachers, so teachers have more time for teaching and planning lessons. Teacher aides may tutor students, supervise students on the playground, in the cafeteria and discipline center, records grades, set up labs or equipment and prepare instructional materials. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Performs any combination of following duties in classroom to assist teaching staff. Takes attendance. Grades homework and tests, using answer sheets, and records results. Distributes teaching materials to students, such as textbooks, workbooks, or paper and pencils. Maintains order within school and on school grounds. Pulls small groups of students to provide differentiated instructional support. Takes on substitute duties for last minute teacher absences. Operates learning aids, such as film and slide projectors and tape recorders. Prepares requisitions for library materials and stockroom supplies. Types material and operates duplicating equipment to reproduce instructional materials. Other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Educational Aide Certification required. Some college coursework preferred but not required. Spanish speaking is a plus. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions in written or oral form. Ability to set priorities. Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel, students, and parents. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. COMPUTER SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual should be competent in Microsoft Office applications and ability to use computer software as necessary. Ability to use basic office equipment. SAFETY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Every employee of the School has an obligation to know our safety rules and procedures; to teach what they know to others; to recognize unsafe actions and situations; to warn others of unsafe situations; to react to emergency situations and to report hazardous or unsafe practices to those in a position to correct them. PHYSICAL / MENTAL DEMANDS The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use the wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level is low to high and may have frequent interruptions. There may be activity from other employees and students of a distracting nature. OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Satisfactory criminal records check, pre-hire and annually thereafter, if applicable. Must be eligible to work in the United States and provide work authorization. MODIFICATION OF DUTIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Uplift Education retains the right to change and/or modify the duties and essential functions of this position at any time. This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.

Keywords: Uplift Education, Fort Worth , Special Education Teacher Aide- IDEA B Elevate PS (22-23), Education / Teaching , Fort Worth, Texas

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