TASSEL INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Experience working with children and organizing activities.
Hold a valid automobile operator’s license.
Proof of current automobile insurance is required if using a personal vehicle for job duties or any district business.
Fingerprinting required. Fingerprints must clear DOJ & FBI Live Scan.
Synopsis of Position
The employee assists with providing structural, educational-based enrichment activities for students. The employee adheres to and takes directives from the project leader. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Performance Responsibilities
Ability to maintain a professional attitude when interacting with coworkers, clients and the public.
Supervises student aides and volunteers.
Assists in maintaining attendance records for student participants.
Assists with recreation programs for age appropriate groups.
Provides enrichment activities for students in grades K-5 and/or 6-8 that support regular day academics.
Supports and provides a socially acceptable and physically safe environment for children.
Attends regular staff meetings.
Assists in developing and participating in fundraisers and field trips.
Ability to manage a group of students (i.e., demonstrate and maintain classroom control).
Assists in developing a monthly calendar and newsletter.
Demonstrates flexibility in adjusting to program and student needs.
Exhibits a general understanding of academic curricula and California standards.
Provide transportation for students in district vehicle.
Other duties as assigned.
Additional work situations are broadly defined and strategic in nature, which often require working with various organizations, management, and staff at all levels and require respect and finesse in resolving highly personal and technical concerns where one must consider trade-offs, risks, and the status of others. May be required to attend trainings outside of normal workday: locally or out of town.
The employee will supervise student aides and volunteers.
Work is generally conducted in, around and outside of a school environment but may require the project leader to conduct business elsewhere via field trips, fundraisers, etc. The noise level in the work environment is often loud.
Illustrates positive interpersonal skills, professional and personal integrity with a commitment to the utilization of interest based decision-making.
Displays independence and motivation towards enhancing the status and stability of the county office of education.
A people-oriented individual whose intent is to build positive relationships with employees in order to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of the educational organization.
An individual who is an active listener and who accepts and commits to all job-related tasks with perseverance and determination.
An individual who portrays a philosophy of openness and is educationally focused to ensure that the educational objectives of the county office continue to be met consistently and on time.
Physical flexibility, mental acumen, and emotional stamina are fundamental building blocks for the After School Project Leader. The job requires the following skills in a consistent manner:
Manual dexterity sufficient to write, use phone/keyboard/business machines, etc.
Visual acuity to read and understand a variety of printed materials with different fonts and to be able to view a computer screen for extended periods of time.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedural manuals, etc.
Hearing acuity sufficient to hear and understand in person and via telephone.
Speaking ability to communicate in an understandable, pleasing voice with sufficient volume to be heard in normal conversational distance and on the phone.
Physical agility to push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop, and reach overhead; physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment repeatedly within the office, out of the office, in the community, and outside the community, operate an automobile, and respond to emergency situations.
Physical strength sufficient to lift 25 pounds.
Mathematical skills sufficient to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry when required/needed.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
Mental acuity in applying common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Emotional strength and stability to maintain composure and etiquette during disturbing situations, and be able to function consistently well under stressful encounters.
Terms of Employment
Fiscal Year: July 1st – June 30th: Contracted work days = 181.
The salary, fringe benefit package, and other terms and conditions of employment will be competitive, negotiated with the Superintendent, and commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience. Please refer to web address: www.tulelakeschools.org
Performance evaluation will be completed annually by the Superintendent or designee in accordance with the provisions of the Superintendent’s policy on evaluation of personnel.