KIPP Houston Public Schools

Houston, TX

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: 5; 6; 7; 8

Organization: KIPP Nexus Middle School
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

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Teaching Assistant Enrichment (Dance, Theater, PE) - Immediate need

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KIPP Houston Public Schools

Houston, TX

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade: 5; 6; 7; 8

Organization: KIPP Nexus Middle School
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

Teacher Assistant

ROLE OVERVIEW:

The Teacher Assistant will assist teacher with student academic goals through the preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative duties. The assistant will work under the direct supervision or a teacher.


The teacher assistant reports to the classroom teacher. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
 

·         Assisting the teacher in providing instruction to the children in large groups, small groups, and individually;

 

·         Assisting the teacher in planning and preparing materials for daily instruction

·         Maintaining a clean and safe learning environment;

·         Appropriately interacting with families;

·         Understanding the curriculum;

·         Functioning as a team;

·         Excellent interpersonal skills;

·         Experience collaborating with team members;

·         Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiative;

·         Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities;

·         Proven written and verbal communication skills;

·         Strong organizational skills;

·         Possession of a passionate and loving attitude toward all children;

·         Responsiveness; Follow-up and follow-through with students, families, and faculty members is essential;

·         Participating in staff in-services and attending conference; and

·         Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Knowledge:

High School Diploma

Must be fleunt in English. Spanish is  a plus 

Must be considered Highly Qualified based on NCLB requirements. This can be verified by one of the following

·         An Associate’s degree

·         48 college hours

·         Meet a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate through a formal state or local assessment the knowledge of and ability to assist in the instructing reading, writing and math.