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Position Description – Full-time Online Teaching Assistants – Elementary
Online teaching assistants work under the supervision of a lead teacher, providing additional assistance and instruction to students. Teacher assistants will facilitate one-on-one or small group virtual meetings with students to provide additional instruction and support.
Friendly, positive disposition with willingness to support teacher, student and parent
Familiar with developmental needs of K-6 students
Understand how to motivate, create structure and engage students
Knowledge of basic educational procedures and objectives, including instruction and presentation, preparation of teaching materials and aids, behavior management and modification, and student-teacher relations and interactions
Know how to recognize student challenges in curriculum assigned and recommend and provide enrichment lessons, assignments, etc. if necessary
At least two years of college or have an associate’s degree
Ability to communicate and work effectively from a home/remote office location through the use of various online tools
Experience in an educational setting working with students in grades K-6
Be able to handle and maintain good working relationships on an ongoing basis
Must have the ability to communicate student progress and challenges in a constructive way with both teachers and students.
Must be able to remain patient with each student, regardless of the child's varying abilities and background.
Must be resourceful and creative in explaining lessons in a manner that is customized to each student's ability to absorb information.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Professional development will be provided prior to any class assignments.
Provide instructional reinforcement for individual students or small groups of students
Help teachers with progress monitoring, grading, and other administrative tasks
Assist with administrative duties such as setting up meetings and preparing materials
Attend to students' physical, personal, academic, and emotional needs
Support students with special needs by following provisions specified in their IEPs/504 Plans
Perform other duties as directed by the lead teacher and administration
Work under the direct supervision of IDLA lead teachers
Guide and facilitate individual and small group virtual/distance learning
Utilize curriculum, textbooks and learning resources provided by IDLA
Assist students to communicate (email, video conferencing etc…)
Communicate with parents/guardians regarding students’ progress
Follow scope and sequence of assigned curriculum with guidance from the certified classroom teacher
Adheres to confidentiality with regard to student information
Adhere to the Code of Ethics for Idaho Professional Educators
Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, schedules, coordination resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner
Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with students, teachers and staff members, and other personnel
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Demonstrate integrity and ingenuity in the performance of assigned tasks
Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with Idaho Digital Learning Alliance policies, procedures, and safety practices.
Background check will be conducted.
Hours and Salary: This position will work in a full-time capacity during the 2020-2021 school year (August 17, 2020 - June 4, 2021). This position can be located anywhere in Idaho. Compensation is $15 per hour. Full-time teaching assistants are eligible for insurance, retirement, and paid leave. Full-time positions will be provided necessary home office equipment and communication and internet connectivity as required by the position.
Application: Position is open until filled. Applications are available online at www.AppliTrack.com/idla/onlineapp Documents required for a complete application included: current resume and letter of introduction. Application materials will only be accepted through the online application. Questions about the application process can be emailed to hr@IdahoDigitalLearning.org.
The Idaho Digital Learning Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
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Associate degree preferred
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
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