Instructional Assistant - Head Start
Preschool-Head Start Services
Administrator of Head Start
CLASS SUMMARY: Under direct supervision, incumbents provide assistance to teachers in a developmentally appropriate environment by providing supervision of children’s activities, working with students individually or in groups. Incumbent(s) are given direction and work at various Preschool/Head Start classrooms in WESD to meet teacher/child ratios.
Works with students individually or in groups in daily activities. Under the supervision of the Head Start Teacher or Support Instructor monitors student behavior and enforces school and classroom standards and policies to insure safety at all times.
Maintains an environment which promotes cooperation, learning and enjoyment.
Prepares classrooms for activities including setting up tables and chairs, and preparing materials for classroom use. Performs clean up after activities including picking up toys and trash and washing tables and chairs. Performs clerical duties as assigned by Head Start Teacher.
Accompanies students from classrooms to other areas including the playground, library, cafeteria and rest rooms.
Establishes and maintains standards of acceptable behavior using positive methods which support children’s self esteem.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Stooping, kneeling crouching, crawling reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, sunning, seeing and repetitive motions.
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and /or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Contact Information
Monday, November 26, 2018 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)