TITLE:              Instructional Aide

 

LOCATION:     Harmon High School

 

JOB GOAL: To assist the teacher in achieving teaching objectives by working with individual students or small groups to help them achieve the skill levels of the class as a whole.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

QUALIFICATIONS:          

High School Diploma

48 undergraduate credits

Willingness to assist teacher in instructional activities

Experience as a teacher’s aide, preferred

Academic preparation in education, preferred

 

COMMUNICATION / ORGANIZATION: Maintains communication with school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action which will meet the educational needs of students.

Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of duties.

Performs other related work as required.

 

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, parents, students, and the general public.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, stand and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee must occasionally push items of 50 pounds such as pushing on a bike or wheelchair, or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment. Is directly responsible for students’ safety, work output and well-being.

 

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

 

 

Terms of Employment:     186 Days

 

Salary:                Based on the Kansas City Kansas Salary Schedule.

 

FLSA STATUS:        NON-EXEMPT, HOURLY

 

Reports to:             Lead Teacher

 

Performance Evaluation:  Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with the Board of Education policy on evaluation.

 

 

Signatures

This job description has been approved by all levels of management:

 

Manager _______________________________________________

 

HR ___________________________________________________

 

Employee signature below constitutes employee’s understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.

 

 

Employee _____________________________ Date ____________