This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and some experience working with children.
This position requires in-service workshop training, seminars, and courses. Incumbent must have the ability to interact and relate to students, some of which have a history of disciplinary problems. Incumbent must exercise judgment in handling student disciplinary problems and have the ability to de-escalate conflict situations. Incumbent must have good listening and communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with others. Incumbent may be required to operate a variety of office equipment (e.g., photocopiers, personal computers, etc). All work must be done in accordance with Austin ISD policies and procedures (e.g., rules of discipline).
Employees in this position must be able to read, write, and speak/communicate in English in order to receive and to provide work-related information in a timely manner to other employees, supervisors, principals, school personnel, volunteers and where appropriate, visitors and students.
JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
Incumbent is responsible for monitoring a study hall period and providing general assistance to students, either in a regular study hall or in a discipline program.
Take roll, record attendance, issue, and verify student passes.
Monitor student behavior, maintain a quiet atmosphere, and enforce school rules.
Ensure students work on material assigned by their teachers.
Discipline students as necessary.
Ensure that specific materials and supplies are ready for classroom use.
Assist teachers and other staff and perform clerical duties as necessary.
Alert teachers, counselors, Assistant Principals, or Principal of an individual child's special needs or problems.
Counsel students on non-academic difficulties as required.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:
Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is generally conducted in an ISS study hall or classroom environment. In extreme cases, incumbent may be exposed to violent and/or aggressive children. This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position.
PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
A Principal or other school official supervises incumbent. Incumbent will have interaction with students, parents, teachers, principals, and other support staff and school officials.
Duty Days: 209
Pay Grade: IS 3
Starting Salary: $14.36/Hr
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Employee Discount Program
Closing Date: Until Filled
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Austin Independent School District