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23-24 Elementary School Instructional Assistant

Company: St. Augustine Preparatory Academy
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Organization Description:There is no school like Aug Prep! In just its sixth year of operations, Aug Prep has been voted a "Best Place to Work" by its employees FOUR times out of five possible years (in three of those years, there weren't any other schools on the list!). What makes us so special?

  • Authentic Christian faith integration that puts kids first in all that we do
  • Exceptional academics, as highlighted in our five-star - -from DPI
  • High expectations for students and staff
  • Outstanding resources and facilities, including 1:1 technology, a massive sports complex and two swimming pools
  • A focus on the whole child - mind, body and soul - through the arts, athletics and moreAug Prep currently enrolls over 1,500 students. Our first two graduating classes earned over $15 million in college scholarships! Construction is underway on our second building which will open in August 2023 and add nearly 900 new student seats and 100 job openings. -Learn more about Aug Prep through our -.Key Characteristics:The ideal candidate radiates a love for Jesus, a growth mindset, and is driven to serve students from every walk of life.Report Structure: -The Elementary School Instructional Assistant reports to the Elementary School Principal.Position DescriptionSt. Augustine Preparatory Academy is seeking candidates to fill the available full-time classroom Instructional Assistant position. - The Instructional Assistant is responsible for providing assistance to instructional programs by assisting the lead Teacher in achieving educational objectives by working with individual students or small groups to help them achieve the skill levels of the class as a whole. They will assist the lead Teacher in providing a well-organized, smoothly functioning class environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resource materials.Job Responsibilities and Roles
    • Executes instructional activities with individual students or small groups of students following teacher direction and demonstration. -
    • Ensure that all students receive a high-quality educational experience resulting in high student achievement.
    • Serve as the cultural and spiritual model for their students, always interacting respectfully and striving to demonstrate God's love to their students and families.
    • Use academic data to modify both whole and small-group instruction in order to best meet the needs of their students.
    • Work with classroom teachers to evaluate pupils' academic and social growth, keeping appropriate records in a timely fashion in order to prepare progress reports.
    • Work with classroom teachers to identify pupil needs and make appropriate referrals; develop strategies for individual education plans as needed.
    • Integrate technology and student learning styles into instruction.
    • Work in a supportive and collaborative manner with colleagues, supervisors, students, parents/guardians, and community members.
    • Maintain and improve professional skills by participating in building and department meetings/professional development (collaborative planning time teams, etc.), formal coursework, workshops, and seminars/in-services in an effort to stay current with best teaching practices.
    • Maintain positive and productive relationships, focused on collective problem-solving processes, in order to create, support, and sustain an environment conducive to optimal learning.
    • Fully represent the values and culture of St. Augustine Prep at all times.
    • Assists students in special education and general education classes. Assists in preparation of materials for class, classroom activities, assignments, location of supplementary materials from school library and other resources areas.
    • Implements behavior management programs designed by teachers and/or other school staff. -
    • Monitors student use of instructional equipment. -
    • Serves as a source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher. If authorized by the administration, instructional assistants can take over a classroom if they have a bachelor's degree.
    • Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected in the classroom teachers.
    • Performs other duties as may, from time to time be assigned by the supervisor.---Qualifications:
      • A belief in the ability of every child and a commitment to ensure excellence for each student.
      • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
      • Participating member of a local Church.
      • Effective oral and written communication skills; bilingual in Spanish preferred.
      • Team player committed to the St. Augustine Preparatory mission and model.
      • Lastly and most important, the candidate must demonstrate and possess the highest integrity. and be able to live the values, beliefs, and culture of Aug Prep.Non-Discriminatory PolicySt. Augustine Preparatory Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin or any other basis prohibited by law when hiring, promoting, establishing wages, or providing benefits.As a faith-based institution based on biblical principles, St. Augustine Preparatory Academy hires employees who agree with the school's Mission Statement and Statement of Beliefs and adhere to biblical standards of conduct. -Powered by JazzHR

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