POSITIONINSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANTREPORTS TO: BUILDING PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE: This position is accountable for providing assistance to the classroom teacher and/or other certified personnel, to support the instruction of all students (with mild to moderate to severe special needs and general education) and to facilitate educational access for students with disabilities using sound judgment and confirming with the rules and regulations of the Worcester Public Schools
1.Responsible for assisting the classroom teacher by reviewing, correcting and reinforcing lessons with individual and small groups of students in all content areas and other activities as defined in the students IEP or 504 plan.
2.Responsible for assisting in preparation and inventory of instructional materials and the setting-up operating and maintenance of various classrooms learning aids, and equipment.
3.Responsible for supporting student physical and personal care needs such as assisting in lavatory routines, toileting, diapering, lifting, etc..
4.Responsible for the supervision of breakfast and/or lunch periods, and assemblies and cleaning up of work areas.
5.Responsible for assisting the classroom teacher in clerical work which may include, but it is not limited to, recording daily attendance, cataloging and filing instructional materials.
6.Responsible for participating and contributing to weekly, monthly and long-range planning with the classroom teacher for instructional activities such as observing special days and events, field trips and visits and school wide activities such as health testing, etc.
7.Responsible for assisting the classroom teacher during the work day in maintaining open communication. All oral and written communication is under the supervision of the teacher and/or administrator.
8.Responsible for maintaining student confidentiality.
9.Responsible for the supervision and support of children in both structured and unstructured activities and across environments throughout the day.
10.Responsible for contributing to a warm and open atmosphere so that all students will have the opportunity to grow and develop to their fullest potential.
11.Responsible for serving as the guiding source of information and assisting any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the teacher.
12.Responsible for implementing district and school-wide rules, policies and procedures and individual student behavior plans.
13.Responsible for adhering to all testing protocols for students with disabilities, including formal and informal testings. Responsible for participating in related PD specific to the administration of assessments and accommodations.
14.Responsible for performing duties associated within specialty areas. This may include those instructional assistants who are assigned to special projects, including grant programs that required specialized training and duties.
15.Responsible for performing duty work (lunch, recess, line, bus) when required to do so by Building Principal……Read More>>