To assist in the classroom with a teacher and help with providing guidance and instructional experiences that are academically and developmentally appropriate for each student assigned to the classroom.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
As a Teacher Assistant, you’ll be responsible for individual students – or smaller groups of students – who need assistance to absorb the lesson material. You’ll work with the Lead Teacher to build plans for the class, and you’ll also help them with record-keeping.To do this job well, you should be smart and patient with a positive attitude. If you’re ready to develop yourself in the world of teaching and do some real good for our students.

Help teachers prepare lesson plans
Set up necessary material for classes
Track student attendance and class schedules
Review material taught in class with individual students with learning challenges
Work with smaller groups of students for remedial teaching or reinforcing the learning process
Escort and supervise students in field trips and school activities
Make sure classrooms are safe and tidy before classes start
Assist teachers with various tasks, like grading assignments and informing parents of their children’s progress
Help students adjust, learn and socialize and report to teachers about possible behavioral issues

Experience as a Teacher Assistant or working with children
Familiarity with school tasks and learning methods
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Cool-tempered and positive, and flexible attitude
Firm but kind personality
A love for teaching and the ability to build a trusting relationship with students, teachers, and parents
A college or associate’s degree is preferred
Substitute Certification strongly suggested
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Dine language, culture, and history preferred
CPR/First Aid certification within the first 3 months of employment
CPI Training certification within the first 6 months of hire preferred
Ability to work well with children, parents, and administrators
Ability to remain calm and be professional at all times
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to multitask

Physical/Job Requirements:
Standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying up to 50 pounds, climbing, bending, reaching, kneeling, driving a vehicle, traveling long distances, writing, typing, word processing, reading, researching information, and effective communication skills.

Safety and Health:
Completed and cleared background check
Pass drug test if required for the position
Knowledge of universal hygiene precautions
Knowledge and compliance with district and school safety plans

Apply online: Job Application – Dream Diné Charter School (

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