Building Assistant

School District Of Lancaster

Saudi Arabia

Full time

Dec 18

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About the job

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or High School Diploma/G.E.D. and evidence of education or testing requirements according to PDE guidelines.
  • First Aid/CPR certification preferred.
  • Experience working with students preferred.
  • Ability to exercise a high tolerance for frustration and a high degree of patience.
  • Ability to de-escalate potentially aggressive situations.
  • Ability to operate a computer and applicable software and devices.
  • Ability to work as an individual and as a team member.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to take initiative to creatively solve problems.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of customer service skills and professionalism.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
  • Ability to support a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Other qualifications to the above that the Board may find acceptable and appropriate.

REPORTS TO: Principal/Assistant Principal or designee

SUPERVISES: Not applicable.

JOB GOAL: To assist in providing a safe, well-organized school environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program.

Essential Functions

  • Provide clerical assistance for teachers as directed by supervisor.
  • Assist the teacher with individual and small group instruction.
  • Assist in handling student and parent needs.
  • Assist in monitoring of lunchroom, lavatories, playgrounds and corridors/stairwells.
  • Accompany students to and from various locations within the building as assigned.
  • Assist with monitoring of students entering and leaving building.
  • Assist with preparation of educational materials, and audio-visual aids and equipment.
  • Distribute and collect educational materials as required.
  • Assist in inventorying and organization of general supplies and educational materials.
  • Report incidents and discipline problems to principal or designee and assist with providing support.
  • Supervise assigned student(s) who require(s) transportation to maintain appropriate conduct in boarding areas and on the bus.
  • Assist assigned students including those that require ambulatory support (walker, crutches, wheelchair) in getting on and off the bus in an orderly fashion,
  • Assist in investigating and mediating student conflicts.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Marginal Functions

  • Provide support to the main office.
  • Assist in preparing displays for bulletin boards, cabinets, showcases, etc.
  • Assist in correction of students' work.
  • Support the operations of the In-School Suspension (ISS) Center.
  • Monitor student behavior in the classroom in an emergency situation.
  • Make and answer phone calls as directed by the teacher or supervisor.
  • Assist in maintaining child accounting records as needed.
  • Monitor/supervise activities that may be planned by school personnel.
  • Must be willing to engage in ongoing professional development.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: School year

EVALUATION: For new employees, evaluations will be performed according to the current collective bargaining agreement. For transferring employees, evaluations will be done at 30 days. All regular employees will be evaluated at least yearly.

Physical Demands

PHYSICAL/MENTAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

Frequent standing and walking.

Occasional to frequent kneeling, bending, stooping, crouching, squatting, twisting.

Occasional sitting, lifting up to 25 lbs.

Potential standing and walking aboard bus, while bus is in motion.

Sensory Abilities

Normal/Corrected vision.

Visual acuity to read correspondence and computer screen.

Auditory acuity to be able to use telephone and greet individuals.

Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.

Temperament

Ability to work as a member of a team.

Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.

Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

Ability to work with little supervision.

Ability to be flexible.

Ability to exercise a high degree of patience and tolerance.

Mental Demands

React appropriately in emergency situations.

Ability to interpret detailed written and verbal communications.

Ability to perform basic math skills.

Ability to perform under frequent, fast-paced high-pressure situations.

Environment

Classroom environment.

Potential for exposure to fluctuation of hot and cold temperatures.

Potential for short term exposure to inclement weather conditions

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