4414 S Evans Chicago, IL 60653
Carter G. Woodson Technology/Teacher Assistant
OSI Transformation & Turnaround Schools
Reports to: School Principal
Purpose of the Position: Assumes professional responsibility for providing learning experiences in Technology Education and supervision of students in a supportive and positive climate that develops in each student the skills, attitudes, and knowledge to meet and exceed using approved curricula, materials and directives of the school. Achieving academic excellence may require that the Technology Assistant work collaboratively with other members of the school staff and with parents.
Principal Accountabilities & General Responsibilities:
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:
- Collaborate with teachers in implementing technology into the curriculum.
- Perform all functions and procedures necessary to install & maintain school network hardware and software
- Structure technology education of students, teachers and staff. (Additional instruction of parents or community members may also strengthen technology skills of students.)
- Recommend hardware, software and related resources.
- Provide simple troubleshooting of software and hardware for teachers, and will serve as a liaison with ITS ensuring technical problems are resolved.
- Create, maintain and oversee integration of technology plan for school.
- Develop and implement NWEA testing schedule.
- Coordinate the use of technology with school personnel.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Authentic commitment to pre-planned and strategic PROFFESSIONAL LEARNNG both individually and in groups
- A commitment to personally doing your part to ensure HEALTHY & HONEST COLLABORATION AMONG ADULTS
- Experience in providing training for adults. Classroom management for working with students. Evidence of leadership and organizational skills. Considerable working knowledge of computer operating systems used in Chicago Public Schools. Experience with local area networks.
- Strong leadership, collaboration, and communication skills; ability to work a diverse group of professionals around a clear goal
- General knowledge of the behavior patterns of school-aged children
- Knowledge of basic educational methods and techniques
- Working knowledge of proper English grammar and spelling and skills in basic arithmetic
- Knowledge of Chicago Public Schools rules and regulations
- Ability to follow and confer written and oral instructions, ability to work with and for school-aged children, ability to maintain an orderly classroom environment
- Demonstrated skill in working with school-aged children
- Ability to develop strong, empathetic relationships with students and their families
- Strong general knowledge of the population of students at risk and experience with successful intervention strategies for these students; knowledge of student social and emotional development
- 3 or more years of experience in an urban school or related setting is preferred
- Completion of an Associate's degree from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or another regional accrediting body, or the successful completion of at least sixty (60) semester hours of college credit at a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or another regional accrediting body, or the successful completion of a state approved paraprofessional assessment, supplemented by at least one year of work experience as a Chicago Public School's Teacher Assistant.
Physical Requirements. Medium Work: Exerting up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to twenty (20) pounds of force frequently, and/or to ten (10) pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands include the ability to reach, handle, and finger objects; talk and hear; occasional use of near visual acuity and frequent use of far visual acuity.