Job Description: Para-Professional Reports to: Teacher FLSA: Non-exempt Primary Purpose: To assist the teacher with

monitoring of the learning center and facilitating students’ learning progress Qualifications: Education/Certification A minimum of passing the THEA required for Highly Qualified status. Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college preferred. Six months to one year related experience or training very helpful. Teacher’s Certificate recommended but not required. Special Knowledge/Skills: • Ability to work with children, love for children and learning • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing Experience: Experience working with children preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties: Instructional Support 1. Assist teacher in all areas of work. 2. Assist students with academics. 3. Distribute lesson paks or assign computer lessons to students. 4. Grade student tests. 5. Enter scores on Student Progress Records. 6. Prepare congratulations slips for passed tests. 7. Assist teachers in checking daily goals to ensure work is being completed. 8. Motivate students for maximum learning. 9. Assist in maintaining discipline in classroom. 10. Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops. 11. Inspire students with consistency, care, and interest to build students’ self-esteem, and promote further success. 12. Praise students, compliment them and encourage them in order to build character. 13. Utilize a variety of learning methods to enhance the students’ learning experience. Other Requirements: 14. Read and comply with: Eagle Academies Procedures Manual, Employee Handbook, Student Handbook, and Student Code of Conduct.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Equipment Used: Computer, copier, and audiovisual equipment

Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain emotional control under stress Frequent standing, stooping, bending The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job. This is not an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be assigned or required.

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