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Kent County Public Schools Instructional Assistant - Alternative Program in Worton, Maryland

  • Position Type: Alternative Program/Instructional Assistant
  • Date Posted: 2/2/2023
  • Location: Kent County High School
  • Instructional Assistant-(Special Education-Kent County High School) QUALIFICATIONS:As a minimum, an Associates Degree, 48 college credits, or successful completion of the Paraprofessional examination. Such qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable. REPORTS TO:School principal, teacher(s) SUPERVISES:N/A JOBGOAL:To assist the teacher in achieving instructional objectives by working with individual students or small groups to help them acquire skill levels commensurate with their abilities. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills introduced by the teacher.
    2. Develops and follows a daily schedule in cooperation with assigned teachers and administrators.
    3. Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on individual student needs, interests, and abilities.
    4. Operates and cares for classroom instructional equipment.
    5. Helps students master instructional materials or the use of equipment assigned by the teacher.
    6. Assists in formulating and conducting classroom activities. Engages in daily and long term planning of activities with teachers.
    7. Guides independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work as assigned by the teacher.
    8. Assists with the supervision of students during assemblies, play periods, field trips and emergency drills.
    9. Assists with large group activities including drill work, reading aloud, and story telling.
    10. Reads to students, listens to them read, and participates in other forms of oral and written communication with them.
    11. Assists in the administration, scoring and recording of diagnostic and achievement tests for individual students as instructed by teachers.
    12. Checks notebooks, corrects papers, and makeup work as assigned by the teacher.
    13. Assists students in the classroom, media center, computer lab or other instructional areas.
    14. Alerts the teacher to any problem or special information about an individual student.
    15. Supervises/assists with snack, lunch, cleanup and bus duties as assigned.
    16. Serves as a source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher.
    17. Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentially of information about students as is expected of certified teachers.
    18. Develops and utilizes instructional materials, displays and bulletin boards under the direction of teachers or administrators,
    19. Moves instructional materials and assists students with physical disabilities, as necessary.
    20. Participates in in service training programs as assigned..
    21. Performs other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as assigned. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:As found in the Agreement Between the Kent County Educational Support Personnel Association and The Board of Education of Kent County. This is a ten (10) month position. SALARY LANE: Instructional Assistant Lane 3. Step established by the Superintendent. BARGAINING UNIT: Kent County Educational Support Personnel Association. FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Boards policy on Evaluation of Support Personnel.