1. Assists in the delivery of instruction to students in classroom groups or individually utilizing a variety of teaching techniques as supervised by the teacher. Assists the teacher in providing a stimulating classroom environment; maintains student's interest; minimizes distractions; enforces discipline. Works with the certified teacher to help the student achieve the goals and objectives prescribed in the student's Individual Education Plan; provides positive reinforcement; provides individual tutorial instruction in subject area concentrations such as a language, fine arts, and career education. 2. Assists the certified teacher in making daily decisions about various classroom and school situations requiring assessment of students' clinical state. Must be able to recognize and evaluate unusual conditions of agitation, assaultiveness, and suicidality. Must act quickly and decisively to avert crises, or to assist in the management of crisis situations. 3. Assists in the decisions on and implementation of behavior management plans for all students based on assessment of student social-emotional functioning. Must communicate daily behavioral observations and educational functioning to the certified teacher in a timely manner. 4. While the support staff does not create the lesson plans for the class or grade the students, the support staff monitors class work and does other supportive work as assigned by the certified teacher. Acts in emergency situations in the certified teachers stead, providing classroom monitoring and control 5. Acts in emergency situations in the certified teacher's stead, providing classroom monitoring and control when the teacher is called out of the class to manage student crisis. Participates in all staff meetings, in-services, and orientations as directed by management.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to independently recognize, analyze, and respond to varied situations throughout the school day.
Posting Position Title: Support Staff/Teaching Assistant
Required Skill/ability 3: Flexibility with daily assignments.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Teaching Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong communication skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to assess student emotional/behavioral state and act accordingly.
Required Skill/ability 2: Working knowledge of basic math and English.
BA/BS degree or currently enrolled in an accredited college/university with more than 12 credits in Education or a related field.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.