Instructional Assistant - Hope Elementary

Instructional Assistant - Hope Elementary
SUMMARY:  Assists the teacher in general daily classroom activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES . Other duties may be assigned.
 
Assists in small group pupil instruction; tutors pupils at teacher's request;
Assists teacher in maintaining discipline and other functions.
Assists with set up of classroom and prepares materials for specialized instructional units.
Handles attendance reports and related clerical functions with the teacher.
Assists in assembling/hanging materials on bulletin boards and  keeping displays current.
Operates standard school equipment such as laminator, copier, audiovisual, etc.
May escort children to and from various rooms.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises students.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

LANGUAGE SKILLS: 
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY: 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Previous work in child care.   Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to push items of 50 lbs such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud at a standard acceptable level for this environment.   The employee is continuously responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of students.

Contact Information
Name: Jessica Poe
Phone: 812-546-5001
Fax: 812-546-0603
Email: jmpoe@flatrock.k12.in.us
Address: 9575 N State Rd 9, Hope, IN 47246