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Inst Asst 3/General: Westridge Elementary

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Job Title Inst Asst 3/General
Vacancy # 13481211D
Position # Typing Teacher
# of Openings 1
Category Instructional Services
Employment PROV
Salary $13.19/hour
Calendar Days 180 School
Published Date 01/02/2019
Target Fill Date 12/11/2018 
Closing Date 01/16/2019 
Location Westridge Elementary
1720 West 1460 North
Provo, UT 84604
Experience 0-1
Degrees / Certificates
Contact Information:
Becky Thomas
1720 West 1460 North
Provo, UT 84604


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Job Summary
The job of Instructional Assistant 3 General was established for the purpose/s of coordinating, preparing, and presenting instructional activities to small groups or individuals under the direction of a supervising teacher; disseminating and receiving information; coordinating and implementing curriculum for small group or individual instruction; providing recommendations for activities, equipment, and supplies that enhance the small group or individual instruction; and assessing small group or individual progress. This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: Plans, prepares, and delivers instruction to small groups or individuals under the direction of the supervisor/classroom teacher.
This job reports to Supervising Teacher.

Essential Functions
With the approval of the supervising teacher, communicates with staff, students and/or parents for the purpose of providing information and direction regarding plans, activities, schedules, etc. Plans, prepares and delivers instruction to small groups or individuals for the purpose of meeting the educational needs of students. Directs overall activities of assigned groups or individuals for the purpose of providing a quality learning environment. Identifies program needs (e.g. materials, equipment, supplies, space requirements, etc.) for the purpose of providing recommendations that will enhance group or individual activities in accordance with established District guidelines. Prepares and maintains a variety of reports and documentation (e.g. program objectives, schedules, student progress reports, etc.) for the purpose of complying with District requirements and/or presenting information to other staff and/or parents. Responds to inquiries of other school personnel for the purpose of providing information, assistance and/or direction. Conducts on-going assessment of small groups or individuals for the purpose of reporting progress and designing curriculum. Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements

SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work
priorities; applying pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; coordinating activities with other schools, districts and/or agencies; facilitating department goals; and organizing and communicating information and concepts.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledgebased competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and subjects of assignments; pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; and relevant professional standards and practices.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather and/or collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with others; work with similar types of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with persons of varied educational and cultural backgrounds; meeting deadlines and schedules; and setting priorities.

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods and coordinating instruction and management of assigned students. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform
the job's functions. There is some opportunity to affect the organization's services.

Work Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 30% sitting, 30% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.

High School diploma or equivalent

Job-related experience preferred

Certificates & Licenses
Must be NCLB Highly Qualified for Title 1 Schools

Required Testing
None specified

Criminal Justice Fingerprint Background Clearance

Continuing Education/Training
Occasionally as needed to perform changing essential functions of position

FLSA Status

Salary Grade
Lane 3

This position is teaching 4th and 5th graders typing.  Applicant needs to be able to manage a class of 30-35 students.  

Must be able to commit for the remainder of the school year.
You will be working Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and Thursdasy from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. with 1/2 hour planning time per week.

Possiblity of additional hours may be available. 
Application Procedure
Please attach resume and include three references. 
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