Summary: A Teacher’s Aide works with students and performs numerous tasks to support teachers in providing a comprehensive educational program in the School. The ideal candidate is motivated, cooperative and knowledgeable about educational best practices and child development.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teacher’s Aide duties and responsibilities include:
- Prepare materials for lessons, demonstrations, and bulletin boards.
- Operate equipment including computers, printers, photocopiers, and laminators.
- Ensure that students have all materials necessary for class activities.
- Work with students individually or in small groups for extension or remediation.
- Provide extra help as needed to students with physical, mental, or linguistic limitations.
- Maintain detailed records of students’ progress on instructional or behavioral goals.
- Supervise bus loading and unloading or car rider drop-off and pick-up.
- Grade assignments and record results in school computer system.
- Take daily class attendance and maintain accurate attendance records.
- Collect and turn in money from students for activities and fees.
- Support students with assistive devices and supportive technologies.
- Coordinate with classroom teachers to determine daily tasks.
- Under the supervision of specialists, execute therapeutic regimens.
- Adhere to accommodations in students’ IEPs and 504 plans.
- Lead activities designed to foster students’ mental, physical, and social development.
- Supervise students in various settings including classrooms, playgrounds, and field trips.
- Enforce school rules and policies.
- Participate in parent-teacher conferences as requested by teachers.
- Attend staff meetings, professional development, and training sessions.Position Qualifications:Minimum:
- Loves young people, can whole-heartedly engage in working with and for them.
- High school diploma or GED required.
- Willingness to maintain a high level of competence, exercise discreet judgment and honor confidentiality.
- Ability to interact with and maintain positive working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.
- Compliance with Fort Mojave Indian Tribe drug and alcohol policy.
- Compliance with federal background check.
- Must satisfy health requirements as defined by the Tribe/state/federal program standards for care of children:
- Successfully pass a pre-employment drug test, upon hire.
- Successfully pass a physical exam, upon hire, to meet the physical demands required in the position.
- Successfully pass a tuberculosis test, upon hire.
- Current immunization verification upon hire see attached immunization requirement (see attached immunization requirements Caring for our Children: Health & Safety Performance Standards).
- At least one year of relevant experience in an educational or childcare setting.
- Exemplary written and spoken communication skills.
- Strong collaboration skills; able to work well with a team.
- Effective multitasker; can prioritize tasks based on importance and deadlines.
- Must pass background check and drug test before starting employment.Desirable:
- Project an image of service and professionalism with a positive attitude.
- Associate’s degree in education or related field preferred.
- Interacts easily as an integral part of the faculty and staff.
- Understanding of the relationship of the Anya itpak Elementary School to the Fort Mojave Indian community, and values and supports the mission of both.
- Experience, familiarity and the ability to work with the diverse constituencies of Anya itpak Elementary School.
- Licensed in CPR and First Aid.Computer Skills and Business Equipment
- Be able to effectively use or learn to use a computer, with Microsoft Office software, and a SmartBoard.
- Be able to operate a fax machine, printer, cutter, shape cutter, digital camera, and laminator.
- Maintains professional knowledge by attending mandatory meetings, professional development workshops, and conferences.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, run, walk for long periods of time, sit, climb or balance, and taste and smell. The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds or more. Please review occupational hazard (Caring for Our Children: National Health & Safety Performance Standards).
Anya itpak Elementary School offers: Competitive Wage/Salary; Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits; 401(k) Retirement opportunity; paid sick and personal leave, and paid federal holidays; free breakfast and lunch for all students and employees.
The Indian Preference Act will be enforced. FMIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.