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Teacher Assistant

first_imgCampus School Job DescriptionJob SummaryAssist with classroom supervision and provide clerical andinstructional support for the supervising teacher.Take appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce andparticipates in the College’s efforts to create a respectful,inclusive, and welcoming work environment.When completing your application, please attach both a currentresume and cover letter, combined into a single PDF or Worddocument.Essential Functions – Teacher Assistant:Assist in the preparation of the classroom environment bycollecting, organizing, and displaying materials; setting upactivities; displaying children’s work; rearranging desks, chairs,tables, etc. as needed for particular activities; clean-up at theend of the day.Assist in the preparation of materials for the classroom bycreating and putting up bulletin boards; laminating materials;collecting and collating children’s work; setting up specialprojects.Supervise students in the classroom and/or on the playground. Workcooperatively with the supervising teacher and/or other classroomand playground supervisors to ensure the safety and well-being ofstudents at all times; anticipate and respond to students’ needsfor academic or behavioral assistance and guidance; facilitatedaily activities and transitions in the classroom (e.g. fromactivity to activity, lunch, recess, arrival and dismissal) toensure smooth classroom operations.Assist with instruction and evaluation of students as assigned bythe supervising teacher; work with individuals or small groups ofstudents on activities or projects or assignments; shareobservations of students with the supervising teacher; assessstudents’ work as designated by the supervising teacher.Provide clerical support for the supervising teacher by organizingstudent paperwork/folders; record keeping; maintenance of suppliesin the classroom, etc.Other duties as may be assigned by the supervising teacher orschool administration.All employees are expected to participate in the College’sefforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming workenvironment.Review the Parent Handbook for important information and schoolphilosophies, procedures, etc. Understand and support the Community& Civility Frameworks within the program.Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, education,experience, certifications, licenses)Associate’s Degree in education or related field. Experienceworking with children in group settings, preferably in classroomsettings. Ability to work effectively in-person and in a remoteenvironment.SkillsAbility to form positive and supportive relationships with childrenand adults. Ability to be flexible and work as a member of a team.Good organizational and interpersonal skills; strong technologyskills such as zoom, seesaw, google classroom.Please attach/upload a current resume and cover letter in order foryour application to be considered for this position.Review of applications will beginFebruary 1, 2021Compensation Grade:Grade PPosition Type:Fixed TermAbout Smith CollegeLocated in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largestwomen’s colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence inteaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty ofoutstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, asadvisors, and through student-faculty research projects. TheCollege is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst,Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University ofMassachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and facultycross-teach across the Five Colleges.Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employerand does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color,religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genderidentity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment andemployment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of itsprograms and activities, as specified by all applicable laws andregulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals withdisabilities are encouraged to apply.last_img read more