Teacher Aide - Vision Academy Charter School
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Teacher Aide
Job Location: Vision Academy Charter School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Vision Academy Charter School
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Telephone: 484-466-2630
Job Description:
Job Title: Teacher Aide
Position Summary: The primary function of teacher aides is to work directly with students to ensure that each student learns to his or her full potential.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs office duties such as attendance reports, typing, filing, and handling routine interruptions such as notes, messages, and deliveries,
  • Performs routine supervisory duties such as lunchroom, playground, halls and classroom,
  • Types, draws, writes and duplicates instructional materials,
  • Researches and assembles materials to be used in a particular unit (per instructions from the respective teacher).
  • Prepares bulletin boards, graphs and charts.
  • Reserves films.
  • Checks papers, workbooks, homework and tests (if objective answers have been supplied by the teachers).
  • Helps in the care of the classroom.
  • Writes plans on board, overhead projector.
  • Reads to students; listens to students read.
  • Helps students with make-up work.
  • Assists in individual or group activities, games, flash cards, etc.
  • Assists students in interpreting and following directions of the teachers.
  • Drills to reinforce any skill the teacher has taught.
  • Alerts teacher to needs of students.
  • Assists teacher in checking progress of individualized study projects.
  • Fills out attendance forms.
  • Checks emergency sheets, class lists, etc.
  • Collects moneys for books, lab fees, etc.
  • Assists with inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Assists with field trips.
  • Contacts community resource people.
  • Makes educational games and aids.
  • Assists when emergencies arise.
  • Performs any other delegated non-instructional responsibility assigned by teacher or administrator.
  • College diploma or equivalent in the fields related to Early Childhood Education or similar. Certification desirable but not required.
  • Good work attendance record.
  • Ability to follow directions and written plans.
  • Ability to maintain student confidentiality.
  • Appropriate communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting.
  • Ability to work with and meet individual needs of children as directed by teachers and other professional staff.
  • Ability to work with or learn to work various office machines and technology.
Physical Requirements: Standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, speaking loudly and clearly, seeing and hearing things both near and far away, stooping, kneeling, fine finger and hand manipulation in use of a computer, chalkboard, dry erase board or projector.
Application Process:
Candidates should apply electronically via www.pareap.net, or email at hr@vacharter.org or fax at  (484) 441 1366.  No paper applications will be accepted.  To be considered, a complete application packet must be inclusive of: PA Standard Application, Resume, Transcripts, Teaching Certification, 3 Professional References, PA Educator Clearances, School Personnel Health Record (Physician’s Report/ Physical Exam (Article XIV of the PA Code) and Tuberculin Skin Test (Article XIV of the PA Code)), Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form (Act 24 of 2011 and Act 82 of 2012), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Sexual Misconduct-Abuse Disclosure Release.
Vision Academy Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit www.vacharter.org

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