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Instructional Assistant [.85% FTE] Average 6.47 hours per day at Harmony Union School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 1/6/2020 Application Deadline: 6/19/2020 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 2019/2020
Salary: Placed on Classified Salary Schedule Range 3 [$13.59 - $15.82] Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Missy Calvi Email: mcalvi@harmony.k12.ca.us
Phone: 707 874 1205 14
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

HARMONY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT

Instructional Assistant

Classified Employee

General Job Description

The Instructional Assistant works with the classroom teacher to provide a variety of instructional, clerical and supervision activities for students. Often the assistant is required to assist one or more teachers. The assistant normally works in a classroom setting providing instructional assistance to individual students, small groups, and provide teacher support. The assistant may be assigned by the site principal to different learning environments based upon their skills and training. The Instructional Assistant is expected to work cooperatively with teachers and staff in the development and implementation of learning activities, instructional materials, and tests to measure and enhance student learning experience.

 

Duties and Responsibilities of the Instructional Assistant

The assistant assists the teaching staff in administering a variety of district and state assessments within the assigned classrooms.

The assistant provides supervision and a calming presence on the playground and in the cafeteria during the assigned student lunch period.

The assistant provides supervision and a calming presence on campus prior to and after the school day according to school supervision schedule or at the request of the principal.

The assistant assists the classroom teacher with general clerical issues such as the duplication of work sheets and handout materials.

The assistant communicates in an effective and timely manner with teachers regarding observed issues and needs pertaining to individual students.

The assistant assists with student conduct issues including working to calm and quiet students in order for others to focus on classroom lessons and assignments.

The assistant assists students as appropriate with daily learning materials and assignments.

The assistant provides assistance as assigned by the teacher in core curriculum and content areas with individual students or small groups of students.

The assistant demonstrates prompt and consistent attendance in order to assist students and teachers with classroom instruction.

The assistant will also assist with “Green School” activities and the school garden program when assigned by the principal or classroom teacher.

Responsible to

The Instructional Assistant is directly responsible to the school principal who sets work schedules and provides for the assistant’s annual evaluation. When assigned to a particular classroom teacher the assistant is expected to take direction from the teacher within the guidelines of the job description and classified contract.

Qualifications and skills

The Instructional Assistant shall be a high school graduate or its equivalent with effective English language skills for working with TK-8 students.

The Instructional Assistant must pass the legally required proficiency test administered by the county office of education.

The assistant must have effective mathematical skills and knowledge for working with TK-8 students.

The assistant should have a basic knowledge and ability to perform basic clerical skills including the use of word processing and copying equipment.

The assistant demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with teachers, students, parents and staff orally and in writing.

The assistant shall demonstrate the ability to maintain effective and supportive working relations with teachers, students, school officials, parents and members of the community who visit or volunteer in the schools.

The assistant has the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and requests.

The assistant has a general working knowledge of student learning styles, challenges and needs.

The assistant has a compassionate and supportive approach toward working with students.

The assistant has the ambulatory ability to assist with outdoor activities and campus supervision.

The assistant must possess auditory and visual abilities to effectively assist students with reading, speaking and other visual learning activities. 

Employment Standards

The assistant must demonstrate that they are a high school graduate or its equivalent

The assistant must possess a valid, current CPR certificate.

The assistant must clear the state required fingerprint and TB clearance.

It is preferred that the assistant has advanced to community college level or technical school courses.

Bilingual skills, especially Spanish language speaking and writing are desired.

 

Salary Range

Range 3

Ten month employee 

Board approved 12/15/2011; Modified for TK 8/1/12

 

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Cover letter Resume 2 - 3 letters of recommendation



