Education Assistant

Wilmington - Delaware (DE),


Job Description:


Basic Function/ Purpose

  • To assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in
  • providing a quality instructional program to continuously improve student achievement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively observes assigned work hours.
  • Maintains a pattern of prompt and regular attendance.
  • Follows the daily schedule as prescribed.
  • Adjusts to work assignments and/or schedule changes.
  • Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of
  • materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by the teacher.
  • Provides extra assistance to students with exceptionalities, such as non-English-speaking
  • students or those with physical and/or mental disabilities, and 504 Plans.
  • Assists as directed by the supervising teacher in the effort to successfully maintain
  • students with special needs in an integrated setting, as determined by the I.E.P. team.
  • Assists the teacher in preparing materials and equipment for direct instructional activity,
  • including locating, copying, collating, distributing and/or grouping materials to support
  • instructional activities planned by the teacher.
  • Assists identified students with transporting materials or supplies as needed.
  • Assists identified students with specific personal and physical needs.
  • Assists with bulletin boards and decorations for instructional purposes and for special
  • events.
  • Supervises students in classrooms, hallways, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums,
  • or on field trips.
  • Communicates clearly and positively with students and all stakeholders.
  • Performs assigned non-instructional classroom duties, such as snack time, toileting,
  • class change and clothing routines.
  • Serves as a source of information and assists any substitute teacher assigned to the
  • class.
  • Attends staff meetings, and serves on committees as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervising teacher, Principal or his/her
  • designee.
  • Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students in
  • school environment and community.
  • Maintains a cooperative working relationship with Principal, supervising teacher,
  • students, parents, staff and public.
  • Participates in professional learning activities which align with school improvement goals.
  • Participates in staff development opportunities provided by the district
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude toward work assignment.
  • Prolonged periods of standing or sitting could be required.
  • Accepts responsibility for the work assigned and accepts constructive criticism.
  • Additional school level responsibilities as assigned by principal or his/her designee

Please call if interested 484-567-0740

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $17.50 /year

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