Teacher's Aide, ORR

  • Upbring
  • Corpus Christi, TX, USA
  • Nov 19, 2019
General Business

Job Description


Overview

The Teacher’s Aide will provide individual and/or group instructional support to the children, as well as assist classroom teachers with planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate instruction, create and foster a positive learning environment with varied experiences which will enhance the social, physical, emotional, and cognitive development of the children in accordance to the Texas Education Code, Trinity Charter School performance standards, the Agency’s school readiness goals, and federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. The Teacher’s Aide will assist the classroom teacher with developing instructional subjects according to the standards of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).



Responsibilities

Essential Duties
  • Assist with the implementation of teacher-prepared lesson and Positive Behavior Intervention plans
  • Assist with the individual and group instruction of the children, as assigned by the teacher
  • Work closely with the classroom teacher in building on each child’s strengths and supporting school readiness goals and social competence
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of daily developmental learning models for school-aged children for the purpose of meeting individual learning style, and pace of learning
  • Ensure children are properly supervised and take appropriate safety precautions for the well-being of all children
  • Assist with the selection of learning material and equipment and arrange classroom to provide a well-managed, welcoming environment conducive for learning
  • Work closely with classroom teacher to design and implement the curriculum using supporting materials that address the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional needs of children
  • Assist the classroom teacher in managing the classroom in a manner that creates a stimulating and nurturing environment for the growth, well-being, and development of the children; assist with the supervision of children and keeping the classroom neat and orderly
  • Create, foster, and maintain a physical environment that is conducive for learning and optimal growth and development; promote social interaction with all children
  • Assist with the planning of daily activities in partnership with other teachers to meet instruction and developmental goals, individualized instruction and component integration
  • Provide constant supervision of children during indoor and outdoor activities; provide and foster a safe and secure environment for children indoors and outdoors
  • Follow all classroom, Agency, and TCS standards and assist with the appropriate enforcement of established rules, regulations, and guidelines
  • Respond to emergency situations and/or direct to appropriate management team member or program administration for immediate resolution
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Working Relationships

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with classroom teachers, administrative staff, and children to ensure the children are receiving a quality learning experience
  • Work closely with other classroom teachers and Lead Teacher Aid to ensure program operations are supporting and meeting program goals and objectives and learning outcomes
  • Work as part of the team and show professionalism at all times by modeling and demonstrating a positive attitude and positive working relationships, while maintaining strong ethical boundaries
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