Teacher Aide - American Paradigm Schools
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Teaching Assistant
Job Location: American Paradigm Schools
Beginning: Jan 02, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: American Paradigm Schools
Philadelphia, PA 19152
Telephone: 215-735-6500
Job Description:
Teaching Assistant 
American Paradigm Schools -  Philadelphia, PA
Position Function: 
Staff members in this position provide assistance to the classroom teacher and facilitate pupil instruction. Employees in this position work to provide necessary instruction, training, services and individual attention to pupils. The assistant is monitored by the teacher in charge of the class, who, with their supervisor, reviews the work through observation and conferences.
Essential Job Functions: 
Major highlights of the position requirements are noted below. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as required.
  • To assist the teacher with:
  • individual and group instruction and daily lesson assignments
  • establishing instructional goals and objectives; testing and evaluating student programs
  • various phases of behavior modification and classroom management programs
  • preparing dittos, correcting assignments, organizing learning centers and bulletin boards
  • performing related work as required
  • Ability to instruct students in an effective manner
  • Communicate with teachers, support staff and parents
  • Assumes responsibility for the class and instructional activities in teacher’s absence
  • Monitors students during non-instructional activities during the school day (example: lunch & recess duty, etc.)
  • Effectively monitors students during transitional periods to ensure the smooth running of scheduled activities
  • Effectively manages student behavior in accordance with established agency behavior management policies and treatment needs of each student
  • Actively participates at scheduled staff meetings and serves on educational committees
  • Performs other duties within the scope of employment as assigned by the appropriate administrator
Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with teacher qualification is preferred, but not required
  • A minimum of two years of college in the education field
  • High school diploma with three years experience working in education related field will be accepted

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