      Cover letter Resume 2 - 3 letters of recommendation

          Comments and Other Information

          HARMONY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT Instructional Assistant Classified Employee General Job Description The Instructional Assistant works with the classroom teacher to provide a variety of instructional, clerical and supervision activities for students. Often the assistant is required to assist one or more teachers. The assistant normally works in a classroom setting providing instructional assistance to individual students, small groups, and provide teacher support. The assistant may be assigned by the site principal to different learning environments based upon their skills and training. The Instructional Assistant is to work cooperatively and professionally with teachers and staff in the development and implementation of learning activities, instructional materials, and tests to measure and enhance student learning experience. Duties and Responsibilities of the Instructional Assistant The assistant assists the teaching staff in administering a variety of district and state assessments within the assigned classrooms. The assistant provides supervision and a calming presence on the playground and in the cafeteria during the assigned student break periods. The assistant provides supervision and a calming presence on campus prior to and after the school day according to a school supervision schedule or at the request of the principal. The assistant assists the classroom teacher with general clerical tasks such as, but not limited to, the duplication of work sheets and handout materials. The assistant communicates in an effective and timely manner with teachers regarding observed issues and needs pertaining to individual students. The assistant assists with student conduct issues including working to calm and quiet students in order for others to focus on classroom lessons and assignments. The assistant assists students appropriately with daily learning materials and assignments. The assistant provides assistance as assigned by the teacher in core curriculum and content areas with individual students or small groups of students within the classroom setting. The assistant will also assist with “Green School” activities and the school garden program when assigned by the principal or classroom teacher. Supervision The Instructional Assistant is directly responsible to the school principal who sets work schedules and provides for the assistant’s annual evaluation. When assigned to a particular classroom teacher the assistant takes direction from the teacher within the guidelines of the job description and classified contract. Qualifications and Skills The instructional assistant shall be a high school graduate or its equivalent with effective English language skills for working with K-8 students. The instructional assistant must pass the legally required proficiency test administered by the county office of education. The assistant has effective mathematical and language arts skills and knowledge for working with K-8 students. The assistant has basic knowledge and ability to perform basic clerical tasks including the use of word processing and copying equipment. The assistant has the ability to communicate effectively with teachers and staff orally and in writing. The assistant has the ability to maintain effective and supportive working relations with teachers, students, school officials, parents and members of the community who visit or volunteer in the schools. The assistant has the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and requests. The assistant has a general working knowledge of student learning styles, challenges and needs. The assistant has a compassionate and supportive approach toward working with students. The assistant is to have the ambulatory ability to assist with outdoor activities and campus supervision. The assistant must possess auditory and visual abilities to effectively assist students with reading, speaking and other visual learning activities. Employment Standards The assistant must demonstrate that they are a high school graduate or its equivalent. The assistant must demonstrate prompt and consistent attendance in order to assist students and teachers with classroom instruction. The assistant must possess a valid, current CPR certificate. The assistant must clear the required fingerprints and TB clearance. It is preferred that the assistant has advanced to community college level or technical school courses. Bilingual skills, especially Spanish language speaking and writing are desired. District may require applicant to go through the Post Offer/Pre-Placement Program (P.O.P.P.) Salary Range Range 3 Ten-month employee

          Comments and Other Information


          HARMONY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT Instructional Assistant Classified Employee General Job Description The Instructional Assistant works with the classroom teacher to provide a variety of instructional, clerical and supervision activities for students. Often the assistant is required to assist one or more teachers. The assistant normally works in a classroom setting providing instructional assistance to individual students, small groups, and provide teacher support. The assistant may be assigned by the site principal to different learning environments based upon their skills and training. The Instructional Assistant is to work cooperatively and professionally with teachers and staff in the development and implementation of learning activities, instructional materials, and tests to measure and enhance student learning experience. Duties and Responsibilities of the Instructional Assistant The assistant assists the teaching staff in administering a variety of district and state assessments within the assigned classrooms. The assistant provides supervision and a calming presence on the playground and in the cafeteria during the assigned student break periods. The assistant provides supervision and a calming presence on campus prior to and after the school day according to a school supervision schedule or at the request of the principal. The assistant assists the classroom teacher with general clerical tasks such as, but not limited to, the duplication of work sheets and handout materials. The assistant communicates in an effective and timely manner with teachers regarding observed issues and needs pertaining to individual students. The assistant assists with student conduct issues including working to calm and quiet students in order for others to focus on classroom lessons and assignments. The assistant assists students appropriately with daily learning materials and assignments. The assistant provides assistance as assigned by the teacher in core curriculum and content areas with individual students or small groups of students within the classroom setting. The assistant will also assist with “Green School” activities and the school garden program when assigned by the principal or classroom teacher. Supervision The Instructional Assistant is directly responsible to the school principal who sets work schedules and provides for the assistant’s annual evaluation. When assigned to a particular classroom teacher the assistant takes direction from the teacher within the guidelines of the job description and classified contract. Qualifications and Skills The instructional assistant shall be a high school graduate or its equivalent with effective English language skills for working with K-8 students. The instructional assistant must pass the legally required proficiency test administered by the county office of education. The assistant has effective mathematical and language arts skills and knowledge for working with K-8 students. The assistant has basic knowledge and ability to perform basic clerical tasks including the use of word processing and copying equipment. The assistant has the ability to communicate effectively with teachers and staff orally and in writing. The assistant has the ability to maintain effective and supportive working relations with teachers, students, school officials, parents and members of the community who visit or volunteer in the schools. The assistant has the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and requests. The assistant has a general working knowledge of student learning styles, challenges and needs. The assistant has a compassionate and supportive approach toward working with students. The assistant is to have the ambulatory ability to assist with outdoor activities and campus supervision. The assistant must possess auditory and visual abilities to effectively assist students with reading, speaking and other visual learning activities. Employment Standards The assistant must demonstrate that they are a high school graduate or its equivalent. The assistant must demonstrate prompt and consistent attendance in order to assist students and teachers with classroom instruction. The assistant must possess a valid, current CPR certificate. The assistant must clear the required fingerprints and TB clearance. It is preferred that the assistant has advanced to community college level or technical school courses. Bilingual skills, especially Spanish language speaking and writing are desired. District may require applicant to go through the Post Offer/Pre-Placement Program (P.O.P.P.) Salary Range Range 3 Ten-month employee

           


          Application Deadline

          6/19/2020 11:55 PM Pacific

          Date Posted

          1/6/2020

          Contact

          Missy Calvi
          707 874 1205 14

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          Placed on Classified Salary Schedule Range 3 [$13.59 - $15.82]

          Length of Work Year

          2019/2020

          Employment Type

          Part Time