Middle School Learning Lab Assistant
Job Details
Full Time

TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the countrys most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Is a committed Christian, active in your local church and growing in your personal walk with Christ
  • Has a passion for your areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Has a personal lifestyle and character that are above reproach
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives

We are looking for a Middle School Learning Lab Assistant to work with grade-level Learning Lab Teachers to help teach study skills and executive functioning skills to students with diagnosed learning differences in the context of various subjects in the 5th-8th grade levels; the Learning Lab Assistants also manage the administration of all assessments in the Learning Lab. 

General Responsibilities

  • Manage the administration of tests and quizzes in the Learning Lab and assist students with their management of their academic responsibilities
  • Assist the grade-level Middle School Learning Lab Teacher in the following ways:
    • Monitor and assist students while in the Learning Lab with their organization and completion of homework
    • Explain directions whenever necessary for completion of assignments
    • Equip students with strategies and skills to set goals, become self-directed and be responsible for their learning
    • Develop positive, encouraging, and supportive relationships with students while still holding them accountable to MS standards for academics and behavior
    • Assist with the operation and troubleshooting of student iPads and technology used in the Learning Lab
    • Assist the grade-level Learning Lab Teacher as needed

Administrative Responsibilities 

  • Maintaining Learning Lab documents and files for Learning Lab students
  • Assist in the organization and scheduling for quizzes, tests, standardized testing, etc.
  • Transfer testing reports to electronic files
  • Monitoring grades each week for each Learning Lab student
  • Updating Learning Lab documents
  • Overseeing test collection from and return to teachers for all assessments in the Learning Lab
  • Ordering supplies as needed
  • Assist students with creating study plans as needed

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • BA or BS in Education or in Special Education is preferred but not required
  • Teaching experience in Middle School is preferred but not required
  • Must be able to demonstrate patience, compassion, desire, stamina and expertise to support students and their families daily
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to different schedules, subjects, circumstances, personalities, and student temperaments

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Normal physical demands of teaching
  • Must be able to give, receive and analyze information, prepare written materials and input information into a computer
  • Must be able to effectively communicated with colleagues, students and parents, answering questions in a professional and friendly manner

Job Details
Position: Middle School Learning Lab Assistant
Department: Middle School
Reports To: Head of Middle School
Start Date: August 2022
Hours: Full Time - 10 months
 
The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

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