Summary of Duties & Responsibilities: The Educator Support Specialist will assist the lead teacher in the classroom assigned. The specialist will be expected to assist in performing duties that are instructional in nature that relate to increasing student achievement. The specialist will also be expected to assist in classrooms, dismissal, arrival, and at lunch.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Regular attendance from 7:45 – 3:45 p.m. daily.
Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts
Assist students individually or in small groups in order to help students’ master assignments and reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
Supervise students in classrooms, hallways, auditorium, cafeteria, or on field trips.
Enforce school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior.
Assist teachers with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance, calculating grades, checking in homework/progress reports/center work etc. Working knowledge and use of PowerSchool and Performance Matters.
Understand the teacher’s routine when it comes to delivering a lesson plan and running the class in the event that the teacher is absent on a particular day
Providing substitute coverage in grades K-8 when necessary.
Other duties as required
Associate or Bachelor degree preferred
Strong classroom management skills
Welcoming and warm disposition
Love of children and education
Some knowledge of common core standards
Compassionate attitude and strong understanding of child development