|Title:||Teaching Assistant (immediate; 2017-18 school year)|
|Description:||Summit Preparatory Charter School is a new charter middle school of choice in South Los Angeles. We believe that all children deserve access to a college prep education, and that that education should be grounded in literacy and numeracy within a structured, joyful environment. Our team is made up of a highly collaborative group of teachers and staff who share a passion for closing the achievement gap. We have high expectations for academics and discipline, and simultaneously value joy in the classroom, making learning fun for our students and teachers.
The teaching assistant’s primary duties include:
Helping classroom teachers and our special education teacher with small group
interventions in reading, math, and/or writing
Leading small group leveled reading
Administering one-on-one assessments with students
Working with teachers to build school culture, following the school-adopted norms and
Supervising students during morning break and/or lunch/recess
Supervising students during tutoring after school
Translating for parent meetings (if bilingual)
Making copies, grading papers, entering grades, updating trackers, and changing bulletin
boards for classroom teachers as needed
Assisting in office as needed
Attending relevant professional development sessions
When needed, TAs with an appropriate credential may substitute teach for classroom
|Requirements:|| Philosophical alignment with the college preparatory mission of the school
The desire to work as part of a team
Commitment to continuous professional development
High behavioral expectations and strong classroom management skills
Bachelor’s Degree, OR 90 units completed and currently enrolled in a university program
TB test clearance
CPR/First Aid clearance
Submission of transcripts to show degree conferred
Emergency substitute credential (includes taking and passing the CBEST)
CA teaching credential (in special education, multiple subject, ELA, or math) with English learner authorization
Proof of CA basic skills requirement (CBEST) met
Fluency in Spanish
Answer the following essay questions with a thoughtful response of no more than half a page each. Use Times New Roman, size 12 font, single-spaced.
1. Why are you interested in teaching at Summit Prep?
2. Looking at the job description, what excites you the most? What concerns you the most?
3. What are your long-term careers plans? Why?
4. Should all children go to college?
Save your responses as a Word document titled “TA_firstinitial.lastname_essays.doc”.
Send an email to Arianna Haut at email@example.com with the following three attachments:
a. A thoughtful cover letter
b. Your resume (including GPA)
c. Responses to the essay questions listed above, formatted appropriately
The e-mail subject line should read: “TA: [full name]”. Upon review of your resume and the essay responses, we will contact the most promising candidates for an interview.
|Contact Name:||Arianna Haut|
|Contact Phone:||(323) 680-0138|
|Contact Address:||5100 S. Broadway Ave.|
|Contact City:||Los Angeles|