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Teacher's Assistant (FT)

Teacher's Assistant (FT)

Teacher's Assistant (FT)

Providence Public Schools
Providence, RI 02908

Job details

Job Type

Location: Multiple PPSD Locations

Job Description:
The teacher assistant reports directly to the Principal and works under the guidance and supervision of the principal or his designee. The teacher assistant maintains a cooperative staff relationship with all personnel functioning within the educational setting.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The duties of the teacher assistant encompass a broad spectrum and include but are not limited to the following:
  • Participate in daily and long-range lesson and classroom activity planning.
  • Conduct learning exercises with small groups of students.
  • Guide students in developing positive relationships with peers and adults.
  • Assisting with the supervision of pupils in the classroom, corridors, school yards, lavatories, cafeterias, etc. and on field trips.
  • Assist Pre-K students with toileting, dressing, feeding, self-care, which may include diaper changes.
  • Alert the teacher to special needs of individual students.
  • Collecting and distributing educational materials.
  • With teacher supervision, correct students work and prescribe additional work to remediate student’s weaknesses.
  • Operating machines which duplicate or copy information for distribution to pupils.
  • Assisting the teacher to meet the many personal and physical needs of the .
  • Under teacher supervision, participate in discipline procedure and prescribe consequences for student behavior.
  • Assist teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing behavior or academic skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Serve as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher.
  • Commit to attend ongoing professional development sessions; such as those offered by RIDE, the Providence School Department, and Local Union 1033.
  • Perform additional teacher assistant duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate Degree, or 48 College Credits, or a passing score of 461 on the Para Pro Test.
  • A Certificate of Completion of an approved Teacher Assistant Training Program, in addition to one of the above or a Bachelor’s Degree that meets RIDE Standards.
  • Pass English Proficiency Test.
  • Ability to work with ren and to be patient, understanding, and effective in meeting their needs.

About Providence Public Schools:

The Providence Public School District (PPSD) serves approximately 22,000 students attending our 37 schools. PPSD employs more than 3,200 professionals who work in and provide support to our schools, which include 21 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, 9 high schools and 2 public district charter schools. Of our employees, approximately 2,000 are educators, and more than 600 others directly support students and families in our schools.

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