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North Adams Public Schools
37 Main Street, Suite 200
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247

Phone:(413)776-1458
Fax:(413)776-1685
Website:napsk12.org

Company Description:
The mission of the North Adams Public Schools is to provide all students with the values, knowledge, and skills needed to reach their full potential, with the ultimate goal of becoming lifelong learners and productive members of the 21st Century.

As a district, we are committed to providing a safe environment in which all individuals embrace the core values of diversity, inclusiveness, shared community responsibility, breadth of learning, and continuous growth and improvement.

Job Title:
Teacher Assistant Drury High School
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeEducation/Training
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Required
Up to One Year
Preferred
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
48 or more college credits are required or applicant must pass ParaPro exam - Preference: Required
Description:
Job Goal: To assist in providing a classroom environment where all students, including those with special needs, can learn and participate as fully as possible.

Supervision: Reports to the Building Principal and the Director of Student Support Services.

Performance Responsibilities:

1. Work with individuals and small groups of students on all aspects of their curriculum, under the teacher’s direction.
2. Supervise and guide small and large group instruction, as set up by the teacher.
3. Assist individual children in need of special attention or programming, as requested.
4. Assist the teacher with non-instructional classroom duties, such as supervising classroom routines or preparing materials.
5. To assist with non-instructional activities such as supervision of lunchroom, assemblies, field trips, etc.
6. Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of teachers.
7. Perform related duties as requested by the classroom teacher, special education support teacher, and/or building principal.
8. Teacher assistant may be reassigned as needed.

The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business; No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.
Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent required. Must possess experience and demonstrate an aptitude for working with youth. 48 or more credits are required or applicant must pass ParaPro exam. Willingness to participate in in-service training and opportunities offered by the district.

Preferred: Additional training or education.

This position is for 6 1/2 hours per day, 5 days per week and is for the school year only.

As an employee of the North Adams Public Schools you will be subject to a Massachusetts criminal background check (CORI) and you will be required to submit to a national criminal background check by fingerprint. There is a cost associated with the national fingerprint and the prospective employee is responsible for this cost. All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results of these employment screening processes.

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