5 Quest IA in Leander, Texas

Company: Leander Independent School District


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Primary Purpose:


To Assist in the instruction and implementation of a program designed to meet the needs of gifted students in grades kindergarten through fifth.



Major Responsibilities and Duties:


* Follow directions from QUEST teacher and work with elementary age students.

* Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and state and local board policy.

* Assist in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays.

* Work with individual students or small groups to complete instructional tasks assigned by the teacher.

* Assist in monitoring testing situations.

* Assist in supervising students throughout the school day both inside and outside the building.

* Inform teacher of any special needs or problems of individual students.

* Assist in maintaining a supportive, caring and challenging learning environment.

* Assist in communicating with parents, faculty and other groups.

* Assist in keeping administrative records and preparing required reports.

* Supervise classroom when teacher is attending scheduled meetings.

* Supervise students getting to and from the QUEST classes.

* Assist students with hands-on projects, library research, computer processing programs and classroom activities.

* Perform other duties as assigned.



General Qualification Guidelines

Education/Certification/Experience:


* High School Diploma or GED.

* TEA issued Educational Aide Certificate ? obtainable after hire ($32 fee requirement).

* At least 30 semester hours required; 48 semester hours preferred.

* Have experience working with students or parents.

* Some knowledge or experience with gifted children preferred.

* Certified teacher, preferred.



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:


* Ability to communicate effectively; manage multiple priorities and projects; use computer and application software.



Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands:


* May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.

* Needs to move about inside the classroom or campus to monitor students as necessary.

* Maintain emotional control under stress.

* Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.

* Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.

* Occasional requires lifting up to 25 pounds.

* Work with frequent interruptions.

* Maintain emotional control under stress.



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