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Instructional Aide/Support Staff in county jail high school for adults

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1/9/2018
Carmen Rosas
(310) 776-6479
4
188 days plus possible summer session
Full and Part Time
1/23/2018 11:55 PM Pacific
Starting Salary $17/hr; Benefits for full time positions; (2 Full Time and 2 Part Time vacancies)
Date Posted:
1/9/2018
Application Deadline:
1/23/2018 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full and Part Time
Length of Work Year:
188 days plus possible summer session
Salary:
Starting Salary $17/hr; Benefits for full time positions; (2 Full Time and 2 Part Time vacancies)
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
4
Contact: Carmen Rosas Email: carmen@newopps.org Phone: (310) 776-6479
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

QUALIFICATIONS:

-have met a rigorous standard of quality that demonstrates, through formal academic assessment:  
a. knowledge of, and ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and math; or
b. knowledge of, and the ability to assist in instructing in reading readiness, writing readiness, and math readiness, as appropriate of the standards for Instructional Aides.

- able to tutor and help students in basic high school subjects, especially including Pre-Algebra and Algebra

- able to help with organizing data through Excel, PowerSchool, and similar applications

- patience in working with students of varying abilities, from pre-literate through college-level

This position works with incarcerated adult students in L.A. County Jails (Men's Central Jail and Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Downtown L.A.) who are working toward their high-school diploma.  Some positions may also be assigned to a community site in the cities of Gardena, Inglewood, Lawndale, and East L.A.

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

•Assists instructional personnel with the presentation of learning materials and in the conduct of instructional exercises;

•Tutors individual students and small groups of students to reinforce and follow up learning activities;

•Monitors and assists students in drill, practice, and study activities and follow-up learning activities;

•Prepares and assists in the preparation of a variety of instructional materials and learning aids for use with individual or groups of students;

•Maintains a variety of records and files, including confidential student records and information;

•May administer and score a variety of criterion referenced and general aptitude tests, and records the test results;

•Requisitions, stores and maintains an appropriate inventory of textbooks, instructional materials, supplies, and equipment;

•Other duties as assigned;


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER New Opportunities Organization is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing all individuals equal opportunity in employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or services as a war veteran.  Women and ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Instructional Aide position, and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

The person(s) applying for this job is someone who has demonstrated interest in our Organization’s Mission.  

The Mission of New Opportunities Organization is to provide inmates, former inmates, and disenfranchised and at risk populations the training for academic, vocational, social and emotional skills required for obtaining work skills and successful participation or re-entry to society as effective, participating and productive citizens. By providing programs relevant to the identified needs of disenfranchised individuals, our mission is to break the cycles of recidivism and failure.

 

Requirements for Applying

- at least 1 year of post-high school college studies completed; - ability to tutor math (through Algebra 1); - experience working with adolescent-age or adult students; - Letter of Introduction/Cover Letter (please keep to one page); - Resume (please keep to one page); - Fully completed LASD 1 page and 5 page applications, including color copy of your valid California DMV Driver's License or ID; - ability to speak, read, and understand Spanish preferred; Please send all required documents: color copy of driver's license, letter of introduction/cover letter, evidence of at least one year of study at an institution of higher learning (current transcript, or current class schedule); you may submit reference letter(s) if available-limit 3, and completed documents for LASD. The actual LASD documents that need to be printed and filled out are in the Links Related to this Job section below. If you have problems accessing the links, please contact Ms. Carmen Rosas at carmen@newopps.org.



      Requirements for Applying

      - at least 1 year of post-high school college studies completed; - ability to tutor math (through Algebra 1); - experience working with adolescent-age or adult students; - Letter of Introduction/Cover Letter (please keep to one page); - Resume (please keep to one page); - Fully completed LASD 1 page and 5 page applications, including color copy of your valid California DMV Driver's License or ID; - ability to speak, read, and understand Spanish preferred; Please send all required documents: color copy of driver's license, letter of introduction/cover letter, evidence of at least one year of study at an institution of higher learning (current transcript, or current class schedule); you may submit reference letter(s) if available-limit 3, and completed documents for LASD. The actual LASD documents that need to be printed and filled out are in the Links Related to this Job section below. If you have problems accessing the links, please contact Ms. Carmen Rosas at carmen@newopps.org.


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