Texas State Job Bank Paraprofesional Teacher Aide in HOUSTON, Texas

Join the crew! The Rhodes School (TRS) is the only magnet Charter in Houston educating students through music and art. We are seeking a dependable Teacher Aide to support the Southeast Campus' Administration staff and Teachers in the classrooms with our students. This individual must be well-organized and assist with creating a calm learning environment for TRS students. MAJOR DUTIES: Administers, scores, and records such achievement and diagnostic tests as the teacher recommends for individual students. Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher. Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interest, and abilities. Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes. Helps student master equipment or instructional materials assigned by the teacher. Distributes and collects workbooks, papers, and other materials for instruction. Guides independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher. Assists with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, play periods, and field trips. Assists with such large group activities as drill work, reading aloud, and storytelling. Performs any additional duties related to ongoing effectiveness of the school; as directed by supervisor. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or Equivalence Certificate. Fifteen credit hours from an accredited junior college or university, preferred Previous experience working with elementary age students is preferred. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Communicates effectively, comprehends, and understands communication. Knowledge of computers, for word processing and other basic tasks. Able to interact effectively with co-workers, parents, volunteers, and others in the classroom. Able to work with others using a team model and to follow basic teamwork principles.