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Teaching Assistant

Company: Thomas MacLaren School
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

*Compensation: *
* Pay range: $15-$17/hour
* Benefits: For employees contracted for 30 hours per week or more, Thomas MacLaren School pays for 100% of the employee's base insurance premiums (Health, Dental, Vision, Long-term and Short-term disability, Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance, and Life insurance) for the base level coverages. No benefits are provided to employees contracted for less than 30 hours per week.

*General Purpose: *To assist classroom teachers in implementing the curriculum and providing student support.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *
* Assist faculty members in implementing the curriculum and completing logistical and administrative tasks
* Work in small groups or one-on-one with students who need academic, behavioral, or Social Emotional Learning (SEL) intervention.
* Assist the Exceptional Student Services (ESS) and Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) teams in implementing student plans (IEPs, 504s, MTSS and READ plans, etc.)
* Assist faculty in implementing academic and behavior plans
* Receive training in pedagogy, curriculum, and protocols in order to be maximally effective with students
* Fulfill regular monitoring duties (e.g., lunch, recess, traffic, etc.)
* Any other duties as assigned

*This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities of this job. It is intended only to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements.*

*Minimum Requirements: *
*Education: *High School degree; Associate's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university preferred.

*Other knowledge, skills, and abilities: *
* Commitment to the Mission and Vision of Thomas MacLaren School
* Understands and supports the culture of the school
* Love of educating children
* Ability to learn and assist in implementing a variety of Lower School curricula (phonics, mathematics, P.E.)
* Ability to impart a love of learning to children
* Exhibits patience and kindness towards students
* Creative in assisting students with problem-solving
* Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment
* Communicates clearly, collegially, and regularly with co-workers and Head of School
* Willingness to take direction from classroom teachers, SPED Coordinator, and Head of School
* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with both young people and adults
* Commitment to a diverse population of students and to closing the achievement gap

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour

* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Colorado Springs, CO 80915: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* High school or equivalent (Required)

* Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Thomas MacLaren School, Colorado Springs , Teaching Assistant, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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