One to One Teaching Assistant

Manchester, CT

JOB TITLE:              1:1 Teaching Assistant

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DEPARTMENT:  Education

 

SUPERVISED BY:  Special Education Teacher

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The 1:1 Teaching Assistant is responsible for providing support to their assigned student.  Working closely with the student providing ongoing support with educational lessons and activities to teachers in a classroom setting.  The 1:1 Teaching Assistant will help with clerical tasks, enforce classroom rules and provide general care and supervision to their assigned student.  This is a durational position and contingent upon the assigned one to one student's enrollment.   

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Assist in the implementation of class lessons, activities, and special events as instructed by the teacher or administrators.
  • Helps maintain the flow of the classroom lessons and activities by organizing and preparing supplies and materials for your assigned student use.
  • Develops and maintains an awareness of assigned student needs, class rules, class procedures, and instructional materials in order to anticipate and respond in the classroom environment.
  • Account for your assigned student’s whereabouts and provide ongoing support.
  • Provide personal assistance to assigned student as required by their age and developmental level.
  • Supervise assigned student during activities outside of the classroom, including field trips, playground and cafeteria.
  • Participates actively in weekly staff meetings and attends group specific to professional development.
  • Obtains and maintains CPI certification.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing schedules and teacher expectations.
  • Ability to understand complex instructions and/or assignments given in oral and written form.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with all disciplines directly related to the day to day function of the school.
  • Responsible for the general housekeeping of the classroom

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s in Human Services or related field preferred.   High School Diploma required.  Excellent communication skills a must.