IRVING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
JOB TITLE: ESSER General Aide - Math Teacher Assistant (K-12)
WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Nonexempt
FUNDING SOURCE: ESSER
PAY GRADE: Paraprofessional 030 [187 Days]
REPORTS TO: Executive Director of C&I
DEPARTMENT: Learning Services
DATE REVISED: June 2021
Disclaimer: This position will provide critical support to address student learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds for this position are expected to be available up to the end of the 23-24 school year. In addition to other specified conditions of employment, the applicant understands that no guarantee of continued employment, beyond the availability of the funds, is expressed or implied by Irving Independent School District.
This position is eligible for a Letter of Assurance.
The ESSER math teacher assistant works under the direction of the math teacher and campus administration in providing math intervention for students
* Educational Aide I Paraprofessional Certificate
* High School Diploma or GED
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Proven organizational and time management skills
* Ability to maintain a professional personal appearance, attitude, and work behavior at all times
* Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
* Ability to work well with students with various learning needs
* Friendly and nurturing disposition
* Ability to work well with children
* Ability to use/learn basic computer applications
Experience working with children/students
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
* Implementing the Teacher's lesson plans for math intervention and maintaining daily classroom schedules in order to accelerate learning in response to learning loss
* Supporting each child's social, emotional, and intellectual growth and development in response to needs caused by the pandemic
* Ensuring the well-being and safety of children at all times
* Using a variety of instructional and assessment strategies, as directed by the Teacher, to meet individual student needs and to accelerate learning needs due to Covid
* Assisting students with assignments or difficult concepts
* Maintaining communication with staff and faculty regarding the progress of students
* Work collaboratively with campus administration, counselors, teacher teams, and district administration to identify students who are in need of interventions
* Work with individual students or small groups to conduct instructional activities as assigned to accelerate learning loss due to COVID
* Perform other duties related to the improvement of student social, affective, and academic behavior as determined as determined by school and district administration
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Must maintain emotional control and exercise reasoning and problem-solving skills while under stress. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written). Should be able to interpret procedures and analyze data for decision-making. Frequent in-district and occasional in-state or national travel. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
Safety: Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidents immediately to the supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Data Analysis
- Decision Making