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Teaching Assistant - Milwaukee, WI

Post Date: 11/30/2021

Req. Number: 91943

City: Milwaukee

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53212

Description:

Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge in partnership with our client, a Christian faith-based charter school organization, seeks full-time teaching assistants for their K8 and High School settings.

This position will work directly with students in primary, middle and high school grade level at their Milwaukee school locations.

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Support a positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment where all scholars are invested in their academic excellence and character growth and can fulfill their potential
  • Provide assistance in lesson preparation (making copies, gathering materials, passing out supplies, etc.)
  • Assist teacher in achieving the highest outcomes for students and actively engaging in the planning process
  • Apply classroom management techniques and appropriate scholar corrections and disciplinary actions
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including but not limited to: attendance, behavior, and student achievement data
  • Set and hold scholars accountable to extremely high academic and school-wide behavioral standards
  • Implement lessons, assessments, and character education as designed by the lead teacher
  • Support students through one-on-one tutoring or small group instruction, implementing remediation or acceleration with guidance from the lead teacher
  • Assist teacher in maintaining on-task behavior in the classroom by consistently complimenting, checking for understanding and refocusing students
  • Support students on educational technology – helping with log in and computer usage, reinforcing procedures, answering questions and monitoring student activity
  • Monitor students during lunch, recess, arrival, dismissal, and other key transitions throughout the day
  • Recognize, celebrate and reward scholar achievement and character development
  • Build rapport with scholars, parents, and families
  • Continually improve teaching skills by seeking out constructive feedback and professional development opportunities
  • Perform other duties as requested or required

Requirements:

Competencies

Serving Leader

  • Provide vigilant supervision for the physical safety and well-being of scholars while on campus or off-campus for school functions

Collaborative Relationships

  • Build rapport with scholars, parents, and families
  • Continually improve teaching skills by seeking out constructive feedback and professional development opportunities

Resource Management

  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including but not limited to: attendance, behavior, student achievement data, grades, progress reports, parent communication, text books, etc.

Forming Character

  • Apply classroom management techniques and appropriate scholar corrections and disciplinary actions
  • Assume responsibility for scholar success by holding all scholars accountable to school-wide behavioral expectations
  • Recognize, celebrate and reward scholar achievement and character development

Academic Excellence

  • Establish a positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment where all scholars are invested in their academic excellence and character growth and can fulfill their potential
  • Set measurable, ambitious, and attainable goals for the year and each interim assessment cycle
  • Evaluate individual scholar academic progress through regular and varied assessments

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Associate’s Degree preferred
  • At least one year of teacher experience is a plus
  • Experience working with youth and families in low income urban communities
  • Proficient with technology
  • Valid teaching credential or willingness to attain one preferred

Personal Qualities

  • Integrity, credibility, and passionate commitment to our client's mission of Christ, College, and Character
  • Proactive and hands-on strategic thinker who enjoys tackling challenges and overcoming obstacles
  • Strong relationship building, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Commitment to loving our scholars, an unwavering belief that all children can and must succeed, and a deep passion for developing the character of a serving leader in every child
  • Driven by a passion for ensuring every scholar has an excellent education

Open to feedback and committed to continuously improving

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