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Associate Teacher

  • 12 Aug 2019 2:18 PM
    Message # 7824868

    Associate Teacher

    Job Description

    Department:  Faculty

    Reports to:     Classroom Teacher

    Park Century School was founded in 1968 as an independent not-for-profit, co-educational day school to meet the needs of children who learn differently.  Park Century serves students between the ages of 7 to 14, or grades 2nd to 8th, living in the South Bay to the San Fernando Valley and throughout the greater Los Angeles area.  Park Century‚Äôs mission is to empower bright children with learning differences to reach their academic and personal potential.  Students flourish within our individualized, evidence-based curriculum and supportive environment.  In collaboration with their families, the school inspires students to develop into resilient self-advocates and builds a foundation for lifelong achievement. 

    Summary:

    Park Century School associate teachers are caring, compassionate, collaborative, energetic and outgoing professionals who provide comprehensive classroom support.  This position requires a passion for working with children, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and sensitivity to confidential matters.  In addition, the Associate Teacher must have extensive computer skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

    Responsibilities:

    • Abides by the policies and guidelines contained in the Park Century School Employee Handbook
    • An associate teacher for a classroom, is responsible for working under the direction of a classroom teacher and supporting the lead teacher in all areas of their instruction
    • Ongoing, effective communication between teacher and students
    • Through the direction of the classroom teacher, provide students with opportunities and support in the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills
    • Associate teachers are expected to work with the classroom teachers in the organization of the classroom, including copying, filing, checking assignments, visual displays,
    • Associate teachers may be required to assist in other classrooms when needed
    • Associate teachers are required to supervise students during their lunch hour
    • Associate teachers are required to monitor students and their activities during P.E.
    • Associate teachers are required to accompany students on field trips

    Required Skills:

    • An undergraduate degree
    • A degree in education is preferred
    • Experience in special education is a plus
    • Have passion for personal and professional growth 

    Working Conditions:

    • Sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stairs, lifting desks, chairs and instructional materials up to 50 lbs.


     


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