Openings as of 2/22/2017
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Produces and directs school musical including music and choreography.
Auditions students to select cast and assign parts.
Rehearses students to ensure mastery of parts.
Assigns non-performing students to backstage production tasks, such as constructing, painting, moving scenery; managing properties and costuming; operating stage lighting and sound equipment; and operating the stage counter-weight system. Organizes, plans, and directs the respective play (musical) including being responsible for:
Lighting and sound design and application
Set design and construction 5. Developing a rehearsal schedule 6. Any other duty necessary to the success of a production 7. All communication with parents regarding rehearsal schedules. 8. Secures parent volunteers to assist with costumes, program, sets and back stage during performances. 9. Holds parent information meeting. 10. Ensures the safety of students by adhering to both stage safety while on stage and general school rules and regulations. 11. Creates an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of middle school students. 12. Other duties as assigned by the principal or other administrative staff.
Demonstrates expertise in knowledge and teaching of dramatics, music and choreography.
Experience working with middle school students.
Strong communication, public relation, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.
BANNOCKBURN SCHOOL DISTRICT 106
Job Description: Teacher Assistant
To provide support and supervision to one or more students, enabling them to receive greater benefit from the district's programs.
I. Organizational Relationships
The Teacher Assistant receives guidance from the classroom teacher, Learning Behavior
Specialist, Administration and/or Related Services Professionals and reports to the Administration.
• Illinois State Board of Education teaching or substitute certificate, or NCLB Paraprofessional Approval
• Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions
• Ability to visually supervise students, assess situations for safety concerns
• Ability to exercise sound judgment in making decisions regarding the safety and welfare of students
• Ability to perform assigned duties and tasks with a minimum of direction
• Ability to maintain effective public, student and co-worker relationships
• Ability to physically move about the school building and playground
• Ability to participate in and apply district-approved behavior management procedures
III. Performance Responsibilities
1. Under the supervision of the teacher, work with individuals and/or small groups to reinforce academic, social emotional, and functional skills initially introduced by the teacher and/or related services professionals.
2. Establish a positive and supportive relationship with the student(s), which encourages independent functioning rather than dependency.
3. Help students operate and care for equipment or instructional materials assigned by teacher.
4. Provide instructional support as directed by the teacher or Learning Behavior Specialist, including distributing and collecting materials, checking assignments, supervising testing, and guiding independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher.
5. Collect student data and keep accurate records related to academic and/or behavioral progress as directed
6. Assist with the supervision of student(s) including but not limited to: during in-school transitions, emergency drills, assemblies, play periods, lunchtime/recess, before/after school, trips to the office, library and/or field trips.
7. Support established classroom and behavior management procedures.
8. Alert the teacher to any problem or special information about the assigned student(s).
9. Maintain high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information regarding students.
10. Participate in in-service training programs as assigned.
11. Knowledge of computers and technology.
12. Perform other duties that may be assigned by supervisor.
13. Dresses appropriately at all times consistent with school and community standards.
IV. Physical Requirements
1. In order to ensure student safety, must be visually, auditorily, and verbally functional.
2. Be able to document and retrieve information via writing and keyboarding.
3. Be able to stand and walk around continuously for up to six hours.
4. The ability to crouch or stoop as needed in order to assist seated students.
5. The ability to support student(s) with their self-care skills, including dressing, feeding, mealtime, and toileting if required.
6. Capable of providing physical support to students including but not limited to: positioning, lifting, and physical redirection, (up to 50 lbs) as indicated in the I.E.P. and/or directed by certified staff members.
7. Maintain consistent attendance.
The building administrator will evaluate performance of the teacher assistant with input from the teacher or teachers that the assistant works with.