Job Description

TITLE:  ONE ON One BEHAVIORAL INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT Mesa Arts Academy

REPORTS TO:  Supervising Teacher and Assistant Principal  

FSLA:   Part Time          

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

This employee is responsible for assisting the teacher in organizing and implementing an instructional, academic program for their assigned student(s). This employee will work under direct supervision of a teacher or teachers. In most cases, this position is a part-time position with no benefits.  

 

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:  

 

Classroom Management:

  • Assisting the teacher with maintaining a classroom environment conducive to effective learning for their assigned student(s).
  • Assisting with duties that require movement of students to areas on campus. 
  • Maintaining classroom environment conducive to effective learning by utilizing approved school-wide classroom management techniques as needed.
  • Utilizing the Discipline Referral Flow Chart in documenting and processing behavior issues as needed.
  • Follow approved schedules and procedures for starting and ending classes, and the transitioning of students.  
  • Understand all fire drill and lock down procedures.

 

Knowledge of Subject Matter:

  • Provide one-to-one assistance to children/adolescents with behavior disorders in the school
  • Prompt interventions in the areas of: behavior management, conflict resolution, anger management, and peer interaction skills based on plan goals
  • Communicating accurate knowledge of subject matter in a comprehensible manner using language and style appropriate to the learner.
  • Applying concepts, laws, and rules relevant to subject matter.
  • Demonstrating a breadth of subject matter knowledge that enables students to approach and relate topics from a variety of perspectives, interests, and points of view.
  • Using the current references, materials, and technologies of the subject field in a manner appropriate to the developmental stage of the learner.
  • Demonstrating the ability to check student comprehension of subject matter and providing accurate feedback to their student.

 

Planning for Instruction:

  • Assisting the teacher with the design of the academic program based on the assessed needs of their assigned student(s).
  • Assisting the teacher with preparation and implementation of lesson plans for their student(s) based on assessed needs and in accordance with the Academy’s philosophy and curriculum system.

 

Delivery of Instruction:

  • Providing academic assistance and support for individual and/or small groups of students. 
  • Assisting the teacher with effective utilization of media and technology.

 

Assessment of Student Performance:

  • Assisting the teacher with administration of appropriate assessments designed to measure their assigned student(s) progress.
  • Assisting the teacher with evaluating student progress on a regular basis and

providing feedback to their assigned student(s).

 

Communication:

  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative relations with other employees.
  • Utilizing approved methods and forms for out-of-classroom referrals.  

 

Professional Development Program:

  • Continuing professional growth through educational in-service, meetings, and required trainings.

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the teacher with taking necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment and facilities.
  • Performing other responsibilities, as directed.  
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor or Administrative staff.  
  • Attending all aides’ meetings and professional development activities.
  • Assist in office when assigned student(s) are absent.
  • Record arrival time before entering classroom on Electronic Time Card in school office. 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. High School Diploma or equivalent, AND

2. Associate’s Degree, OR

3. 60 hours of college/university level course work, OR

4. Demonstrated proficiency on State assessment.

5. Experience with Emotional/Behavioral disorders a must. 

  


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