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CNL-TA-05.21 Teaching Assistant - Casa Norma Linda

Company: Caliburn International
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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SCOPE:

The Teaching Assistant's primary responsibility is to teach non-core subjects (Home Economics, Career and Technology, Oral Language Development, Enrichment, and New Student Orientation) in accordance with ORR policies and procedures, Cooperative Agreement, licensing minimum standards, and all other applicable state and federal law, rules, and guidelines. The Teaching Assistant will be required to work at a childcare facility under the supervision of the Lead Teacher.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaches non-core subjects (Home Economics, Career and Technology, Oral Language Development, Enrichment, and New Student Orientation) in accordance with ORR policies and procedures, Cooperative Agreement, licensing minimum standards, and all other applicable state and federal law, rules, and guidelines. Follow the developed Student Learning Plan for each student.
  • Implements lesson plans and adhere to the curriculum using appropriate instructional materials, best practices and instructional methods for ELL, ESL, and Bilingual instruction, i.e. instruction in native language, conversational English when appropriate, cooperative learning, etc.
  • Follows individual Student Learning Plans.
  • Assess the academic progress of each UAC.
  • Maintains classroom management and systems and procedures.
  • Provides regular feedback to Lead Teacher regarding student performance.
  • Maintains a school like setting where children feel welcomed (i.e. student work and materials are displayed).
  • Requests all materials in a timely manner.
  • Maintains the Lead Teacher informed of progress and needs.
  • Complies with, but not limited to, all required logging, documentation and reporting as required by DFPS Minimum Standards, ORR policy, and procedures.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of and comply with all rules, laws, procedures, and policies relevant to duties.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.
  • Works closely with program education staff to devise an instructional program strategy to meet the instructional needs of each assigned homebound student.
  • Implements physical education activities according to curriculum.
  • Assists UAC in the correct and safe use of facilities and sports equipment.
  • Teaches basic techniques and skills associated with sports and recreational activity.
  • Instructs children in safety practices associated with different environments such as: swimming pools, gymnasiums, and playing fields.
  • Designs course activities that will cultivate higher-level thinking and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Develop lesson plans that will allow UAC to participate in a variety of activities including special projects, art and crafts, library services, chess, fine arts, tutorials and hand-on activities.
  • Provides English language training, as required by ORR, through the use of interactive, hands-on activities.
  • Emphasizes authentic literature, phonics, and the development of literacy skills.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent
  • Fluent in English and Spanish (speak, read, and write)
  • Clean criminal background check
  • Clean child abuse and neglect or child protective services check (CAN)
  • Excellent presentation skills as well as oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with computer, common office equipment, and MS Office products
  • Able to be driver insurable, able to drive a company vehicle, or provide transportation if required by the position.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret ORR Policies and Procedures, DFPS Minimum Standards, and all other pertinent rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of administrative practices, principles, and techniques.
  • Be proficient in skills associated with the position to perform the job successfully (i.e., communication, reading/language/writing in English/Spanish, mathematical, computer, and reasoning ability).
  • Able to analyze problems, identify solutions, and take appropriate action to resolve problems using independent judgment and decision-making processes.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Able to develop tools, monitor, and formulate reports for the continuous improvement of program services.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate's Degree in a related field
  • 2 years' experience working in an educational setting with bilingual, ESL, ELLs students.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • May participate in interdepartmental project groups or task forces to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, contract awards, and new policy requirements.
  • Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy. Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals. Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility. Encourages co-workers to work safely. Identifies "close calls" and/or safety concerns to supervisory personnel. Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Assists in active implementation of company initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA VPP, ISO, JCAHO, AAAHC, and other mandated regulations/standards.
  • May serve on the OSHA VPP, Safety, and Wellness Committees.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.
  • May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs.

Caliburn International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Caliburn International, Brownsville , CNL-TA-05.21 Teaching Assistant - Casa Norma Linda, Other , Brownsville, Texas

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