TEACHER ASSISTANT FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMMING

Colegrove Park Elementary School ( learn more )

North Adams Public Schools

North Adams, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3692262
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 30, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

This position is for the school year only. For 6 hours per day 5 days per week while school is in session.

Job Goal:To assist in providing a classroom environment where all students, including those with special needs, can learn and participate as fully as possible.

Supervision:Reports to the Building Principal and the Director of Student Support Services.

Performance Responsibilities:

1.Work with individuals and small groups of students on all aspects of their curriculum, under the teacher’s direction.
2.Supervise and guide small and large group instruction, as set up by the teacher.
3.Assist individual children in need of special attention or programming, as requested.
4.Assist the teacher with non-instructional classroom duties, such as supervising classroom routines or preparing materials.
5.To assist with non-instructional activities such as supervision of lunchroom, assemblies, field trips, etc.
6.Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of teachers.
7.Perform related duties as requested by the classroom teacher, special education support teacher, and/or building principal.
8.Teacher assistant may be reassigned as needed.

The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business; No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Job Requirements

    • High School diploma or equivalent required. Experience and demonstrated aptitude for working with youth. Willingness to participate in in-service training and opportunities offered by the district. 48 or more college credits or must pass ParaPro exam.


      Physical Requirements:The position requires a moderate amount of walking, standing, sitting and climbing stairs and step stool whenever necessary. Activities also include moderate physical exertion in body movement such as reaching, bending, twisting, grasping, pushing, and pulling of objects. The position requires lifting objects of 20 pounds on a frequent basis, and over 20 pounds occasionally. There is a frequent requirement of fine manipulation associated with the required use of a computer, typewriter, keyboard, calculator, and other business machines.

      Environmental Conditions: The occupant is required to work indoors. The regular chemical solvents are toners, inks, and cleaning fluids.

    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Charlene Volff
    • 10 Main Street, Second Floor
    • North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
    • Phone: 4137761458
    • Fax: 413-776-1685
    • Email: click here

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