Position Information:

  • Educational Assistant
  • 5 hours per day
  • Wage: $11.30/hr

Job Description:

  • Assists instructional staff in organizing and conducting various age/level appropriate social and educational activities for learners.
    • Depending on program and role could work with Kindergarten – 5th Grade students in one on one and in small group settings.
  • Assists instructional staff in maintaining a stimulating, healthy, clean and safe classroom environment.
    • Assists instructional staff in conducting planned activities.
    • Supervises children on the playground and in the lunchroom before school and during lunch times.
    • Assists instructional staff in creating a proper learning and classroom environment.
  • Monitors, observes and supervises students throughout programming time including gym, playgrounds, hallways, special events, field trips, bus loading and unloading.
  • Assists, observes, monitors and addresses student behavioral management issues.   Assists staff in implementing behavioral plans, reinforcing positive behaviors, re-directing student attention, assisting with de-escalating outbursts, follows and implements any behavioral plans.
  • Educational assistants will work primarily with children in the general education setting.
  • Performs other duties of a comparable level or type, as required.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess the academic skills for the age level to be served
  • Behavior management techniques preferred
  • Must possess good organizational skills
  • Possess strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team approach
  • Be child focused
  • Be flexible