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TSD Knoxville - Educational Assistant

Title
TSD Knoxville - Educational Assistant
Location
Knoxville, TN
Description
The Educational Assistant’s at TSD assist teachers in the classroom with the daily operation of instruction and classroom management. Educational Assistant’s provide academic support to students in all grades as assigned.

Full-time 10- month position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist teachers in the classroom
• Provides tutoring help to students
• Assist with student self-help skills
• Substitutes in classroom with teachers are absent
• Supervises students at lunch
• Transports students to various off campus activities
• Prepares instructional materials
• Abides by all state regulations and school procedures
• Prepares a variety of standard records and reports
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Preferred applicant will be able to communicate fluently through sign language
• Ability to utilize computers and other educational technologies in the classroom.
• Knowledge of classroom structure
• Experience working with deaf and hard of hearing students in educational settings
• Intermediate knowledge of computer operation
• Ability to multi-task and change tasks rapidly
Benefits
Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement pension, 401(k) match, employee assistance program, personal and sick leave (PTO) and more. A full listing of employee benefits can be found here: https://www.tn.gov/hr/employees1/benefits.html
Requirements
• Completed two years (48 hours) of study at an institution of higher learning or obtained an Associate degree or higher
• Passed the Para Pro Assessment
• Computer skills required to assist students on educational devices
• Possess current Tennessee Driver’s license and clean driving record
• SLPI:ASL rating of Survival or above required; SLPI:ASL rating of Intermediate preferred. American Sign Language (ASL) sign classes and skill development support available for selected qualified applicants who do not meet the rating level.
Salary
State of Tennessee Salary Grade 019- $1,969 per month
Contact Human Resources
Phone: 865-579-2500
Fax:
employment@tsdeaf.org
2725 Island Home Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37920
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