Elementary Classroom Aide -- Part Time (29 hours per week)

Nativity of Our Savior School
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
Portage, IN
Posted Date

A part time Classroom Aide is needed at Nativity of Our Savior School in Portage, Ind.  We are a PreK-8 Catholic School in the Diocese of Gary.  This person will assist the classroom teacher with supervision and management of the students in our classrooms.

Duties include:

  • Adapt classroom activities, assignments and/or materials (e.g. art projects, computer, language skills, etc.) as designated by the teacher.
  • Administer classroom assignments for the purpose of supporting teacher's instruction.
  • Assist students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments (e.g. read stories, writing assistance, language skills, numbers, alphabet, computer programs, etc).
  • Strong communication with teacher for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress and/or implementing class objectives.
  • Maintain classroom equipment, work areas including sanitizing, as needed.
  • Monitor individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, lunchroom, playground, field trips, etc.)
  • Perform general clerical tasks (e.g. laminating, making posters, making copies, bulletin boards, filing, newsletters, etc.)
  • Report observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, appropriate and/or inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.)
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding students.

Note:   This list is not inclusive.  The employee may be expected to perform other duties requested by the classroom teacher and/or Principal

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Patience and flexibility
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Previous experience in a classroom is preferred
  • Compliance with Safe Environment requirements and approved background check.