Job Description

LOCATION: Mesa Arts Academy Charter School 221 W. 6th Ave. Mesa, AZ 85210

REPORTS TO: Supervising Teacher and Aide Supervisor

STATUS: Part Time; 29 Hours per week      

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

This employee is responsible for assisting the teacher in organizing and implementing an instructional, academic program. This employee will work under direct supervision of a teacher or teachers.  


Duties of this position include but are not limited to:   


Classroom Management:

  • Assisting the teacher with maintaining a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
  • Assisting with duties that require movement of students to areas on campus. 
  • Maintaining classroom environment conducive to effective learning by utilizing approved school-wide classroom management techniques as needed.
  • Utilizing the Discipline Referral Chart in documenting and processing behavior issues.
  • Follow approved schedules and procedures for starting and ending classes, and the transitioning of students.   
  • Understand all fire drill and lock down procedures.

 

Knowledge of Subject Matter:

  • Communicating accurate knowledge of subject matter in a comprehensible manner using language and style appropriate to the learner.
  • Applying concepts, laws, and rules relevant to subject matter.
  • Demonstrating a breadth of subject matter knowledge that enables students to approach and relate topics from a variety of perspectives, interests, and points of view.
  • Using the current references, materials, and technologies of the subject field in a manner appropriate to the developmental stage of the learner.
  • Demonstrating the ability to check student comprehension of subject matter and providing accurate feedback to students.

 

Planning For Instruction:

  • Assisting the teacher with the design of the academic program based on the assessed needs of students.
  • Assisting the teacher with preparation and implementation of lesson plans for students based on assessed needs and in accordance with the Academy’s philosophy and curriculum system.

 

Delivery of Instruction:

  • Providing academic assistance and support for individual and/or small groups of intervention students. 
  • Assisting the teacher with effective utilization of media and technology.
  • Be available to step in as lead instructor in the absence of the lead classroom teacher.

 

Assessment of Student Performance:

  • Assisting the teacher with administration of appropriate assessments designed to measure student progress.
  • Assisting the teacher with evaluating student progress on a regular basis and

providing feedback to students.


Communication:

  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative relations with other employees.
  • Assisting the teacher with establishing and maintaining open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning academic and behavioral progress of assigned students. 
  • Assisting the teacher with preparing progress reports to school personnel and parents.
  • Utilizing approved methods and forms for out-of-classroom referrals.  

 

Professional Development Program:

  • Continuing professional growth through educational in-service, meetings, and required trainings.

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with climate counseling of students when available. 
  • Assisting the teacher with taking necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment and facilities.
  • Assisting the teacher with ensuring that each student in the program has required records in his/her permanent record and/or portfolio.
  • Performing other responsibilities, as directed.  This will include: lunch duty, recess duty and climate counseling.  
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor or Administrative staff.  
  • Attend all aides meetings and professional development activities.
  • Record arrival time before entering classroom on Electronic Time Card in school office. 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. High School Diploma or equivalent, AND

2. Ability to obtain IVP Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card


Application Instructions

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