Adult Education - ESL Classroom Assistant

Recruiter
Danbury Public Schools District
Location
Danbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Scope of work: To serve as an integral member of the WERACE instructional team to provide services to students who demonstrate the need for ESL support services.

Reports to: Adult Education Director

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Work with individual students or small groups of students under the supervision of a certified teacher to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced by the teacher.

* Assist the teacher in devising learning experiences to reinforce skills based on the language developmental level of the individual students.

* Guide independent study, enrichment work and remedial work set and assigned by the teacher.

* Works with students in small group or individually on mastering concepts and vocabulary in the target language

* May work in a particular classroom assignment or work in a variety of classrooms throughout the day, based on programmatic needs.

* Alert the teacher(s) regarding any problem or special information related to an individual student.

* Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and sensitivity of information about students as is expected of a certified teacher.

* Participate in professional development training programs, as required.

* Approach student proficiency in English with patience and support

* Perform other related duties, as assigned

Working Conditions: Monday - Thursday day and evening hours to be determined according to class schedules and student needs. Not to exceed 10 hours per week.

Salary: $ 12.83 hourly

Employee Group: Paraeducator Union

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

* Exhibits a clear understanding of techniques and strategies for working with ELL students and uses them when applicable

* Must possess the skills necessary to work productively with adult learners.

* Demonstrated ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions effectively.

* Exhibits proficiency in basic reading, math, writing, and speaking English and preferably Spanish

* Preference given to individuals who are fluent in Spanish or other targeted language, based upon openings

* Utilizes and maintains ethical practices for confidential communication about students.

* Must exhibit good judgment, patience, tact and courtesy.

MINIMUM QUALITIFCATIONS:

* Must possess a high school diploma.

* Must meet NCLB compliance requirements, as applicable. Candidates must possess an Associates Degree or 60 college credits OR successful completion of the Parapro Assessment Examination.

* Must possess or be willing to acquire the skills necessary to support needs associated English language learners

* Experience/training in working with adult learners preferred

Application Procedure:

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