Instructional Assistant

Chicago, IL, US
Nov 29, 2018
Position Type:
Support Staff/Special Education Assistant

Date Posted:

CICS Ellison Campus

Date Available:

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Civitas Education Partners (CEP) is seeking reflective and innovative teachers for the 2018-2019 school year! CEP is a school management organization that operate four campuses of Chicago International Charter School (CICS) - CICS Ralph Ellison High School, CICS Northtown Academy High School, CICS Wrightwood Elementary School, and CICS ChicagoQuest High School. We provide our teams and students with an exceptional experience rooted in high expectations for student achievement and civic responsibility.

With one mission, 3 core values and 4 campuses, CEP is making a lasting impact on over 2,300 students in grades K-12.

Position Summary: Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical and clerical tasks in assisting the lead classroom teacher. Employee may perform a wide range of tasks in order to support the efforts of the lead teacher, meet the needs of all students, and ensure the provision of quality instruction for all students. The teacher assistant provides one-on-one assistance with academics and behavioral problems and may lead small group activities; assists lead teacher with general housekeeping and clerical duties; may serve as substitute in the absence of the lead teacher.

All CEP teachers must:
· Have strong knowledge and skills in their content area and in the art of teaching.
· Have an unwavering commitment to serving others – students, families, teammates, our communities, the greater good.
· Give and receive feedback, and be open to coaching, mentoring, partnerships.
· Embody a growth mindset in both their professional and personal lives.
· Be helpful, hard working and self-motivated - always willing to go the extra mile.

Job Qualification:
· Illinois Board of Education Paraprofessional License
· Experience in urban high school classroom settings is preferred

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