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Reading/Resource Teaching Assistant (SPA I) 3 hrs/day

North Santiam School District 29J
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Reading/Resource Teaching Assistant (SPA I) 3 hrs/day JobID: 1689 
  • Position Type:
      Class Support Staff/SPA I - Reading/Resource Teaching Assist
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
      Sublimity Elem./Middle Schools
  • Date Available:
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    Special Program Assistant I - 3 hrs/day
    START DATE: August 23, 2023
    WORK DAYS: 185
    SALARY: We are currently beginning bargaining for the 2023-24 school year, which will result in an increase to pay.  Pay for the 2022-23 school year ranges from $15.39 - 19.43, depending upon prior experience.

    Sublimity School is looking for a highly qualified, energetic, positive, self-starter who is a team player.  Experience working with struggling readers is preferred. This position will primarily consist of small group reading instruction and assistance for K-5 students. 

    • High School Diploma or equivalent as required by OAR 581-37-030, Oregon Department of Education
    • 18 years of age or older
    • Associate's Degree or higher; or
    • Ability to demonstrate the knowledge of and ability to assist in the instruction of reading, writing, and mathematics or the instruction in readiness for these subjects.

    • Deliver instructional programs to students as assigned by supervising teachers
    • Work effectively in an environment that can both be physically and emotionally fatiguing
    • Learn growth and development principles of students with special needs according to area of assignment
    • Learn and administer basic first aid requirements 
    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Understand and appropriately interpret instruction plans
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both oral and written
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (may include but not limited to the following):
    • Assist in implementing learning experiences to students enrolled in program; confer with teacher to provide feedback on student performance in tutorial and testing activities
    • Interpret and carry out instructional plans, with guidelines set by certified teacher; follow specific lesson and tutorial strategies as outlined by teacher
    • Instruct students in small group and one-on-one settings, often without direct teacher oversight; review lesson plan or teaching strategy during instructional activity as necessary to achieve goals and objectives
    • Regular attendance and punctuality
    • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior
    • Outdoor supervision of student groups 
    • Help students develop positive interpersonal relationships with peers and adults; promote safety of the students by helping them develop self-confidence
    • Interpret and implement a behavior management program; train and assist students in behavior management; provide education regarding appropriate interpersonal actions; respond to discipline programs; act as a role model
    • Attend in-service and workshop training related to area of assignment; apply training to instructional responsibilities
    • Perform a variety of general clerical duties including writing attendance reports, grading papers, and maintaining accurate files
    • Perform related duties as assigned

    North Santiam is a PBIS District Positive Behavior Supports (PBIS) focuses efforts on creating an environment that supports the educational environment.  PBIS schools use school-wide and classroom positive reinforcement to promote expected behavior, teach behavioral expectations like academic skills, and use data-based information to guide intervention and management.  
    This position is subject to a funded budget based on staffing needs.  Specific assignment is subject to change.
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