Catlin Gabel believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to the school’s success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his or her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.
Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by Catlin Gabel School regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability, if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position.
Position Title: Lower School/After School Teaching Assistant
Department: Lower School/After School Program
FTE: 1.0 (Non-Exempt)
Reports to: Lower School Head/Assistant Head of Lower School/Director of Before and After School Programs
A Lower School Teaching Assistant supports teachers and children in the classroom, outdoors, and on field trips. Teaching Assistants also supervise children in the Before and After-School Program (ASP). The position will take place during our 2017-2018 school year.
- Assist with supervision of children in the classroom, outdoors, and on field trips.
- Support the teaching team through material preparation, technology support, and attention to classroom details.
- Work individually with students on academic tasks.
- Support children’s learning in all subject areas.
- Correct student work and record results.
- Assist with care and maintenance of the classroom and ASP environments.
- Participate in some planning sessions with teachers.
- Participate in Lower School overnight retreat in August.
- Work collaboratively with Grade Level and ASP teams.
- Supervise students in, and plan projects for, the Before and After-School Program.
- Lead at least one ASP all day program and assist with others during the school year.
- Complete required H.R. trainings each year (CPR, first aid, mandatory reporting, handling of hazardous materials, etc.)
- Take advantage of professional development opportunities, complete at least 15 clock hours of additional training each year of employment.
- Attend designated meetings for in-service, Orientation days, and ASP trainings.
- Demonstrate willingness to learn about conflict resolution, differentiation, classroom/group management strategies, and child development.
- Show initiative – i.e. notice what needs done and doing it.
- Support school efforts in inclusivity, diversity, and multicultural curriculum.
- Use technology to help with curricular/planning needs and parent communication – i.e. photo management, posting to web pages, word processing, publishing student work, etc.
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