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Teacher's Aide (Part Time)

at City of San Antonio

Pay: up to $15.2/hour
$15.2 - $
Posted: 11/14/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2629876
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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

Under immediate supervision, assists the teacher with classroom preparation and daily growth and development of students. Coordinates the loading and unloading of students on and off the bus at transportation sites. Plans and coordinates high quality outdoor learning environments. Ensures the safety of students enrolled in the City's Pre-K 4 SA program at the Education Centers. Exercises no supervision.

This position is funded by sales tax that has been approved by the citizens of San Antonio for a limited time period. This position, therefore, is subject to at-will employment status, and is unclassified and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists with preparing needed materials and supplies.
  • Assists in maintaining a clean and organized learning environment.
  • Actively interacts with children, engaging in powerful interactions, participating as partners in play, supporting and extending learning.
  • Assists teacher in maintaining discipline, supervision of students, and uses guidance strategies appropriate for young children.
  • Plans, develops and maintains safe, engaging outdoor learning environments.
  • Monitors and assists in maintaining order at transportation sites, in the classroom, motor skills room, playground, cafeteria, hallways, and other areas.
  • Maintains open communication with parents. Builds relationships with students to create a positive, safe, and welcoming school culture.
  • Assists with loading and unloading students on the bus into the custody of authorized individuals and works with assigned bus driver to ensure student safety and discipline, and supervises students.
  • Assists with fastening appropriate child safety restraint system.
  • Supervises students as they cross the street with an authorized individual, or accompanies the students as they cross the street without an authorized individual.
  • Monitors and maintains student discipline and reports violations to appropriate personnel.
  • Walks and checks the inside of the bus, both in and under each seat, at the end of each bus route.
  • Documents and reports all incidents, illnesses or injuries that occur during bus ride to driver and appropriate supervisor.
  • Operates equipment according to established safety procedures.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
  • Child Development Associate Certification (CDA) or the ability to obtain a Child Development Associate Certification (CDA) within six (6) months of employment; or twelve (12) hours of college credit in Education or Childhood Development from an accredited college or university.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS -THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION:

  • High School Diploma, GED or College Transcripts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with young children.
APPLICANT INFORMATION:
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, additional background checks may be conducted.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Physical requirements include frequently lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment. Subject to continual walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending and crouching to perform essential functions. Working conditions are in an inside and outside environment with routine exposure to temperature variations and vehicle fumes.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of child development and early childhood education.
  • Knowledge of safe and appropriate activities for students.
  • Knowledge of appropriate early childhood guidance strategies.
  • Knowledge of basic bus safety rules.
  • Skill in operating equipment used in transporting special needs students.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer and utilizing associated software.
  • Skill in use of classroom and instructional equipment.
  • Skill in organizing, planning and prioritizing work.
  • Skill in resolving conflicts and negotiating with others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose best solution and solve problems.
  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to adhere to safety practices.
  • Ability to learn assigned bus routes.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with and assist students, including those with special needs.