In an elementary learning environment, the EL associate teacher supports the EL lead teacher with the planning and implementation of the overall instructional program and daily operation of the classroom that advances the intellectual, emotional, social, and physical development of children within a safe, healthy learning environment.
? Assists in the planning and delivery of lesson plans and instructional materials and experiences that facilitate active and meaningful learning
? Under direction of supervision of lead teacher, instructs and facilitates students’ use of learning materials and equipment
? Assists with establishing and maintaining appropriate student behavior in the classroom, school building and school grounds and exercises due care for the health, safety and well-being of the students in accordance with Galloway’s philosophy and policies
? Manages class with lead teacher and when lead teacher is out of room
? Offers input on student progress and program evaluation
? Refers all parental communication to lead teacher
? Is willing to perform clerical duties including grading papers, duplicating documents, recording scores, and setting up learning activities
? Shares insight and other necessary information regarding students’ progress to lead teacher
? Manages students’ transitional time
? Actively participates in professional development, curriculum development, and class, grade, and level meetings
? Assists in establishing an organized and prepared classroom including a logical physical set-up and maintenance of bulletin boards and with housekeeping tasks
? Demonstrates a desire to improve by collaborating with colleagues and seeking feedback on teaching practices
? Participates responsibly in regularly assigned duties including, but not limited to carpool, playground, and orderliness of shared areas
? Performs all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program
? B.A./B.S. required
? Early Education degree preferred
? Classroom experience preferred
? Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
? Proven ability to maintain complete confidentiality in all matters.
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
? Excellent organizational skills including punctuality, prioritization, and self-motivation skills.
? Intellectual curiosity
? Desire to pursue teaching certification if applicable
Specialized Skills and Knowledge:
? Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology
? Lifting up to 20 pounds, standing, walking, sitting, reaching, operating computer and other office and classroom equipment