The University of Texas Permian Basin, K-12 STEM Academy, welcomes applicants for the position of Teacher Assistant. Reporting to the school Principal, the Teacher Assistants will assist teachers and students in daily classroom activities.
Starting pay range for this position is $24,000 to $30,000/year.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:• Assists teachers and students in daily classroom activities• Participates cooperatively in the system of evaluation as stated in the Charter’s guidelines• Participates in assigned committees, school and parent meetings• Additional duties, as assigned
SCHEDULE: This is a salary non-exempt, non-tenured TEA funded teaching assistant position. Generally, this position will require the teacher assistant to be on campus during the hours of 7:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Teacher assistants are scheduled to participate in various professional development days as scheduled each academic school year.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered. Link to job posting at the UTPB Careers site: https://utpb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2503.
Please include all required documents with your submission.
Unofficial transcripts of all college work are acceptable for purposes of the application. Official transcripts are required upon hire.
The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at www.utpb.edu.
The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
UT Permian Basin participates in e-Verify.
•The ability to meet one or more of the Highly Qualified paraprofessionals requirements:
• Complete at least two years of study at an institution of higher education (defined as 48 semester hours or equivalent trimester hours) of college coursework or an applicable number of semester hours as defined by the institution of higher education attended, whichever is less; • Possess an Associate’s (or higher) degree; • Meet a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate, through a formal state or local academic assessment - - Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics; or, - Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate
• Good communication and organizational skills, detail focus, strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrated knowledge and understanding of child growth and development; effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning• The ability to successfully complete and pass a criminal background check