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TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT/INSTRUCTIONAL TEACHER ASSISTANT

CAMPBELL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1

Gillette, WY

Job Details

Job Description

** 4-J Elementary School is located 28 miles South of Gillette. **

 

4-J is on a 4-day week school schedule

 

 

The Technology Assistant position is 2.4 hours per day/190 day school year. The salary range is $14.39-15.73.

The Instructional Teacher Assistant position is 4 hours per day/185 day school year. The salary range is $12.79-13.97.

 

Technology Assistant

 

Purpose Statement:

 

The job of Technology Assistant is done for the purpose/s of maintaining the operation of a classroom, lab, and office; and supporting the grading and administrative program processes; instructing students and staff in the use of technology and software applications; and promoting technology skills among students and staff. This job reports to Building Principal; Building Technology Facilitator.

 

Essential Functions:

 

• Assesses malfunctions of hardware and/or software applications for the purpose of determining appropriate actions to maintain technology lab, classroom, and assigned computer operations.

• Assists in preparing documentation (e.g. reports, instructions, memos, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.

• Assists in scheduling of students, teachers and technical support personnel for the purpose of maintaining technology lab operations.

• Assists students and teachers in the use of computer technology, software applications and related hardware for the purpose of maintaining a safe environment that is conducive to learning.

• Assists with monitoring the activities of students in the computer lab for the purpose of maintaining a safe environment that is conducive to learning.

• Installs computer hardware and software applications (e.g. new computers, peripheral cards, configuring operating systems, printers, etc.) for the purpose of providing and upgrading operational computers and instructional materials for the classroom and lab.

• Instructs students and teachers in the use of computer technology, software applications, and related hardware (e.g. video conferencing, presentation equipment, laptops, digital cameras, etc.) for the purpose of enhancing their understanding of technology and its capabilities.

• Maintains computer hardware and software applications (local and server based) inventory and password lists for the purpose of ensuring availability of equipment and/or supporting materials.

• Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment, software and furnishings for the purpose of ensuring availability of items and proper working order.

• Performs routine and preventive maintenance of computer lab equipment (e.g. cleaning, virus scanning, creating/clearing Internet bookmarks, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of equipment in safe operating condition.

• Works with Building Technology Committee in recommending computer hardware and software application acquisitions (including lab design) for the purpose of ensuring availability of instructional materials. 

 

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications 

 

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in technology lab, classroom and offices including pertinent software applications (e.g. Power school, Power Grade, DS PA's, etc.).

 

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: personnel computers, server/network configurations including TCP/IP) and peripheral equipment; Internet and educational software applications

 

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; collate data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. In working with others, problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: displaying mechanical aptitude; working with frequent interruptions; and communicating with technology diverse groups.

 

Responsibility

 

Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the Organization’s services.

 

Working Environment

 

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 30% sitting, 35% walking, and 35% standing. The job is performed under a generally hazard free environment and in a clean atmosphere.

 

Experience

Job related experience is required. 

 

Education

High School diploma or equivalent.

 

Required Testing

Pre-Employment Proficiency Test

 

Certificates & Licenses

None Specified 

 

Continuing Educ. / Training

None Specified 

 

Clearances

Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

 

 

Instructional Teacher Assistant

 

Purpose Statement:

The job of Instructional Teacher Assistant is done for the purpose/s of assisting a regular classroom teacher in the supervision and instruction of individual and/or small groups of students; and providing instructional and clerical support to teacher/s and staff.

Essential Functions
• Assists students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments (e.g. listen to students read, providing writing assistance, reinforce English lessons, providing spelling practice, facilitate activities, computer learning programs, etc.) for the purpose of practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts and assisting students in reaching their academic goals and grade level standards.
• Implements under the direction of classroom teacher, instructional programs and lesson plans for the purpose of assisting the teacher in improving students' academic success through a defined course of study.
• Maintains classroom equipment, work area, student files/records (e.g. adapting instructional materials, cleaning work area, taking attendance, checking homework, grading papers, audio visual equipment, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of items and/or providing reliable information.
• Modifies classroom work/homework for the purpose of providing a method to support and/or reinforce academic objectives.
• Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, lunch room, library, etc.) for the purpose of enforcing school rules and procedures and/or providing a safe and positive learning environment.
• Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. copying, decorate classroom, collect/distribute supplies, make displays/bulletin boards/phone calls, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the teacher and/or providing necessary records/materials.
• Promotes good habits for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcome and encouraging student development.

Other Functions
• Assists other personnel, as may be required, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
• Attends meetings and in-service presentations for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, non-technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: concepts of grammar and punctuation; stages of child development and learning styles; and age appropriate activities.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. In working with others, problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining
confidentiality; setting priorities; and working as part of a team.

Responsibility

Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. There is some opportunity to effect the Organization’s services.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 25% walking, and 25% standing. The job is performed under some hazardous conditions.

Experience
Job related experience is required.

Education
High School diploma or equivalent.

Required Testing Certificates & Licenses
None Specified


Certificates & Licenses
None Specified

Continuing Educ. / Training
None Specified

Clearances
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Educational Technology
    Student Services > Educational Technology
    Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
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