Teacher Assistant: PreK and Kindergarten

The Details

Collegiate Hall

Tulsa, OK
Posted on:
October 19, 2021
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary

Collegiate Hall Elementary Teacher Assistants take responsibility for supporting all scholars in their assigned grade. They are responsible for executing small group lessons and maintaining a strong growth curve in their teaching progress. Teacher Assistants begin the year supporting behavior, leading small group literacy lessons, and supporting during centers. As they work with their Lead Teacher and coach, they take on leading more content as the year progresses.

Responsibilities

  • Embody and teach to the mission, vision, and strategic direction of the school
  • Teach small group lessons daily
  • Intervene and support behavior needs, minimizing the impact of behavior outliers
  • Support Lead Teacher in administering assessments and intervening
  • Analyze assessment data and use it to inform small groups
  • Internalize and execute phonics lessons and intervention lessons
  • Works with Scholar Advancement Teacher to execute interventions
  • Support the general operations and culture of the building, including monitoring students during non-instructional time and supporting teachers in classrooms as needed
  • Assist Lead Teacher in tracking data
  • Record assessment scores and work on report cards
  • Lead report card conferences
  • Communicate weekly with families
  • Commit to continual professional growth, participating actively in department meetings, professional development, weekly data meetings, Staff SEL Compass
  • Circles, and coaching meetings
  • Participate in 4-week summer PD
  • Participate in one-on-one coaching cycles
  • Guide the academic and social-emotional development of our youngest scholars
  • Incorporate life skills, core values and habits, and social skills into daily lessons
  • Receive and respond to in-the-moment feedback
  • Collaborate with the grade-level team
  • Lead student SEL Compass Circle

Qualifications

  • Strong commitment to and alignment with the school’s mission and core beliefs
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to assess data, find trends, and use information to make strategic decisions
  • Knowledge of or experience in education and/or mentoring of urban youth
  • Commitment to holding students to high behavioral standards that will support their academic achievement
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to approach situations with courage, integrity, respect and perseverance
  • A willingness to take personal responsibility for student academic and behavioral growth
  • A willingness to receive feedback on performance