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18 Jun 2020

Full-Time Teaching Assistant

 Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

The Teaching Assistant will assist classroom and resource teachers in achieving the identified instructional/behavioral objectives and to help students take full advantage of the instructional program and available resources. This is a .875 position, or 30-35 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform tasks related to classroom instruction under the supervision of a certified teacher.
  2. Works with small groups of students to reinforce learning initially introduced by the teacher.
  3. Guides independent study, enrichment work, and corrective/remedial instruction directed by the teacher.
  4. Assists individual students who need special attention and/or assistance.
  5. Assist the teacher in preparing instructional materials for classroom and student use.
  6. Assists with routine classroom clerical duties in hard copy and electronically.
  7. Assists individual students and/or teachers with the use of assistive technology/adaptive devices, as needed.
  8. Assists in the supervision of students who participate in special class activities.
  9. Supervises student(s) who may need to leave the classroom setting to do independent or small group work.
  10. Helps with extra duties related to the supervision of students, including, but not limited to lunch periods, assemblies, field trips, recess, etc.
  11. Participates in in-service and professional development activities as needed.
  12. Maintains the confidentiality of all students.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned by the teacher or principal.

Job Qualifications: Qualifications: 1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent (minimum); 2. Post-secondary education (at least two {2} equivalent years), associates degree or bachelor’s degree in education, early education or special education preferred. 3. Knowledge and understanding of academic and behavioral strategies and techniques to assist students in learning; 4. Word processing/computer experience (preferred); and 5. Good attitude towards children and peers with strong interpersonal skills 6. Successfully complete background screening. 7. Either a practicing Catholic or willingness to support instruction in Catholic teaching and tradition.

Organizational Name: St Michael Catholic School

Organizational City: Prior Lake

Position Contact Name: Sue Kerr

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 952-447-2124

Deadline: July 6, 2020

Benefits: Included

Experience: Preferred

Setting: Suburban

School Enrollment: 101-250

Minnesota Teacher's License: Preferred

Number of Classrooms: 11-25

Number of Faculty: 1-25

How to Apply

Please submit your letter of interest, resume, and two references by Monday, July 6, 2020 to Sue Kerr at

Job Categories: Elementary School. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 55372. Salaries: To Be Determined.

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