Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Marion Alabama
Reports To: Head of School
Responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant will include but are not limited to: 
  • Helping teachers with lesson preparation, including collecting materials and setting up equipment
  • Reviewing lessons or lectures with students on a one-on-one basis or in small groups
  • Supervising students in class, between classes and during recreation periods and field trips
  • Tracking attendance, grading assignments and calculating grades
  • Giving extra help to students who need special accommodations or are struggling with a concept
  • Assisting students with special learning requirements, including disabilities or English as a second language students
  • Attending faculty meetings and parent conferences
  • Collaborating with the teacher to identify students’ issues and recommend solutions
  • Observing state, school and class rules and regulations
Skills and Characteristics
  • Belief in the Breakthrough Charter School mission and educational model.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid technical skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Highly motivated and capable of seeing projects through from beginning to end.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed.
  • A cheerful and welcoming demeanor.
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a “whatever it takes” disposition.
Educational Background and Work Experience
  • Two-year associates degree required; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution preferred.
  • Experience in office management/administrative experience highly preferred.

Compensation

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Additionally, Breakthrough Charter School offers a comprehensive benefits package, partnering with PEEHIP and The Retirement System of Alabama (TRS).

Breakthrough is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. You can learn more about diversity at Breakthrough Charter School here.

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