-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.