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Company: Leander ISD
Location: Leander, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description



Primary Purpose:
To assist in the instruction and implementation of a program designed to meet the needs of gifted students in grades kindergarten through fifth.
 
Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Follow directions from QUEST teacher and work with elementary age students.
  • Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and state and local board policy.
  • Assist in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays.
  • Work with individual students or small groups to complete instructional tasks assigned by the teacher.
  • Assist in monitoring testing situations.
  • Assist in supervising students throughout the school day both inside and outside the building.
  • Inform teacher of any special needs or problems of individual students.
  • Assist in maintaining a supportive, caring and challenging learning environment.
  • Assist in communicating with parents, faculty and other groups.
  • Assist in keeping administrative records and preparing required reports.
  • Supervise classroom when teacher is attending scheduled meetings.
  • Supervise students getting to and from the QUEST classes.
  • Assist students with hands-on projects, library research, computer processing programs and classroom activities.
  • Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • None
 
General Qualification Guidelines

Education/Certification/Experience:
  • At least 48 semester hours (or equivalent trimester hours) of college work, or an Associate's degree or higher, or a Highly Qualified Certificate issued by ACC, Region 13, or an equivalent institution.
  • TEA issued Educational Aide Certificate – obtainable after hire ($32 fee requirement).
  • Some experience working with children preferred.
 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively; manage multiple priorities and projects; use computer and application software. 

Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands:  
  • Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information.
  • May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
  • Needs to move about inside the classroom or campus to monitor students as necessary.
  • May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.
  • Occasional requires lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  Equal Opportunity Employer


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