REPORTS TO: Site Administrator
The Instructional Tutor is primarily responsible for lending paraprofessional support to the classroom teacher and the TK-5 program as a whole. They will be responsible for performing specific tasks as related to student learning, family engagement and blended learning programs. In addition to this specific individualized instruction, they will work with site leads and classroom teachers to develop and implement curricula and appropriate strategies to meet the unique needs of our student population. The Instructional Tutor will utilize specialized skills learned in this classification for the care, supervision and teaching of K-5 students and perform related tasks and duties as required.
- Assists teachers with the development and presentation of learning activities and instruction for all school-aged children
- Completes daily interventions for children and tracks progress weekly.
- Leads small group activities both inside and outside of the classroom.
- Assists with assessment tools, gathering student data, observations, writing observation notes and creating effective learning spaces for students.
- Supervises students in the classroom, on the playground, in the halls and while arriving or leaving school.
- Assists with all greeting and dismissal activities of each class (depending on hours).
- Assists with opening and closing activities of each class.
- Performs general duties such as planning daily interventions and preparing learning activities.
- Provides support for parent communication.
- Assists with daily student activity set up and other site-based events.
- Meets with teachers regularly to discuss assessment and intervention data as well as other topics related to instruction.
- Maintain regular communication with students and parents, including supporting with translation
- Participate, as required, in staff development and maintain necessary documentation of such participation.
- Participate in mandatory professional development, including instructional coaching
- 1-2 years of successful, demonstrated experience working with school-age children.
- High School Diploma, or equivalent
- Implement a scripted intervention curriculum effectively
- Responsibly supervise students in all phases of the program (indoor, outdoor, activities, curriculum, etc.)
- Work effectively with students of all ages
- Adhere to safety practices, control and motivate students and preparing and maintaining accurate records
- Collaborate with classroom teacher, district staff, consultants and other school stakeholders
- Assist with family meetings and training sessions
- Work both independently and collaboratively as a team
- Understand and carry out verbal and written directions
- Read and write English with sufficient comprehension to perform duties accurately and competently
- Work and communicate effectively and cooperatively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
- Enter data on a computer and navigate various student information systems
- Perform multiple, non-technical tasks including adhering to safety practices; supervising and motivating students; preparing and maintaining accurate records.
Compensation & Benefits
EFCPS offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. For details, go to www.efcps.org/careers.
Apply online at: http://efcps.org/careers/join-our-team/
EFC Core Values
- Connected- We continually work to build trusting relationships among students, families, staff, and the Oakland community at large. We are an all-hands-on-deck network driven by empathy. We value our collective identity and the individual identities of our community members and scholars such that we have a sense of collective ownership and responsibility for each other and for our scholars.
- Inclusive- We proactively disrupt predictable patterns of opportunity, power, privilege, and performance. We create an inclusive environment where multiple perspectives are not only valued but sought, where people from all backgrounds feel seen and heard and can thrive, and where we all feel a deep sense of accountability to our mission.
- Interdependent- Our success at every level is dependent on our individual and collective sustainability. To that end, we are transparent, creative, and collaborative problem-solvers who seek to build trusting relationships. We are curious and are open to new ideas while also putting systems in place to ensure continuity so that our employees can stay, grow, thrive, and help make good on our promise to our students and families.
- Learners- We support each other to develop and grow so that we can leverage our collective power, intelligence, and passion on behalf of our students. We lean on home-grown leaders who are rooted in our community. Individuals feel known and are provided opportunities to maximize their potential in alignment with their passions and goals.