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Classroom Monitor (Act 91)

Company: Substitute Teacher Service
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

In order to participate in the Classroom Monitor Program (PA Act 91), you must have completed 60 semester hours or the equivalent of courses at a regionally accredited college or university located in Pennsylvania or have at least three (3) years experience as a paraprofessional in a school entity and is currently employed as a paraprofessional in a school entity. You must be at least 25 years of age; and have completed a training on classroom management which will be provided to you.Position Summary A classroom monitor may be employed to provide coverage and deliver preplanned assignments in classrooms; importantly, a classroom monitor may not plan lessons or create or grade student work. Job Duties Day to day job duties of a classroom monitor are determined by the classroom teacher or his/her designee, as they may vary depending upon the changing needs of the classroom(s), student(s), and/or school district. Classroom monitors of any capacity are subject to daily reassignment, depending on the needs of the day. The classroom monitor must comply with the duties outlined by the classroom teacher, principal or designee. Qualifications and Required Documents Proof of completed 60 semester hours or the equivalent of courses at a regionally accredited college or university located in Pennsylvania or proof of at least three (3) years experience as a paraprofessional in a school entity and is currently employed as a paraprofessional in a school entity A Pennsylvania Criminal Records check (Act 34) that is clean and less than 5 years old ** A Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance History (Act 151) that is clean and less than 5 years old ** A FBI Criminal History Record that is clean and less than 5 years old ** - We recommend that you use our web links posted on our website to be sure to get the correct clearances. You can find those at the bottom of the Open Positions Page Proof of a TB test or chest x-ray that is less than two years old 3 professional references (contact information) and/or letters A Resume Routing number and account number for direct deposit setup 2 Valid forms of Identification for I-9. Click here for acceptable forms. A valid, working email address __ not a college or university address for those will expire! If you do not have a valid email address, it is r ecommended that you set up for example a Hotmail or GMail email account. This is how all future communications from STS will reach you. Effective 12/22/2014: In accordance with PA Act 168 of 2014,contact information for all current and past employers will be needed, for all jobs held where you have or had direct contact with children. ** Please note: clearances cannot be older than 5 years however, some districts may require new clearances that are less than 1 year old!If you have taken any mandated training for Act 126 (Mandated Reporting) and/or Act 71 (Suicide Prevention), please provide proof of training-preferably a certificate of completion. Please include any additional certificates for specialized training (i.e. Crisis Prevention Intervention). Essential Function Substitute teaching is an essential part of the educational process. Each school year all district s will look to build a workforce of substitute teachers to help aide their teachers and allow them to be replaced in times of need for the district. Each school district will rely on a qualified and enthusiastic group of sub s that can step-up and continue the educational process in the absence of a teacher. It s essential that the substitute teacher continues the primary teacher s lesson plan so that the curriculum plan at hand continues to be carried out. Essential duties and responsibilities of this position may vary in nature due to changes in schedule, student or district need, and include but are not limited to: Reports to the office upon arrival for check-in and reviews the plans and schedules for the day. Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about school personnel. Assumes the responsibility for overseeing student behavior in the classroom, during lunch, activity periods and out-of-class settings. Executes instructional activities with individual students or small groups of students following the absent teachers lesson plans. Provides instruction to special needs children who are part of the classroom dynamic. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Proficiency in maintaining efficient classroom management skills. Conduct yourself in a polite and professional manner with other staff members and building administrators. Other duties may be required that are not enumerated here that are part of the classroom teacher s curriculum or duties.Reasonable Accommodations Statement To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function outlined above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time Ability to quickly trail any student that elopes Moderate lifting from 15-35 pounds Moving of various items - up to 30 pounds Manual dexterity to use office equipmentOther Physical Requirements Ability to write legibly Vision (Near, Color, Depth Perception) Sense of Sound (Ability to hear fire alarms, bells, and PA system) Sense of Touch Ability to speak clearly and distinctly Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Environment Work is performed in all areas of district buildings, grounds, vehicles, and/or any area in which a district activity or function is taking place, includes field trips, work-based learning, etc. Exposed to varying degrees of temperature relative to the conditions occurring in nature outside. Emotional Environment The ability to work with students and adults displaying a variety of emotions including, but not limited to, joy, happiness, sorrow, fear, anger and aggression in controlled, uncontrolled and unpredictable situations.At your interview, we will take a photo of you for an ID badge or request a current photo. Please dress appropriately.

Keywords: Substitute Teacher Service, Harrisburg , Classroom Monitor (Act 91), Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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