Hanover Area School District Pre-K Counts Assistant Teacher

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Job Description
Assistant TeacherUnder the direction of the certified classroom teacher and/or school administration, ESS teacher assistants supplement student education, helping all students achieve the goals set forth by their school districts, as well as state and national standards. ESS teacher assistants perform a variety of instructional and administrative duties, and often provide extra help to students with special needs and disabilities.ResponsibilitiesAttend staff meetings as required.Deliver child centered age appropriate lessonsProvide advice and possible solutions to teacher and other support staff concerning classroom-related issuesDocument information regarding the students, including needs, strengths, gains, and problemsAdherence to learn through play Keystone Stars philosophy for all age groups.Supervise and support students during eating activities, gym, outdoor recess, and field trips as neededProvide support to students attending inclusive regular education classes, assisting with modifications as directed by the teachersOversee students while embarking and disembarking from school bus, as neededAssist with administrative duties as directed such as recording grades, setting up equipment, preparing materials for instruction, etc.Promote a safe and orderly classroom environment; take all reasonable precautions to protect students, facilities, and materialsDemonstrate cooperation and flexibility in performing other related duties as assigned by school administration and ESSUnderstand and adhere to all ESS and intermediate unit policies and proceduresQualificationsAssociate's Degree or CDAAbility to lift 50 lbsAbility to sit, stoop, run, climb, and actively participate in activities related to the age of the group.Commitment to developing and caring for young mindsWillingness to participate in continuing professional developmentCLEARANCES NEEDED (within 14 days)Clear Child Abuse/Police/Drug ScreeningClear Physical (every year) Clear TB screeningConfirmation of Certificate or Degree
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