Early Childhood Instructional Assistant - Even Start Program
Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation - Evansville, IN

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08/14/2013

It is the policy of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, veteran status, national origin, age, limited English proficiency, or disability in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Law (I.C. 22-9-1), Title IV and Title VI (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).

Questions concerning compliance with these laws should be directed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, 951 Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713, phone number 435-0963.

The interview committee will give preference to candidates who, through the interview process, past experience, and references have demonstrated the ability to interact with students, staff, and the community.

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans and veterans with service connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
Position Title: EARLY CHILDHOOD INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT - EVEN START PROGRAM

SUMMARY: Assists the early childhood instructor in daily classroom and building activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
  • Assists with small-group activities.
  • Assists teacher in maintaining discipline and other functions.
  • Assists with homes visits twice a year.
  • Presents a pleasant, caring, non-threatening attitude toward children.
  • Assists with set up of classroom and prepares materials for specialized instructional units.
  • Maintains attendance reports and related clerical functions.
  • Creates and maintains educational bulletin board displays.
  • Operates standard school equipment, e.g., copier, laminater, audiovisual equipment.
  • Escorts and supervises children as they move to and from various rooms.
  • Supervises students within the building, on the playground, and on field trips.
  • Assists with toileting and self care needs of children when necessary.
  • Assists with home visits when necessary.
  • Completes other activities as assigned.
  • Maintains regular attendance.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises students.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individualmust be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Completion of the Child Development Associate Certificate and/or completion of an associates or bachelors degree in early childhood education required.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and the school community. Ability to perform duties with awareness of, and in compliance with, corporation policies and state requirements.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perofrm the essential functions of the this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, see, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to read small print. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty pounds. The employee must be able to push items of fifty pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level can vary depending on the daily activities within the work environment. The work environment is frequently interruptive as the employee must meet multiple demands from many people. Frequently, the employee must work irregular and/or extended hours. The work environment includes inside and outside areas. The work environment includes exposure to sunlight; risk of being bitten by animals or insects; exposure to environmental allergens (grass, weeds, pollens, trees) and occasional exposure to solvents, degreasers, pesticides, and/or herbicides. The employee may be exposed to CRT's.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

SALARY: Starting Rate: $9.27/hour + single plan benefits

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