Bilingual Teaching Assistant

| October 21, 2014

Bilingual Teaching Assistant!

Job Description!

About the American Dream School!

The American Dream School is a new dual-language (Spanish/English) middle school in the Mott Haven

area of the South Bronx. We will offer a project-based, dual-language program that cultivates bilingualism

and biliteracy.!

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About the Position!

The Teaching Assistant’s will provide a wide range of instructional duties in direct services to students or

parents. A Teaching Assistant will also provide assistance in the implementation of instruction and other

education services under the direction of a teacher.! !

Responsibilities!

Classroom Preparation!

• Discuss assigned duties with teachers for planning, preparation and development of teaching aids!

• Prepare lesson materials, including technological equipment and bulletin boards!

• Distribute materials and assist in other time management/organizational duties!

• Type, file, and duplicate materials!

Teaching Responsibilities!

• Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups!

• Assist in the distribution, collection and grading of tests and homework assignments!

• Observe students’ performance, and record relevant data to assess progress!

• Participate in teacher-parent conferences regarding students’ progress or problems!

• Provide extra assistance to students with special needs including physical help!

• Attend and participate in staff meetings!

• Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities!

Classroom Management Responsibilities!

• Supervise and manage students in all spaces, upholding ADS core values, rules and policies!

• Instruct, maintain, and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and material!

• Maintain accurate records and create reports !

Additional Responsibilities!

• Assist with Special Education testing!

• Assist with breakfast/lunch duties!

• Perform other assigned duties! !

Position Requirements!

• Bilingual Spanish/English;!

• Strong organizational skills;!

• Maintain confidentiality and meets deadlines, complete assignments with consistent accuracy;!

• Tech-savvy; familiarity and experience with Microsoft Office, Gmail, Google docs/drive; !

• Effective verbal, writing and listening skills.!

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To Apply!

Please send a resume and cover letter to teach@theamericandreamschool.org explaining your interest in

the role and outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the  Teaching Assistant

position. In addition, please describe how the mission of the American Dream School speaks to you.

Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.

510 E141st Street, Bronx, New York 718.585.3071 !

www.theamericandreamschool.org