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The Academy Charter School Teacher's Assistant in Hempstead, New York

Position Overview

The Academy Charter School Teacher Assistant understands and promotes the school?s mission, vision, objectives, and policies both within and outside the immediate school community. The Teacher's Assistant is responsible for supporting the classroom/instructional program that supports the individual needs of all children in accordance with the school?s mission and values established by the school.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assist in instructing and supervising children in classroom activities.

  • Continuously monitor children to ensure safety at all times, and report child abuse and neglect when necessary.

  • Participate in learning teams within the school community that maximize cohesion, collaboration and alignment with school initiatives

  • Help to maintain a clean and organized learning environment

  • Maintain a quality room arrangement in compliance with curriculum standards

  • Provide opportunities and supervise activities in order for students to demonstrate individually and large groups the skills and talents developed in the instructional program.

  • As a parent advocate, along with assistance from the School Counselor resolve issues or concerns that are raised

  • Inform parents about daily classroom routine and expectations

  • Responsible for the safety and welfare of all students during admission, dismissal, lunch and physical education

  • Interact with students, parents and colleagues in a professional, positive and inspiring manner

  • Maintain classroom supply lists and inventory

  • Other tasks as assigned by Administration

    Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelors Degree required.

  • New York Teaching Assistant Certification required

  • 1-2 years student teaching experience in a urban school setting

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required to develop rubrics, examine data and metrics that will enhance student knowledge and promote performance of superior work products

  • Knowledge of childhood development and demonstrated experience with executing planned lessons to meet the differential needs of each child

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