Classroom Assistant - TRIO Upward Bound

  • Job starts
    6/11/18
  • Job ends
    8/3/18
  • Work schedule
    8:00 am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Pay Level B
    $9.85 starting wage, then $9.95 after 1,000 hours worked at this level

Major job duties

  • The primary responsibility of the Classroom Assistant is to provide assistance to Upward Bound summer instructors.
    • Participate in planning meetings with the classroom instructor
    • Escort various groups of students to their assigned classrooms
    • Assist students, tutor small groups, supervise cooperative group activities or help with research under the direction of the classroom instructor and summer program staff
    • Provide instructor with assistance on activities that may include duplicating papers and tests, classroom set-up, or clerical tasks as agreed upon with the teacher and summer program staff
    • Share specific insights about students with the classroom instructor in order to assist in the evaluation of students
    • Assist in maintaining discipline in classroom, on campus, and other areas appropriate to the activity or learning situation
    • Facilitate student reflection on activities and presentation preparation
    • Attend staff meetings and summer events as requested by the Upward Bound professional staff
    • Monitor areas where students gather to ensure the safety of all students  Serve as a positive role model
    • Attend a one day orientation during the week of June 1. Exact date to be determined
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and experience

  • Applicant must have at least two years college experience (as a student).
  • Must possess strong leadership qualities and have the ability to function as a team player.
  • Also important:
    • Dependability and promptness
    • The ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty at collegiate and high school levels
    • Must be sensitive, respectful and understanding of the needs of economically and academically disadvantaged, ethnically diverse high school students
    • Must be able to establish and maintain a trusting and productive working relationship with program students and staff Must possess the commitment, stamina and flexibility to participate constructively in potentially stressful personal interactions and situations

To apply

To apply, email your resume AND letter of interest to: trio.upwardbound@metrostate.edu